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EMY Awards adjudges CEO of L’AINE Services Woman of the Year

Chief Executive of L’AINE Services Limited, Dr. Mrs Ellen Hagan has been adjudged the “Ultimate Woman of the Year” (Yaa Asantewaa) Award at the just ended EMY Awards 2017, which was held at Kempinski Hotel on 24th June 2017. Dr. Mrs. Hagan was the only woman honored out of 31 awards for men.  She was honored for being “a woman ...

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Chief Moomen challenges claims by Ghana@60 C’ttee Chairman

Playwright Chief Moomen, has responded to the account made by Chairman of the Ghana60Years On Anniversary Planning Committee, Ken Amankwah with regards to the Wogbejeke performance at the anniversary celebrations. In a statement signed by the chairman of the committee, Ken Amankwah, he said the committee went into an agreement with Chief that the fee he charged for their performance ...

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Chief Moomen had no formal contract with us – Ghana@60 C’ttee

Chairman of the Ghana@60 Anniversary Planning Committee, Ken Amankwah, has responded to allegations by playwright Chief Moomen that the committee owes him part payment of his fee for their Wogbejeke performance at the anniversary celebrations. In two separate Facebook posts last week, Chief Moomen, the producer and writer of the Wogbejeke theatrical performance, had remonstrated his displeasure with the situation ...

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JAY-Z’s digital-only album goes platinum in under a week

JAY-Z’s digital-only album 4:44 has gone platinum within five days – despite limits on who could access it. The music was only available on Tidal, the star’s own streaming service, and to customers of US mobile firm Sprint. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) platinum certification, which requires more than one million sales, is rare for digital-only albums. The ...

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Grill and Barbecue festival hits Accra in August

Following the success of the Grill and BBQ Festival in other African countries, Golden Apple Marketing Solutions and 6AM Playhaus are poised to bring Ghanaians the very best of grills and barbecue Accra has to offer under one roof. The Festival, to be held on two consecutive days in August at the La Tente DC 10 Restaurant, will be the ...

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Ama K. Abebrese to host FACE List Awards in New York

Award-winning Ghanaian-British actress Ama Konadu Abebrese will be hosting this year’s FACE List Awards slated for Saturday, July 15 in New York City, USA. Dubbed the pan-African achievement honours, The FACE List Awards celebrate the icons and heroes of today who have paved the way for the younger generation and impacted the discourse on pan-Africa’s image, its future, and potential. ...

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This is why Ed Sheeran quit Twitter

Ed Sheeran says he’s quit Twitter after receiving a stream of abuse. “I’ve actually come off Twitter completely,” he told The Sun. “I can’t read it. “I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things. One comment ruins your day. But that’s why I’ve come off it.” The star, who has 19 million followers, says he’ll keep the ...

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Jay-Z album boosts his Tidal streaming site

Jay-Z’s upstart Tidal streaming service has enjoyed a surge of interest after the rap mogul released his latest album exclusively on the platform. Tidal — which Jay-Z acquired in 2015 but trails far behind streaming leader Spotify as well as Apple Music — has seen a jump in downloads coinciding with the release of Jay-Z’s “4:44” album on Friday. Tidal ...

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Light-skinned women are easier to break down – Kodak Black

Rapper Kodak Black is being criticised for saying he prefers lighter-skinned women because it’s easier to “break them down”. The 20-year-old said he doesn’t date women with his skin complexion because they’re “too tough”. He said the comments in an interview after a charity basketball game. This comes after an Instagram Live Video, in which he said: “I don’t really ...

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Andy Serkis’ directorial debut Breathe to open 61st London film festival

Breathe, the directorial debut of Andy Serkis, has been selected as the opening film of this year’s BFI London film festival. Starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, Breathe is based on the true story of Robin Cavendish, who was diagnosed with polio while in Kenya and given months to live, only to survive and become an advocate for the rights of disabled people. ...

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