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Weinstein sorry for using Streep’s name

Harvey Weinstein has apologised to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence after his lawyers used their names in his defence against a legal action. His lawyers want a class action lawsuit dismissed for being too broad and used favourable quotes from the two stars. But Ms Streep described the way they used the fact he did not abuse her as “pathetic”, ...

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‘Aquaman’ early test screening reactions praise action, ‘emotional’ film

Aquaman

Positive early reactions from an Aquaman test screening point to a bounce back for Warner Bros. and DC Films. After Wonder Woman was universally praised, the expectation was that Justice League could continue to send the DC movie universe in the right direction. The movie was instead plagued by a Frankenstein edit, production drama and tragedy, and continues to be a major topic of conversation. The studio ...

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I’m the best thing that happened to GH comedy – David Oscar

David Oscar

Ghanaian comedian-turned-musician, David Oscar Dogbe, has asked the public to ignore comedians who have conferred on themselves kingly and queenly titles. In a Facebook post he made on Wednesday, 21st February, 2018, the ‘Rasta Love’ singer said he is the best thing that happened to Ghanaian stand-up comedy. “Forget your kings, king – kongs, queens and self imposed monarchs. I am ...

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‘Black Panther’ earns $426.6 million globally

Black Panther

The superhero film made history at the Presidents Day box office after continually beating expectations; globally, it has earned $426.6 million. In a defining moment for diversity and Hollywood, Disney’s and Marvel Studios’ Black Panther debuted to a record-shattering $242 million at the Presidents Day box office, according to updated estimates. The bold superhero film passed up Star Wars: The ...

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Michelle Obama commends Black Panther producers

Michelle Obama has sent congratulations to the makers of Black Panther after a weekend that saw the superhero film rack up blockbuster box-office takings. “I loved this movie,” wrote the former First Lady on Monday. “Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen,” she said. And it seems she’s not alone in ...

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Help make ‘Mansa Musa’ a ‘Black Panther’ – Chief Moomen

The current buzz surrounding Marvel Studio’s superhero film, ‘Black Panther,’ has prodded Ghanaian playwright Chief Moomen to tighten his appeal for support for his yet-to-be-staged play, ‘Mansa Musa.’ According to Chief Moomen, the acceptance of ‘Black Panther’ is an indication that people are tired of negative stories about the black race and he believes his ‘Mansa Musa’ play which also ...

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I was on snapchat with Ebony when she died — ‘Boyfriend’ reveals

A rising Ghanaian artiste identified as O Gee, who has been captured in numerous videos with Ebony in romantic positions, has come out as the boyfriend of singer Ebony Reigns after her death. The two were pretty close when she was alive and he’s been speaking out in sorrow since she passed. O Gee, speaking on GhOne TV, revealed that ...

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Ebony’s death: MUSIGA demands dualization of intercity highways

The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) is demanding the dualization of major intercity highways in the country. The president of the Union, Bice Osei Kuffuor, also known as Obuor, in an interaction with the press at the 1-week memorial of late dancehall musician, Ebony said the failure of successive governments to dualize major highways has resulted in several preventable deaths. ...

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Creative Arts Bill needs critical review – FOCAB

A pressure group for the creative arts industry, Federation of Concerned Arts Professionals (FOCAP), has called on powers that be to make some important changes in the Creative Arts Bill before it is implemented. Their call comes after the interim Creative Arts Council organized a stakeholders meeting for creative artistes on 9th February, 2018 to discuss the bill before it is ...

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Ebony’s death: Tourism Ministry to embark on road safety campaign

The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Art Catherine Abelema Afeku, has said her Ministry will embark on a road safety awareness campaign to ensure sanity on the roads and save more lives. Her comments follow the sudden demise of music icon Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng, known in show-business as Ebony Reigns. Speaking at Ebony’s one-week memorial service on Sunday, Abelema ...

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