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Gospel music missing in MUSIGA’s Top 20 Songs for 2017

No gospel music made it to the top 20 most played songs on the radio for 2017, a list compiled by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). Ebony’s ‘Sponsor’ tops the list, followed by Wutah’s ‘Bronya,’ with Kidi’s ‘Odo’ taking the 3rd spot. Other artistes whose songs made it to the list are Magnom, Kuami Eugene, Patapaa and Shatta Wale. The ...

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Kwame Dadzie writes: Who takes over from Obuor as MUSIGA President? [Article]

In February, 2016 I hosted former MUSIGA President Diana Hopeson on Care TV and she made some interesting revelations about the ‘heir apparent’ to the MUSIGA Presidency, after Obuor. She said she prepared Obuor to be her successor and that she would even play an advisory role to Obuor to prepare the next MUSIGA President. “Well, every good leader prepares ...

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5th MUSIGA Grand Ball held at Banquet Hall

The Musicians’ Union of Ghana (MUSIGA)’s held its annual grand ball came at the State Banquet Hall in Accra yesterday. The programme which has over the years been held to raise funds for the Ageing Musicians’ Welfare Fund had in attendance President Akufo Addo, Kennedy Agyapong, former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, among other important personalities. Speaking at the ...

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Nana Addo ‘makes fun’ of expatriates saga at MUSIGA ball

President Nana Akufo-Addo literally made fun of the controversy that enveloped the Trade and Industry Ministry following claims that monies were extorted from expatriates,  at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards ceremony. According to the Minority, expatriates were charged between $25,000 and $100,000 to sit by the President at the ceremony. Speaking during the MUSIGA Presidential Ball on Friday, he jokingly said he ...

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Publish breakdown of the GH¢ 2m – Gallaxy to Obuor

Some musicians in Ghana are still not convinced by Obuor’s account of how the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) used the GH¢ 2 million given to the music industry 5 years ago. Music duo Gallaxy who are not satisfied with accounts made by MUSIGA President Bice ‘Obuor’ Osei Kuffuor, told Citi Showbiz that the President should publish a breakdown of how the ...

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MUSIGA spent GH¢ 800,000 of GH¢2m gov’t fund on research – Obour

Stakeholders of the music industry may now heave a sigh of relief as their quest to know how the GH¢ 2 million given the music sector by the government in 2012 was used, is gradually being satisfied. The President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) Bice ‘Obour’ Osei Kuffuor has revealed to Accra-based Starr FM that only GH¢ 800,000 ...

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We’ll give Paapa Yankson state burial – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo Addo has assured the family of deceased highlife legend Paapa Yankson of government’s support to give him a beffiting state burial. The final funeral rites for Paapa Yankson will be held on 21st October, 2017. Akufo-Addo said this at a meeting with a delegation of family and friends led by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Catherine Abelema ...

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Okyehene commits to fighting galamsey in Atiwa forest

The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori-Panyin II, has reiterated his commitment to protect the Atiwa  forest from the activities of illegal miners and chainsaw operators. He said this  when the President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Bice Osei Kuffour, popularly known as Obour, and some musicians paid a courtesy call on him at his palace on Monday. The musicians, including ...

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MUSIGA honours Kasapreko boss

The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) has conferred an honorary award to the Founder and Group Chairman of Kasapreko Company Limited, Dr Kwabena Adjei for his support to the music industry. The award, Music Pillar Honour Award, was presented to Dr Adjei at the just-ended MUSIGA Grand Ball held in Accra over the weekend for his “great support and pivotal ...

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MUSIGA to mourn with Obour on Saturday

Mr Bice Osei-Kuffour aka Obour, the President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), would on Saturday October 22, bury his late mother, Madam Christiana Addo at Juaso in the Ashanti Region. The burial would be held at the Juaso Town Park on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 for the memorial service. Juaso is expected to be in ...

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