It’s been a year since Ghanaian poet and novelist, Prof Kofi Awoonor was shot and killed during the Westgate Mall terrorists attack in Kenya. And in his memory, a number of activities would be held in Ghana and Kenya to mark his death.
In a painter’s studio tucked away in a quiet corner at Dzorwulu in Accra, one of the nation’s best known artists has been busy getting works ready for his upcoming exhibition scheduled for September 18 at the Artists Alliance Gallery.
Sometimes the romantic half of me takes over my emotions. And I dare say that sometimes, I can really be overly passionate! On the contrary, Obodai, until recently, wasn’t that dreamy. Thanks to his temperament.
Just as Sarkodie felt the need to voice his opinions about what he perceived as some shortfalls in the Ghanaian entertainment media in his song, Free Press, another hiplife artiste, Tintin O’clock, has taken up the mantle and responded to Sarkodie in kind.
The Bigshots Band, originally formed as a resident students’ dance band of the Music Department of the University of Ghana in 2008, will on Friday, September 12 launch their maiden TuNaMeNsa album at the Efua Sutherland Drama Studio, University of Ghana, Legon.
Nigerian artiste based in Ghana, Eze, whose popular song, Anago, shot him to fame in the early 2000s has expressed his disappointment at the inability of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) to put measures in place that would groom young talents.
(CNN) -- Comedian Joan Rivers died in a New York hospital Thursday afternoon, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said.
"She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends," Melissa Rivers said in a written statement.
The funeral for Rivers will be at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday, according to temple spokeswoman Elizabeth Fezrine. Details, including the time and if the public will be allowed to attend, are not yet known, she said.
Rivers, 81, had been on life support at Manhattan's Mount Sinai hospital, where she was taken after she stopped breathing at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic last Thursday.
Rivers was undergoing an apparently minor elective procedure at the clinic when she suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest, according to the New York Fire Department.
Paramedics took her by ambulance to Mount Sinai Hospital, about a mile from the clinic, wher
When Wutah Kobby mounts the stage to perform at the listening session of his new album this Saturday, September 6, at the +233 Jazz Bar in Accra, he would be concerned about winning souls for God as well as projecting his new identity as an entertainer.
In an ever changing world of increasing needs and economic recession, it no longer seems enough to have ‘a job’. In fact, the very saying of ‘get a job’ seems to be fading out as it gradually gives way to that of ‘get a life’, which must definitely include a line of businesses if not two or three jobs for an individual. One set of people in society who seems to understand these newly required principles for ruling the world are Celebrities, most of whom have chosen other lines of business aside what they are celebrated for.
Africa Magic, in association with MultiChoice and sponsors, Amstel Malta, is announcing the call for entry for the 2015 edition of the AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs), the prestigious initiative that honours film and TV talent across the continent.
He established himself as one of the finest artistes from Tema when he released his debut song, Shashewowo, and since then, hiplife artiste, Stay Jay, has wormed his way into the hearts of many people.
I recently attended an outdooring ceremony at which we were served a very chilled and spicy locally manufactured ginger drink. One could taste the cloves, rosemary, cinnamon, raspberry flavour and the ginger. It was so nice to have been refreshed with such a potation on a warm Saturday afternoon.