Monday, April 22, 2019

GOtv Boxing Night 18 : Joe Boy Retains ABU Title


Nigeria’s Oto "Joe Boy" Joseph has successfully defended his African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title. The Nigerian boxer, on Sunday, saw off the feeble challenge of Ghana's Success "Brave Warrior" Tetteh at GOtv Boxing Night 18, which held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan. 

Joe Boy, miles ahead in ability, toyed with the dire Tetteh before knocking him out in the first round. In the other title fight on the night, Ridwan "Scorpion" Oyekola emerged dethroned Taofeek "Taozon" Bisuga as the national super featherweight champion.

Scorpion thrice dropped Bisuga on the canvas in a fight that ended in 46 seconds. In the light middleweight division,  Akeem "Dodo" Sadiku knocked out Republic of Benin's Ekpresso Djamihou in the fourth round of an international challenge duel. West African Boxing Union welterweight champion, Rilwan "Baby Face" Babatunde, made an impressive return to action, dismissing Ganiyu "Energy" Kolawole in the third round of their duel.

Gold Coast Welcomes SEC’s Move To Restore Investor Confidence

Gold Coast Fund Management (GCFM) has welcomed the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) engagement with the company to find a lasting solution to the liquidity crisis faced by it.

The Commission has revealed they have received and started reviewing proposals from GCFM, the biggest fund manager, on how they hope to meet payment obligations to their customers and investors.

GCFM’s action follows the Commission saying it is reviewing the viability and soundness of the proposals and wishes to assure all interested parties that it is doing so only in the interest of investor protection.

The Fund Management, “has expressed optimism that the approval of its proposal would give their clients real value for their investment and provide a roadmap for other struggling fund management companies seeking solutions to their liquidity challenges.”

Olamide Shut Down ICM Last Night! Here Are All The Exciting Details!!

Remember in Eyan Mayweather when Olamide said he shut down Malay, and shut down yankee? Well, you can add, shut down ICM to the list, because that’s exactly what he did on Saturday evening.

Last night was extra special for Baddoo who had just announced that he is the newest brand ambassador for Goldberg, hours earlier. He followed this news with a performance of a lifetime, as he delivered hit after hit when he graced the stage.

Adding verve on the night, we had the likes of Do2dtun, Mayorkun, Zlatan and fellow brand ambassador Odunlade Adekola. 

As the new face of Goldberg Lager, we can expect to see baddoo and Odunlade join forces to treat consumers to some enjoyable experiences. It’s exciting times and we are here for it.



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Sunday, April 21, 2019

NiiDaHyper Hosts The April Edition Of #TheProChat

Gabriel Nii Amasah Blankson popularly known as NiiDaHyper will host ‘The Pro Chat’, a monthly professional chat on Twitter for a lengthy discussion about Digital Marketing vs Traditional Marketing.

When it comes to understanding Digital Marketing in the mobile age, few understand it better than Gabriel Nii Amasah Blankson, Founder and CEO of the NDH Media Ghana. Gabriel will on April 21st host‘The Pro Chat’.

Gabriel Nii Amasah Blankson popularly known as NiiDaHyper within the Ghanaian entertainment industry and on social media has experience working with TV and Radio personalities, musicians and movie stars and also known for being the social media guru behind many well known brands such as StarBuzzTV, Anita Erskine Media and the Ghana CEO Summit.

He is currently the Project Manager and Digital Markerter and Strategist at Anita Erskine Media.

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR AFRICA WOMEN’S SPORTS SUMMIT


Registration has officially opened for the 2019 Africa Women’s Sports Summit.

Interested persons can register for free via the event’s website www.awsportsummit.com where they will provide a few details.

The applications will undergo a selection process, after which an eventual sixty will make it to the event on May 15 at the Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana.

The summit, which is a brainchild of International Sports Journalist Juliet Bawuah, will bring together over sixty participants for a day’s session with some of Africa’s leading and respected women Sports Journalists as well as notable names in media, corporate and sports landscape who have shattered the glass-ceiling in the areas they operate.

Dettol Launches Clean Naija Campaign With New Brand Ambassador, Funke Akindele

Dettol, the world’s leading antibacterial brand on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 held a colourful ceremony at Radisson Blu, Ikeja, Lagos to launch the ‘Clean Naija Initiative’, a campaign which is aimed at creating awareness, education and driving behavioural change to achieve a cleaner and healthier Nigeria.

The ceremony which had the leadership team of Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria and other dignitaries in attendance also doubled as the unveiling of prominent Nollywood actress and multiple award-winning producer, Funke Akindele-Bello, as its brand ambassador.

Speaking at the event, the General Manager, RB West Africa, Mr Dayanand Sriram who expressed his excitement and enthusiasm about the launch and partnership, said that “At RB, we have made it our responsibility and purpose to help people live healthier lives and have happier homes. 

Have You Heard? Olamide Has Just Been Unveiled As Brand Ambassador For Goldberg


Leading Nigerian music sensation, Olamide Adedeji, known by his stage name Olamide but popularly called Olamide Baddo or BaddoSneh has been unveiled as the new brand ambassador for Goldberg Lager. The announcement was made during a media event at the Raddison Blu Hotel, Ikeja on Saturday, the 20th of April, 2019.

The announcement marks the beginning of a new era for Goldberg, as the beer brand seeks to appeal to people who celebrate tradition and culture as its way of shaping the future.

Olamide is a perfect example of this, as he is industrious, traditional, open minded and outgoing making him a perfect fit for the brand. He has become one of the most sought after Nigerian entertainers, all whilst remaining authentic and true to his roots.

2019 HERITAGE PARAGLIDING TO KICK START ON APRIL 19TH IN KWAHU

The Ghana Tourism Authority will be organizing the 2019 Paragliding Festival from Friday, 19th April to Monday, 22nd April, 2019 on Mount Odweanoma at Atibie – Kwahu in the Eastern Region.

The Paragliding festival is being organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and is under the theme: “HERITAGE FUN AND FLY”. The theme for this year’s celebration is in connection with the ‘Year of Return, Ghana 2019’ project which the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo – Addo launched infront of the congressional Black Caucus of the United States Congress in September 2018. 

The ‘Year of Return’ is a global campaign to invite our brothers and sisters of the Global African family who were taken to Jamestown, Virginia 400 years ago, to come back home (Africa and that matter Ghana) to reconnect, invest and to help develop their roots etc.

The Paragliding festival which is one of the flagship events on the tourism calendar is organised to coincide with the Easter festivities, and draws domestic and international tourist to Kwahu.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

BISA K’DEI TO ‘WOW’ FANS AT KINTAMPO WATER FALLS ON EASTER MONDAY

Easter is a worldwide celebratory season. In Ghana the season is exclusive to series of entertaining events and merry making especially on the popular Easter Monday which is declared a holiday.

In connection to this season, The Center of Ghana Kintampo, Located in the Bono East Region, comes Alive on 22nd April, Easter Monday in an unanticipated Musical Concert with Bisa’Kdei.

The Musical Concert, dubbed Kintampo Easter Bash with Bisa K’dei & Friends, promises to attract music & holiday makers to the Historic Kintampo Water Falls. The Falls is located on the Pumpum River, a tributary of the Black Volta, which is about 4 Kimlometers, north of the Kintampo Municipality.

The Kintampo Easter Bash, first of its kind, will be fun and exciting as patronizers unravel the package that accompanies this premiere music concert, a trail of indigenous highlife music from Ghana’s number one highlife artiste Bisa K’Dei, the Brong Ahafo hiplife king, Kooko and twenty other exciting and dynamic artistes will storm the stage with energy to unleash their best through music and spirited dance with versatile DJ French Kiss on the Turn Tables, & your royal Host KMJ from the multi-media group.

MEET THE WRITER AND COMPOSER OF THE ALL NEW VGMA THEME SONG!

About a week ago, Charterhouse Productions Ghana, organizers of the annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Scheme released an all new theme song for the special 20th anniversary of the scheme and beyond.

Produced by Kaywa with top names like Amandzeba, Adina, Joe Mettle, Teephlow, Kidi and Kuami Eugene all on the track, we went behind the scenes to dig a little further into how the entire composition was done. “When I heard about the theme song contest, I had a chat with one of the young talents in my studio, he penned down a few words and we invited some musician friends who were interested and available to jump on it. Dave is a gem”- Kaywa

So who is this Dave who hasn’t been mentioned on this track at all?

Dave DA MusicBox, a.k.a. Eliel David Ofori-Atta, is a music producer, songwriter, recording artiste, music director and pastor.

Born on January 26 to missionaries Apostle Florence and Rev. George, Dave grew up in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. He is the eldest of three siblings: a brother and a sister.

Dave started playing music in church at a very young age. And at age ten, he was already playing the drums. By his thirteenth birthday he had become the Head of the music and sound department in his church.

Vodafone Empowers Students In Blockchain Technology


Digital Innovation through Blockchain technology will take center stage when this year’s HackLab Foundation’s Hackathon opens on Friday April 19th at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

The programme is borne out of a partnership between Vodafone’s Enterprise Business, Stanbic Bank, IBM and The HackLab Foundation to digitally empower technology students at the University.

This year’s theme, “Can Blockchain Technology transform the Services Sector?” is expected to create a spark and revolutionise the thinking of the student developers on campus.

The event will bring together 600 developers from over 18 institutions across Ghana to find plausible and scalable solutions for the Ghanaian and African market using Blockchain technology. Vodafone is also expected to support the best developers in implementing their ideas at the end of the session.

Harvest Praise 2019 To Air Live On DStv & GOtv On Good Friday

As Christians the world over gear up for the Easter festivities, Harvest International Ministries are shaping up for the 20th edition of the annual Harvest Praise Gospel Concert.

This year the concert features Diana Hamilton and Nigerian Gospel sensation Tim Godfrey in a musical exposition which will for the first time air live across Africa on Africa’s number one Pay-TV service DStv and GOtv.

Cecil Sunkwa Mills, Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana announcing this broadcast partnership congratulated the Harvest Praise team on their twentieth anniversary and assured DStv and GOtv subscribes of this broadcast on the Ghana Events channel 196 on DStv. He added that GOtv subscribers will be able to follow the action live on only Ghanaian music channel airing across Africa, Fiesta.

He explains “the Ghana Events channel on DStv is positioned to showcase the rich Ghanaian music, art and culture to the continent”; adding the exposure achieved by these events is expected not only to satisfy the taste of our Ghanaian customers all over the continent homegrown content but also to help transform our creative industry into an economic powerhouse”.

Mista Myles To Be Crowned Prince Of Afrobeats With ‘African Girl’ Music Video

Mista Myles is undoubtedly one of the best young afrobeats singers we have in this generation now.

Mista Myles who recently put out his debut single; ‘African Girl’ has followed it up with an amazing video. 

Shot by Director Kofi Awuah, the visuals capture the beauty of not the African Girls, but the beauty of Mama Africa itself.

Director Kofi Awuah made sure he projected the grasslands of Shai Hills, an animal reserve and Baboon sanctuary in a way that the world does not get to see every day; the sounds, culture, and landscapes to help with our tourism.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jason EL- A Nominated As Male TV Personality In Ghana Entertainments Awards USA 2019

Jason Osman EL-Agha, known in the entertainment space as Jason EL-A has earned a nomination in this year’s Ghana Entertainment Awards USA in the TV Personality-Male category.

Jason who is widely known as an artiste cum media entrepreneur was discovered 5 years ago by Berla Mundi when she had a programme in the University of Ghana Legon. After his discovery, Jason has become a house hold name for entertainment lovers both on screen, as MC, Actor and as an artiste.

The young media personality is nominated among seven other male TV personalities who  are Abeiku Santana, Akroboto, Patrice Ameghashie, Erskine Whyte, Johnnie Hughes, Giovanni Caleb and Bliss King.

According to organizers of the event, voting starts on Saturday April 20, 2019 on their website GHENTAWARDS.COM.

LISTEN & DOWNLOAD : Official VGMA Theme Song – Our Music Lives

Organizers of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards – VGMA, Charterhouse Production have released the official theme song for the Twentieth (20) year celebration.

The theme song titled ‘Our Music Lives’ featured Joe Mettle, Adina, Kidi, Teephlow, Kuami Eugene and Amandzeba and was produced by Kaywa.

The 20th Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Nominees Jam is produced by events giants Charterhouse.

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