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Saturday, January 20, 2018

“The Green Experience” With Deon Boakye Slated For African Regent Hotel On JANUARY 26!

One of Ghana’s sought after musician, Deon Boakye, will on Friday, January 26 stage a live musical performance at the African Regent Hotel in Accra. 

Deon’s career has been on the rise since debuting his solo hit single ‘Allewa’, which was released in 2009 with a feature from Cabum. That preceded with other singles like Dubai, New Year and Babiaa Awu.

He will be performing songs off his recent Green album which was released in September last year.  

The talented HardBoy Music Group artiste who is noted for his lively and stage craft performance will be joined by the World League Band, a unique group that fuses and plays varieties of genres like highlife, afrobeats and jazz  to perform songs off the Green album like “Ooosh”, “Yellow Sisi” and “Genevieve” which features Kofi Kinata. 

Speaking on a recent interview on Green LP, Deon explains the choice of the LP name and dishes out fans expectation on the artwork.

Friday, January 19, 2018

WE WILL BE FAIR AND TRANSPARENT WITH EMPLOYEES – AIRTELTIGO CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the telecom company, AirtelTigo, Roshi Motman, says the mobile operator is committed to providing an inclusive working environment in which everyone is treated fairly.

“We have great talents in both Airtel and Tigo, and their passion, commitment, and expertise have made the company what it is today. Our employees are central to our vision, values and they are our greatest assets,” Ms Motman made this known when the executives of the Network of Communications Reporters (NCR) paid a courtesy call on the new leadership team of the company in Accra.

She explained that the company has put in place a rigorous recruitment process with support from a professional agency to ensure that staff selection is based on merit, adding that issues relating to redundancy packages will be addressed in a fair, transparent and expeditious manner.

The executives of NCR toured the Mobility Centre, a Human Resource Centre, where employee and organizational related questions are addressed. The Centre also supports and guides staff in career counselling, CV writing, preparation for the interview process and any other requests that employees may have.

SEE IMAGES : Ex President Jerry John Rawlings Shows Cooking Skills On Yvonne Okoro’s TV Show "Dining With"


Season 3 Season 3 of Yvonne Okoro’s cooking show, ‘Dining With’ will start airing on Ghone TV this Sunday January 21st at 4pm.

The show promises to be exciting as it features an array of great personalities including former President Rawlings who will be showing off his cooking prowess. It is the first time he is ever appeared on a cooking show. Other personalities like Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, Kwaw Kese, Lydia Forson, Aplus, Afia Schwarzenegger and Nigerian male Barbie Bobrisky will also be on the show. The likes of controversial counsellor George Lutterodt and sibling stars Sister Debbie and Wanluv Kubolor are some of the personalities to also look out for.

The award winning show does not only engages personalities who pass through to try cooking their favourite meals but also discuss other topical issues of the day and funny quiz moments.

Fancy Gadam Eyes Artist Of The Year 2018

Award winning Ghanaian artist, Fancy Gadam of the Northern part of Ghana has expressed his desire to be crowned artist of the year 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

“I am hopeful to get a lot of awards for the year 2018 including artist of the year,” he said.

The ‘Total Cheat’ hit maker told Eddy Blay on the late night celebrity show that although awards do not define great achievements, it is a sign that he is noticed and appreciated for his hard work.

“When you finally retire from work and take a look at your awards someday, you can really tell that your hard work was appreciated,” he stated.

Born Mujahid Ahmed Bello Gadam, Fancy shot to fame last year when he won VGMA best new art 2016 .

Although Gadam has a number of unsung albums, ‘Total cheat’ featuring Sarkodie and ‘customer’ featuring Pathoranking are hit songs to his credit.

Written By Diana Teiko Amankwah

Big Brother Naija 2017 Housemates Are Back With The Reunion Show

Big Brother Naija 2018 is only a few days away and of course, fans still can’t get over the moments from the last season.

Well just before the start of an action packed season which is set to commence on the 28th of January, M-Net West Africa have announced the return of ex-housemates come this Saturday 20th.

The news was disclosed in a statement by Big Brother Naija host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on his social media pages.

Ebuka said the ex housemates will be back on a show to run from January 20nd to Saturday, January 27th at 9:00PM daily on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29.

“For the first time ever in Big Brother history here, we’re bringing back the housemates (from #BBNaija #SeeGobe) for a reunion show.” – Ebuka wrote

Big Brother Naija 2018 Housemates' Romances Will Be Televised

We’re just a few away from the premiere of Big Brother Naija 2018 (Big Brother Nigeria Season 3) and confirming the latest good news when it comes to twists and surprises for the new season. 

And guess what? “Big Brother ROMANCES will be televised live”.

Well, there have been a flood of theories and conspiracies as to what we’d see come Sunday, January 28 at 19:00, which will be the season’s premiere.

While those are fun to toss around and examine I tend to stay away from reprinting any of them until things start to take shape. With just a few more days to go things aren’t going to get any more solid than this so let’s take a look.

M-Net West Africa has confirmed that “Romances for upcoming Big Brother Naija Season 3 will be Televised LIVE”, unlike last season which was abit of crap. We still don’t have any details on how it will be televised, but we’ll know soon enough. Wow! sounds good right?!? Time to end that mystery and get the game in gear.

We’ll see the third season premiere of Big Brother Naija on January 28th with a special two-hour episode on Sunday at 19:00 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv channel 29!, which will be followed by 24/7 hour-long episodes full of nominations, Head Of House Comps and Live Eviction events plus more. Sadly I may never get my wish to return to the old Sun/Mon routine.

MUSIGA Presents Cash To Five Music Industry Heroes Honoured At MUSIGA Presidential Grand Ball

The Chairman of the AMWeF Endowment Fund, Percy Ayamba says the Endowment Fund is expected to enable the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) to better provide for its ageing or incapacitated members.

The former C.E.O of Donewell said the decision to establish the Endowment Fund is to ensure the sustainability of the support AMWeF provides for its members.

Mr Ayamba was speaking at the cash presentation ceremony to the five Music Industry Heroes honored at the recent MUSIGA Presidential Grand Ball. The five are C.K Mann, A.B Crentsil, Jewel Ackah, Obouba J.A Adofo and Nana Kwame Ampadu. The beneficiaries received GHC 5,000.00 each out of the GHC 10,000.00 they were promised with the balance being invested in their names with First Banc.

Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Nana Ampadu expressed their gratitude to the President of MUSIGA for his visionary leadership and efforts to support the ageing musicians. He commended the members of the Presidential Grand Ball for their efforts at ensuring the success of the Grand Ball.

Government Has Abandoned Creative Arts In Top Priorities – FOCAP

Federation Of Concerned Arts Professionals (FOCAP), an arts-based pressure group has accused government of turning a blind eye regarding concerns from the Creative Arts sector.

The group stated that Creative Industry has been rejected vis-à-vis the priorities of the ruling government for the past one year.

According to FOCAP, sometime in 2017, it released a press statement that the budget which was read by the finance minister was anti-Creative Art because the budget could not clearly define the art role, investment and programmes to be rolled out.

According to the group, the President’s speech at yesterday’s ‘Encounter with the Media’ held at the Flagstaff House has fueled their suspicions in that regard .

Keminni Amanor Finally Opens Up On ‘Failed’ TV3 Move With KSM

Senior news anchor and producer at GHONE TV, Keminni Amanor will be gracing the studios of the KSM show as his first guest for 2018, this Friday ( January 20th) .

The bubbly, intelligent and experienced anchor told the legendary KSM why a move to TV3 never materialised.

Media general had advertised on all of its platforms that ‘TV3 had snapped up Keminni’.

Keminni also opened up about her private life, reportage, anchoring and some of the big stories she’s worked on.

Don’t miss the KSM show this Friday on Metro TV.

Keche Tells Their Story In Their New Music Video “Next Level”

Tema based music duo Keche, known in real life as Joshua Kojo Ampah (Keche Joshua) and Andrew Kofi Cudjoe (Keche Andrew).

The duo, signed under the management of George Britton (GB) Records released a smash hit titled Next level on Sunday 12th November 2017 titled “Next level”.

The smash hit has been crowned with an impeccable music video.

In the Yaw Skyface directed music video, Keche tells the story of a man who has been through the struggle to see the good life, during time which he had no support from the wife.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Multiple Grammy- Nominated Producer Describes Jon Germain’s Latest Single "Crazy" As “Awesome”

Ghanaian Radio & TV personality and R&B crooner Jon Germain’s recent single “Crazy”, is not only widely loved in Ghana, but has also secured him respect from esteemed names on the global music front, such as Grammy-nominated Swedish record producer Lukas Nathanson.

An elated Germain, took to micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday, January 18th, to share Nathanson’s humbling words with his followers:


Featuring Jada Sparkles, the passionate R&B number (released October 2017), explores love in a way that is both captivating and intimate.

Marcia Griffiths Signs With Donsome Booking Agency

Veteran Jamaican reggae songstress Marcia Griffiths recently signed an exclusive booking deal with the New York based Donsome Booking Agency.

The company which has secured bookings for many local and international artistes, is well known throughout the music industry for its professionalism and commitment to its clients.

In a media release to Cypress Ghana, Marcia who was a part of Bob Marley's backing vocal trio The I-Threes and who recently celebrate 54 years in the music industry, explained why she chose to work with the agency.

'Donsome Booking Agency is well known in the music fraternity for their meticulous work and how they collaborate with their artistes and guide them in a professional manner to elevate their musical career.  So, because of their track record I decided to acquire their services to represent me', said Griffiths.

The booking agency is headed by Adrian 'Donsome' Hanson.  Griffiths is confident that her association with the company will elevate and enhance her career.

GOV’T TO SUPPORT ALL BOXERS EQUALLY – GBA

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has said that government has pledged support to the development in the country by supporting all boxers equally.

Naa Darkua Dodoo, Communications Director and PRO of the GBA said The Chief of Staff at the Presidency, Frema Osei-Opare made this known to GBA during a curtsey call at the Flagstaff House.

According to Naa Darkua Dodoo, ‘‘one thing she (Osei-Opare) assured us it that, since we don’t have the Black Stars going to The 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2018 African Nations Championship, they will do all they can to support boxing in Ghana’’.

Boxing: Baby Jet Promotions Confirms Undercard Fights For January 27

Baby Jet Promotions have confirmed undecard fights for January 27th clash at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

The upcoming clash will be headlined by IBO lightweight championship between Ghana’s Emmanuel Tagoe and Argentina’s Fernando David Saucedo. Tagoe will be making his first defense of his IBO belt.

CEO of Baby Jet Promotions samuel Anim-Addo in a news conference on Tuesday at the Multichoice head office announced the undercard fights for the upcoming show.

“For the undercard bouts, Dodzi Kemeh will face Tanzania’s Mwinyi Mzengera for the vacant WBO Africa welterweight belt, there will be a National super lightweight championship between Daniel Lartey and Daniel Aduku,” he announced.

Mad Rush For Happy FM Dream Wedding

Happy FM, Ghana's number one Sports Station continues with its mission of giving back to society. This time, the station will be fulfilling the dreams of many would-be couples to experience an unforgettable all-expense paid wedding ceremony.

The most sort after event dubbed 'Happy FM Dream Wedding' slated for February 14 at Cleaver House in Accra, is a continuation of the Happy FM Valentine Mass Wedding event with a more classy touch and feel. 

According to Kwasi Sarpong, Programmes Manager of Happy FM, since ‘Dream Wedding’ was launched last year February 14, 2017, a lot of people have been trooping in to sign up.

Couples that signed up for this year’s ‘Dream Wedding’ are currently undergoing counselling sessions from some renowned pastors and marriage counsellors.

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