Saturday, November 17, 2018

Women In PR Ghana Partners Global Women In PR To Support Women Working In Public Relations

Women in Public Relations Ghana, an Accra-based professional network for women in Public Relations and Communications is excited to announce its affiliation with London based global women networking group – Global Women in Public Relations.

The partnership is aimed at connecting and supporting female PR talents globally to succeed in reaching senior positions and leadership in the PR and Communications industry.

Both organisations are aware of the challenges women face most especially in relation to their inability to attain senior positions although they dominate the industry and seek to address these challenges to ensure that women are given fair representation and opportunities in the boardroom.

This belief is very much in line with the­­­­ objectives of Women in PR Ghana hence the decision to collaborate with Global Women in PR to give women the needed assistance through seminars, workshops, networking events, mentorships. It would also establish an international network of female PR practitioners who aspire to attain senior levels to be part of a global women community.

Stonebwoy, Wendy Shay, Kuami Eugene, Victor AD & Others For 2018 S Concert

The first set of performers for the 2018 S Concert has been announced.

This year’s edition of the annual music concert will be headlined by Stonebwoy, Wendy Shay, Kuami Eugene and Kidi.

They will be supported by Darko Vibes, Victor AD, Yaa Pono, Ras Kuuku, Praye, Kelvynbwoy, Fancy Gadam, Maccasio, Kofi Kinaata and Jupiter.

The concert will be held at the Accra Sports Stadium on December 7th, 2018.

Organized annually since 2014 by the EIB Network-owned Starr 103.5 FM, the concert is yet Ghana’s biggest celebration of its mainstream and budding artists.

It attracts tens of thousands of patrons every year.

S Concert 2018 is sponsored by Storm Energy Drink and Accra City Hotel. It is supported by Live FM, Kasapa FM, GHOne TV, Agoo TV, Ultimate FM & Abusua FM, Empire FM, and Daily Heritage newspaper.

Fuse ODG Sets TINA Festival For January 4

Singer Fuse ODG, famed for pioneering the Afrobeats movement in the UK, has announced the maiden T.I.N.A (This is New Africa) Festival for January 4th, 2019.

The event which will come off at the Trade Fair Center in Accra, is being curated with the objective of projecting a positive narrative of the continent, with cultural elements such as the wearing of Kente on the day.

The singer, born Nana Richard Abiona, gained global recognition with his 2013 hits “Antenna” and “Azonto”, the TINA frontman has constantly sought to correct various stereotypes about Ghana, and by extension, Africa. His debut album TINA ( This Is New Africa) was released in November 2014 and peaked at number 25 on the UK Albums Chart.

Grammy-recognized, Fuse has also been associated with such global music icons including Damian Marley Wyclef Jean, Elephant Man, Sarkodie, Sean Paul, Shatta Wale, Ed Sheeran, and Major Lazer.

DATE RUSH SHOW GETS EVEN MORE THRILLING

The trending and most talked about new dating reality tv show sponsored by Rush Energy drink and the Twellium Company Ltd has set viewers at home and social Media ablaze as the thrilling gets intense in episode 2 of Date Rush Reality Show on tv3 aired on 9th November 2018.

As we getting warm up for the next episode of Rush Energy sponsored reality show let’s get to talk about what transpired in the previous show and also the expectations of Episode 3.

The emergence of Social Media and dating sites have even made it more complicated and frustrating for single men and women to find the right person on a date or possibly be in a relationship with. This is why Ghana’s favourite Energy Drink, Rush Energy Drink  in collaboration with Adesa production of Media General, Tv3 have introduced this Dating reality television show to help single men and women find a match to go on a date with which may later lead to a sustainable relationship.

In Episode 2 last Friday the audience at the studio were treated to a fun filled atmosphere by the bachelors and the 10 beautiful  ladies who were desirous of getting a date.

Two single guys , Nana Kofi  and Raymond stepped up to the challenge to wow and rouse the ladies for a date.

DKB Delights Former 1st Lady Nana Konadu’s 70th Birthday Party With Amazing Performance

Derick Kobina Bonney, known by many DKB was honored to perform at the 70th birthday of former first lady of the nation, Her Excellency Madam Konadu Agyeman Rawlings.

The comedian on the night was excellent with his delivery, cracking everyone present with hilarious jokes and was simply a delight to watch.

The comedian thrilled those present with his witty clever jokes. His performance was climaxed when he questioned the former first couple about their "firsts" early on in their relationship.

The couple revealed who in the relationship farted first, which Papa Jerry owned up to. There were other revelations such as the first love song Papa Jay sang to Madam Konadu, which was karaoked by the birthday celebrant and the entire audience.

Even though there was a history between the two, DKB and Former first Lady Madam Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, on the night, the comedian displayed so much professionalism and creativity. In a video that was shared on many social media platforms, you can see the birthday celebrant enjoyed every bit of the performance.

King Promise Surprises Former First Lady On Her Birthday – WATCH

Award-winning vocalist and a possible VGMA Artiste of the year King Promise last night surprised Ghana’s former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings with a super performance.

The CCTV hitmaker gave the fashion icon a multimillion performance as a way of celebrating her 70th Birthday.

He performed some of his hit songs like Selfish, CCTV and Abena.

"A big Honor for me last night to perform for the Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings for her 70th birthday & an Absolute Pleasure to meet Former President JJ Rawlings as well! " - King Promise.

Signed to Legacy Life Entertainment, Gregory Bortey Newman (as he is privately known)  is popular for songs like Double Trouble, Nobody and Thank God, and has been tipped among the country’s brightest prospects in recent years.

DJ BREEZY RELEASES "BACK 2 SENDER" FEATURING KUAMI EUGENE, DARKO VIBES AND KWESI ARTHUR

Multiple award winning producer DJ Breezy sets the tone for Christmas 2018 as he finally releases the highly anticipated collaboration of the year featuring the hottest young acts in Ghana.

"Back 2 Sender" is the first exclusive  single off his upcoming album "Life of a Producer (L.O.P)". The album is set to be legendary as DJ Breezy brings together the creme de la creme of artists across Africa including Mr Eazi, Mugeez, Wande Coal, Patoranking, King Promise, Sarkodie among others.

The reigning MTN Hitmaker Producer of the year makes this first release a teaser for what's to be expected from the L.O.P album with Kuami Eugene, Darko Vibes and Kwesi Arthur on this massive banger "Back 2 Sender" which is a groove that anyone could vibe with.

The video is stunning and you can enjoy all your favourite stars in this short movie directed by PKMI.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YFM To Crown Y@10 Anniversary With Massive Area Codes Jam

Ten years ago, Ghana’s number one urban station, YFM, was introduced onto the airwaves by some great minds in the Global Media Alliance Group. 

Since its inception in November 2008, the station has grown to be the most sought after youth and urban station in the country.

As part of its Y@10 anniversary, YFM has confirmed that it will be holding the biggest Area Codes Jam dubbed ‘A YFM 10th Anniversary Special’ on November 30, 2018 at the Junction Mall to commemorate a decade of providing professional, entertaining and award winning content to listeners in Ghana and beyond.

Speaking about the Area Codes Jam, Eddy Blay, Programs Manager at YFM said this special edition of the Area Codes Jam is expected to be exciting with a tall list of A rated artistes ready to thrill patrons on the day.

Ras Kuuku Out With Serene Visual For “Wo Remix” Featuring Kofi Kinaata

After several months of dominating charts and receiving massive airplay across the country, multiple award-winning Ghanaian reggae/dancehall musician Ras Kuuku has revivified his 2017 smash hit, titled “Wo”.

The song which has a bit of gospel and afrobeats content coupled with reggae vibes has enjoyed mainstream success and Ras Kuuku seems to give it the last boost for those who can’t have enough of the masterpiece.

In light of this, Ras Kuuku recruited the winner of the 2016 and 2017 Ghana Music Awards’ “Songwriter of the Year”, Kofi Kinaata to tap into his creative fingers and vocals.

Despite having only one verse, Kofi Kinaata ‘murdered’ the beat with some witty yet blistering bars on the slow tempo jam.

AJ Nelson Holds “Africa Rise” Album Launch On November 23

Ghanaian hip-hop/afrobeats/highlife musician AJ Nelson has announced plans to launch his debut album, titled “Africa Rise”.

According to him, his management has partnered with Play Africa – a music streaming and distribution platform – to hold an album launch on Friday, November 23.

The event, which will be opened to the public, will be held at the Dansoman Keep Fit Club near the Liberty Professionals stadium in Accra.

“We are going to have a cool set up with the back of the ‘Africa Rise’. PlayAfrica is coming with their set green carpet and all,” said AJ Nelson on what the venue and set up will look like.

On a historic night, AJ Nelson will show a documentary of his journey into the music scene and the making of the album, sell hard copies of the album and merch, and sign autographs with his fans and patrons.

GOtv MAX Unveils Festive Season Content Line-Up

An array of content to keep the family together during the festive season has been unveiled for GOtv MAX subscribers through a campaign tagged #FestiveTogether.

From Saturday, 17 November to Tuesday, 20 November, all active GOtv MAX customers will enjoy comprehensive coverage of African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers to be played across the continent on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday, the Super Eagles encounter with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa will be live at 2pm on SuperSport Select 1. On Sunday, the clash between Mozambique and Zambia will be aired live at 2:30 pm, while Liberia vs Zimbabwe will be on at 5pm on SuperSport Select 1. The clash between Ethiopia and Black Stars of Ghana airs at 2pm on SuperSport Select 2.

In addition to live sporting action, the Festive Season will also see subscribers enjoying cracking local movies and TV series. The family series, The Johnsons airs on 19 November at 8:30pm on Africa Magic, Flatmates airs on the same day at 7:30pm on Africa Magic Urban as does Sheroes at 7:10 on FoxLife.  My Siblings and I airs weekdays at 7pm on Africa Magic Urban.

2019 BUDGET: Government To Facilitate Construction Of Ultra-modern Film Production Studio

The Nana Addo Dankwa-led government has made known its intention to “facilitate” the construction of an ultra-modern film production studio in Ghana.

Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance made the revelation during his reading of the 2019 budget statement before Parliament on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

The move, according to the minister will attract the international film community.

“In addition, Government in 2019, will pursue the passing of a Legislative Instrument to establish a Secretariat for the National Film Authority” and will also facilitate the construction of an ultra-modern Film Production Studio to attract the international film community.”


Ofori-Atta also spoke about the Creative Arts bill waiting Parliamentary assent for the establishment of a creative arts funds.

“Mr. Speaker, the Creative Arts Industry Bill is now in Parliament for deliberation and passage into Law. The Creative Arts Fund is incorporated in the Bill to ensure the economic viability of the creative arts sector in the economy.”

No Cause For Alarm? Ghana Is Ready To Host AFRIMA Awards Next Week– Planning Committee

Vice Chairman of the National Planning committee for All African Music Awards (AFRIMA), Nana Anim has stated that the Ministry of Tourism and its partners  are ready and aligned on preparations for the AFRIMA awards slated for November 21 to 24.

According to Nana Anim, the 2018 edition of AFRIMA will be a sight to  behold as Africa's musical giants get recognised, tourism is boosted and entertainment sectors of Ghana prepare to receive international and continental dignitaries.

AFRIMA is to reward and celebrate musical works, talents and creativity around the African continent while promoting the African cultural heritage. The four-day event, according to the event organizers, is packed with various activities about the Creative Arts.

Speaking on Happy FM’s ‘Epa Hoa Daben’, Mr. Anim revealed that 125 musicians from the African continent and other parts of the world are billed to arrival in the country for the AFRIMA awards.

SEE IMAGES : CÎROC INTRODUCES NEW RED BERRY FLAVOUR IN STYLE

CÎROC, the luxury vodka made from succulent French grapes, introduced a new Red Berry flavour in a fashionable affair headlined by brand ambassadors; radio & TV sensation Thando Thabethe and seasoned hip hop artist Cassper Nyovest, at Shine Studios

Overlooking the hustle and bustle of inner-city Johannesburg, the who’s who of the metropolis convened and were treated to an exclusive night out welcoming an exceptional, addition to the vodka house, which now joins the original blue dot, apple, pineapple, mango and summer colada family in SA.

The Cîroc Red Berry launch event is one to remember as guests were the first to taste the bespoke menu by Vicky Crease and a coveted spot on the invite list.

The event saw a myriad of notable faces from Joburg’s ever-popular entertainment and fashion scenes grace the launch with their presence, honoring the luxury vodka brand that’s worth celebrating the world over.

Morgan Heritage’s Song “Africa X Jamaica” FT. Stonebwoy & Diamond Platnumz Added To BET SOUL And BET JAMS Playlist

Fans of world renowned Morgan Heritage are well aware of The Royal Family of Reggae’s musical melting pot of influences, and although the award winning band has made their historic musical mark in reggae, their 10 albums have featured songs fusing various genres.

Citizens of the world, Morgan Heritage has fostered relationships with musicians all over the world, and embraced the spotlight with their counterparts.

Their latest release has united the motherland Africa with their ancestral island of Jamaica on a catchy uplifting beat paired with powerful inspirational lyrics. “Africa X Jamaica” features Ghana’s 2015 BET Winner, Stonebwoy and Tanzania’s multi- award, MTV Europe Awards winning Diamond Platnumz.

Garnering over half a million views in 3 days of its release, the video has been added on television programs worldwide, and to BET SOUL and BET JAMS playlist.

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