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‘We need National Gallery not Cathedral’- Artist

A Ghanaian artist, Nicholas Tettey Wayo, popularly known as Nico Wayo, has called on government to support artists in Ghana. Walls along principal and ceremonial streets in Accra are being...

Ghana launches 2020 Chocolate Day

This year’s celebration of National Chocolate Day was launched Tuesday, January 21 in Accra with the introduction of two competitions aimed to publicize made-in -Ghana chocolates and cocoa-inspired artworks. In...

World Emoji Day: Ever wondered where emojis came from?

The fun icons people use in their digital communications have a celebratory day. World Emoji Day is held on July 17 because Apple's calendar icon emoji shows the date of...

Battle of Winterfell becomes the most tweeted about episode in TV history

Sunday night's epic episode of Game of Thrones, dubbed The Long Night, has set yet another record, becoming the most tweeted about episode of all time. The highly-anticipated episode was...

EU hands over Fort Amsterdam to contractors

The European Union (EU) has handed over the site of Fort Amsterdam in the Mfantseman Municipality in the Central Region for restoration work to commence. This follows the release of...

UK returns Ethiopian emperor’s hair

The British National Army Museum has returned to the Ethiopian government the hair locks of Emperor Tewodros II - more than 150 years after they were taken during the...

All set for “Araminta! Harriet Tubman Lives” drama

The National Theatre of Ghana in collaboration with Andrea Vonny Lee, Department Chair of Dance of the Laney Community College in Oakland, California will host a theatrical piece dubbed,...

The force awakens in France as lightsaber duelling becomes official sport

The French Fencing Federation (Fédération Française d'Escrime) has officially recognised lightsaber duelling as a competitive sport. The iconic weapon from a galaxy far, far away now has the same status...

Lazy artistes complain about industry – Sista Afia

Over the years, there have been complaints from musicians about how financially unrewarding the industry is but for Champion Atta singer, Sista Afia, it is only lazy artistes who complain that...

Fake artefacts threaten Art Centre

Fake artefacts dealers operating around the vicinity of the Accra Art Centre, Ghana’s biggest craft market is threatening the existence of the art village as they flood the area...

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Africa

‘We’ll die of hunger first’: Despair as Zimbabwe lockdown begins

It was still early on Sunday morning when Stewart Dzivira, his wife and their two-year-old son, jumped on a bus in Glen View, a densely...

Nigeria announces two-week lockdown in main cities

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has announced a lockdown in the cities of Lagos and Abuja in an effort to contain the spread...

World

Ghanaian Nurse resident in US dies of Covid19

A Ghanaian Nurse resident in the US is reported to have died of Coronavirus. The former Head Nurse of the Jacobi Medical Center’s Psychiatric Unit...

Germany’s State Minister commits suicide as coronavirus hits economy

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming "deeply worried" over how to cope with the economic...