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Friday, November 22, 2019

Beyonce’s daughter, Blue Ivy, now an award-winning songwriter

Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter won the Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award at Sunday’s Soul Train Awards for co-writing her mum’s hit ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ a song celebrating dark- and...

4Syte Music Video Awards: Shatta Wale gifts his award to Stonebwoy

Another video that has gathered massive views on social media is on the recently held 4syte music video awards held at the Kempiski Hotel last Saturday. At the event, Shatta...

President Akufo-Addo enskinned as Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I

The Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari II, has conferred the title ‘Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I’ on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The conferment, which...

President Akufo-Addo attends 2019 Damba Festival in Yendi

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived in Yendi for this year’s Damba festival which is celebrated by the King of Dagbon, Ya Na Abukari II. The President was accompanied by...

Tanzania suspends female rapper over raunchy video

The authorities in Tanzania have suspended female rapper Rosa Ree from performing for six months, saying her recently released music video "went against the country’s’ morals". The Body that regulates...

Help save my sight – Veteran actor appeals to President

Veteran Ghanaian actor, William Addo, aka Akpatse, has made a passionate appeal to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other philanthropists to help save his sight. Akpatse is losing his...

Damba to consolidate peace and attract development to Dagbon

The planning committee of the 2019 Damba festival is using the celebration to consolidate peace and security in the Dagbon. According to the Chairman, if the Logistics sub-committee for this...

Film on Nigerian sex workers disqualified from Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures has rejected a second entry for next year's Oscar award for Best International Film. The movie 'Joy' was written and directed by Austria Filmmaker Sudabeh...

Kpalime to use festival to conserve environment

The Kpalime Traditional Area in the South Dayi District of the Volta region has committed to using its annual Kpalikpakpa festival to conserve the environment in the wake of...

Merqury Republic dedicates 2019 Ghana DJ Awards to DJ Seihor

Merqury Republic, the organisers of Africa’s biggest DJ Festival, have dedicated the 2019 Ghana DJ Awards to the late DJ Seihor. This was announced in a message of condolence signed by...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...