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Actress Yvonne Okoro Shares OK Magazine Cover With Wole Soyinka & Carmen Ejogo, Others

Hot Ghanaian actress Yvonne Okoro has appeared on the cover of the Nigeria version of the world’s biggest celebrity lifestyle magazine, OK Magazine. The multi-talented actress shared the cover of the magazine with other important personalities including Carmen Ejogo, a British television and film actress and singer, currently based in the United States. Also on the cover was Nigeria’s celebrated academician Wole Soyinka, actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and award winning music duo, P-Square. OK Magazine was launched in Nigeria on Friday, 9th March 2012 and had since featured a number of Nollywood top stars. OK Magazine Nigeria, is the first African version of OK, the world’s biggest celebrity lifestyle magazine which is printed in 20 countries. Yvonne Okoro is one of the first Ghanaian stars to make it on the cover of the magazine. Her first ever produced movie, with the working title ‘The Contract’, is expected to come out soon. Over the weekend, she was a judge at the tenth edition of th…

Babie of TV3 ‘Hot Gossip’ Goofs On TV

In an era where information is easily accessed via the internet and with the aid of social media, it is very imperative for media personalities to equip themselves with the right information through proper research before airing their shows and not just put out any uninformed news. Although I’m not so much a fan of ‘Hot Gossip’ on TV3, I took pains to watch the programme this Saturday, October 27 and to my utmost surprise, the host congratulated winners of Ghana DJ Awards and called it a “great event”; an event which was not held and postponed due to technical hitches, according to organizers of the event.
In as much others would want to save her head because the show was

Aya Morrison Launches First Standalone Store In Accra

Nigerian Model Is Exopa New Face

An 18-year-old undergraduate of the Radford University, Hanniel S. K. Jamin is the female winner for the October edition of the monthly Exopa New Faces contest. The modeling and fashion contest was held amidst a lot of excitement last Saturday evening at the Exopa Burg. A number of upcoming musicians took turns on the runway to entertain fashion enthusiasts with their music, with models putting up great performances. At the end of the night, Hanniel, a Nigerian model, managed to beat the other contestants to emerge winner with her confidence and fierce catwalk in different categories of the contest. Behind her were 23-year-old Hassey Elinam and a 22-year-old student of IPMC, Mikaeel Maria, who took first and second runners-up positions respectively. It was indeed an evening of excitement as male models also did some great catwalks for the male segment, which was won by 21-year-old Emmanuel Macaulay. A 22-year-old model, Sadiq Suleiman and Jamal Mohammed took the first and second runners-…

Why Juliet Ibrahim Cut Long Hair

News went round last week that Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim had decided to give up her long hair by cutting it. However, reasons were not given for her decision. But close sources to the actress have told NEWS-ONE she cut her hair to get a different look for a role in an upcoming movie by a Canadian production firm. “The movie will be produced by Hollywood’s Ronnie Banerjee and director Damian Chapa while it features popular actress Halle Berry. The Ghana Movie Awards 2010 best actress co-winner plays a supporting role,” the source said. Meanwhile, Juliet will, on November 2, gather the crème de la crème of Ghana’s showbiz industry at Aphrodisiac Night Club to party for a worthy cause at an event dubbed, ‘Halloween Weekend With The Stars’. It is an initiative by Juliet Ibrahim Foundation Initiative and supported by Project Smiles headed by C.E.O of Aphrodisiac Confidence, to raise funds to help kidney cancer patients and create awareness on the disease. The night would be filled with…

Meet Yayra: The Perfect Female Ingredient To The Music Scene

Born Yayra Ametewee, her stage name is Yayra.She is a very cool and appealing young lady dedicated to building and exploring her God given talent, music, for the whole world to see. Yayra is also an old student of Archbishop Porter Girl's High School and currently studying at the Central University College. She recently introduced herself to the music industry by sharing the

It Was Fun Judging At Miss Malaika Finale-Yvonne Okoro

Award-winning Ghanaian actress Yvonne Okoro on Saturday night made a surprise appearance on the hot seat as a judge at the finals of this year’s Miss Malaika pageant held at the Accra International Conference Centre.
Her appearance at the Miss Malaika finale was also tagged as a special attraction for the event’s tenth anniversary celebration. “It was fun,” the Pan African best actress award winner told NEWS-ONE early Sunday morning after the show. Many had thought she was one of the invited celebrities for the red carpet event. But the beautiful actress ended up on the high table. She indeed brought some uniqueness to the judging table. Her demeanor during the evening indeed showed she had fun. She was fabulously dressed in a red outfit and made her entry into the conference centre on Saturday in the company of her younger sister Elizabeth Okoro and Fashion 101 hostess Sandra Ankobiah. Miss Malaika is a pageant organized, since 2002, to redefine the African concept of beauty by event org…

Ghanaian Actress Sexy Body Stolen For Nollywood Actress Rita Dominic

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‘Single & Married’ Breaks Ghana Record In Nigeria

Yvonne Nelson’s produced movie, ‘Single & Married’, is reportedly making wonders in Nollywood cinema. It could however not be confirmed if it managed to break any record of a Nollywood movie. But a source confirmed that the movie was doing better than any other Ghanaian movie that crossed into Nollywood. NEWS-ONE sources said for over three weeks that the movie was premiered in Nigeria, it was still making great impact in Nigeria. Day in and day out, large numbers of movie fans keep going to Silverbird Cinemas in Nigeria to see the movie. ‘Single & Married’ was premiered in Accra and Lagos and it made an impact in both cities. There are good lessons to learn from this movie. Directed by Pascal Amanfo, it is narrated by Ghana’s iconic presenter Anita Erskine. It delves into the intricacies of marriage and the challenges of being single, with focus on young adults. The storyline raised serious issues about why spouses cheat on their partners and how to stop them. But it was told i…

Ghana’s Fashion Design Industry Has A Future- Designer Kingsley Kofi Deffor