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Who Wins Ghana’s Best Actress 2012?

Beautiful ‘Refugees’ Actresses Unveiled

This week, there were reports that some UK and USA based African actresses will be in Ghana for the first time for the shooting of a movie titled ‘Refugees’. They were in the person of Diana Yekinni, Okawa Shaznay and Belinda Effah. NEWS-ONE has tried to find out a little about them.
Diana Yekinni Diana Yekinni is an actress. She appeared in two episodes of the television series ‘Medium’, as well as the film ‘Ijé’ as Libby. Alongside Eric Kolelas, Yekinni also featured in the acclaimed short film ‘Mosa’. Diana Yekinni was born and raised in South London, England where she first realised her passion and true love for performing.

Diana started acting from a very young

Face Of Tertiary 2012 Receives Prize Car

Yvonne Nelson Movie Rules 2012 Ghana Movie Awards

Popular Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson’s movie titled ‘Single & Married’ topped nominations for the 2012 edition of the prestigious Ghana Movie awards. The movie had 13 nominations including Best Actress In Leading Role, Best Picture, Best Directing English Language, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Screen Play and Best editing categories. Other movies that got nominations include ‘Hotel Babylon’, ‘Grooms Bride’, ‘My Story’, ‘Joni Waka’ and ‘Ghana Police’. The event was on Monday launched at the premises of rLG offices in Accra to kick-start this year’s competition. The award ceremony is scheduled to come off at the Accra International Conference Centre on Christmas Day, December 25. This year’s event is being organized by Ghollywood Production Limited in collaboration with rLG and TV3, and supported by Vodafone and Travel Express International Hotel. Organizers had wanted to shift the award date to December 2 due to Ghana’s elections. But they finally decided on the usu…

We Are Against Violence-VIP

Popular and award-winning Ghanaian music group VIP has responded to certain allegations in the media that its fans had allegedly attacked certain entertainment personalities at this year’s edition of Joy FM Night With The Stars which was held last Saturday. Below is a press statement issued by VIP under Bullhaus Entertainment, headed by Bulldog, otherwise called Hanson Lawrence:
The management of Ghana’s award winning group, Vision In Progress, popularly known as VIP, is calling on its fans across the country and beyond who are outraged by some unfortunate developments that occurred at the Night With The Stars Show organized over the weekend by Joy Fm to calm down and exercise maximum restraint no matter the level of provocation they may encounter. VIP has received reports of an alleged attack on some persons after the show and certain entertainment personalities including one Commotion, also alleged to be one of the attacked persons.

Though without any evidence whatsoever, some persons …

Beautiful UK & USA Actresses Arrive In Ghana For Refugees Movie

London-based actress Diana Yekinni and two others from United States of America will arrive in Ghana today for the shoot of an upcoming movie titled, ‘Refugees’. The new movie is being directed by award-winning director Frank Rajah Arase. Major scenes of the movie will be shot at locations in Accra including James Town and some parts of Ghana’s coastline. Other scenes will be shot in the UK and some other African countries. Reports on Monday said Frank would not be using big named Ghanaian actors in this production. This is because he wants to achieve a certain aim with this movie- catching the eye of a different audience. Arase is yet to publicly speak about the upcoming production but a source said the production would start tomorrow. Diana Yekinni is the winner of Screen Icon Search, organized by Golden Icons, producers of the most credible black entertainment film award, Golden Icon Academy Movie Award (GIAMA) in Texas, Houston. She will be arriving in Ghana for the first time for the…

Yvonne Okoro Celebrated Another Year On Sunday

Ghana Movie Awards Nominations Out Today

Movie Director Frank Rajah To Snub Majid Michel & Top Other Ghanaian Stars

Award winning Ghanaian director Frank Rajah is ready to start shooting his next film, with the working title ‘The Refugees.
The film’s script is touted as Frank’s best yet and he is making frantic efforts to raise the bar with it. Shooting is scheduled to begin Thursday on some mind-blowing locations in Ghana including parts of James Town, a coastal suburb of Accra. Frank will make extensive use of the coastline as some scenes will be shot on ships at one of the country’s harbours. Sources said the director, whose movie provided Africa’s best actor (Majid Michel) at the last African Movie Academy Awards, might for the first time do away with the majority of the usual faces on Ghanaian TV screens. “The likes of Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Nadia Buari, Jackie Appiah, Yvonne Nelson, Yvonne Okoro, Prince David Osei and a number of others who are part of Frank’s clique of actors might not make it on this movie’s set,” sources told NEWS-ONE. “This movie is coming with lots of surprises and the…

Yvonne Okoro & Shirley Frimpong Manso Settle Differences On ‘The Contract’

Actor Prince David Raps Ex-President Kufour?

Latest photo of popular Ghanaian actor Prince David Osei captures him and rising actress Christabel Ekeh with Ghana’s former president, John Agyekum Kufour. The two actors were full of smiles for perhaps meeting the former president for the first time. They were no doubt happy to have met the old man, whose eldest son, Edward Agyekum Kufour, joined Ghana’s movie industry less than a year ago. Unconfirmed reports said former president Kufour had endorsed his son’s decision to enter Ghana’s showbiz industry. Prince David and Christabel met him recently at the African Regent Hotel in Accra at a cocktail ceremony for the launching of his son’s first movie titled, ‘Wrong Target’, also starring Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo. It was a joyous moment for the actors and the president and perhaps the actors convinced the ex-president and his party, NPP, to give the creative arts some attention if it returns to power. Prince David is one of Ghana’s reigning actors who have not made their political a…

DJ Mensa Waits For Expensive Celebrity Party

Ghana’s foremost Disc Jockey, DJ Mensa, will this Friday gather the crème de la crème of Ghana’s entertainment industry for what is expected to be the biggest birthday party yet in the month of November. Mensa will be climaxing his birthday celebration with an all black party at the Club Invasion. Among top celebrities expected for the big party are award winning actress Yvonne Nelson, Bola Ray, KOD, Deborah Vanessa, Sark

Actress Khareema Aguiar Donates Plasma TV To Autistic Students

Actress Khareema Aguiar yesterday touched the hearts of the underprivileged at the New Horizon School in Accra, where she donated a plasma TV and other important items to the pupils and officials of the school.