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Lydia Forson Talks Love With American Actor Mehcad Brooks

There seems to be some love brewing between popular Ghanaian actress, Lydia Forson and American actor and model, Mehcad Brooks.
Born Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks, on October 25, 1980, he is an American actor and former fashion model.
He co-starred as Matthew Applewhite in the season of ABC’s hit series ‘Desperate Housewives’ from 2005 to 2006.
The Ghanaian actress who is currently in the USA was last week caught making up with the Mehcad on social network twitter.  The ‘Perfect Picture’ actress openly professed love to the ‘Desperate Housewive’s actor, while Mehcad also interestingly addressed Lydia as ‘love,’ and added that he was a big fan of hers. 
 Lydia tweeted, “I’m in love with @MehcadBrooks, I love to see the birth of a star. Right from desperate housewives, true blood and now necessary roughness,” and ended the tweet with love symbol.
Mehcad replied saying, “@lydiaforson thank you love! Big fan.”
Lydia is currently not married and it is not clearly who she is dating now.…

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I Can’t Let Go My Lover - Actress Khareema Aguair

It is not very certain which man is warming the bed of Ghanaian actress, Khareema Aguiar but it is becoming obvious she is madly in love with someone.
The thick tall actress has been thanking her God for her man’s life and publicly declaring: “Can’t let go,” she posted on social network facebook. 
 “Be careful who you fall in love with because a man worth keeping is a man who finds it hard to hurt you when you haven’t hurt him, that’s when you know a woman raised him. If you end up with a man raised by a man, he will never feel a pinch for you. Thank God for my man. Can’t let go,” she posted.
The ‘Checkmate’ actress on Monday evening took to social network to preach love and through the process she made the revelation about how loving her man was and she couldn’t let go.
Interestingly, she also said, “When a lady checks up on you often and gets little jealous sometimes, you should know she cares and thinks about you more than you may know, but often than not guys see that to be suffocat…

Young Rapper Baffour Brags About Phamous Philms’ Video

Massive Turnout at ‘Man of Steel’ Premiere

Movie goers in Ghana last Friday flooded the Sliverbird Cinemas at the Accra Shopping Mall to watch the premiere of the movie, ‘Man of Steel’.
The movie, which is considered one of Hollywood’s finest, was shown in Ghana for the first time since its release on the international market a couple of weeks ago.
Organisers of the premiere who spoke to NEWS-ONE after the viewing said they did not anticipate such a wonderful and massive crowd, and that they were looking forward to a day when Ghana and the rest of the world would actually premiere all the Hollywood movies around the same time if not on the same day.
“Growing up, everyone heard and watched the traditional Superman story but this version-Man of Steel- is nothing like we know. I’m so glad people came in their numbers to watch the movie being showed in Ghana for the first time,” one of the organisers stated.
Meanwhile, some viewers after the movie told the paper that they were surprised at the twist the movie took.
“We were expecting …

Yvonne Okoro Tells BBC Why Movie Producers Do Not Do Historic Films

Star actress Yvonne Okoro has said on BBC Focus on Africa that Ghanaian movie producers shy away from historic stories because they do not generate a lot of money in this part of the world.
Komla Dumor, the host, asked her if there was originality in African movies because Hollywood is telling their stories but he does not see Ghana or Africa going that direction. Komla went on to say he would love to see Yvonne play Yaa Asantewaa.
But the ‘Contract’ actress explained that “as much as it is great to tell our histories truthfully, it does not generate a lot of money and any producer would love to do a movie and make his money”.
Earlier, Friday morning, she told BBC Newsday (radio) that the movie industry in Ghana has been contributing to national development.
She said the industry is a source of employment for a lot of young people both in the creative arts industry and beyond.
Yvonne was interviewed on Newsday on Friday morning from 7:30am Ghana time and was broadcast to millions of lis…

Yvonne Nelson Wows Lagos School Kids

Stunning Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson brought some excitement to the pupils of Courage Primary School, Ikota Village in Lagos State last week Wednesday June 19 when she accompanied Nigerian model and actor Ik Ogbonna and singer Adokiye to donate some items to the school.
They donated writing materials including books, pencils, chalks, eraser and a cash amount.
Yvonne and her friends thrilled the kids who were overwhelmed by their presence. They took snapshots.
Currently, the leggy actress is in the UK and may be returning sometime this week.
Over the weekend, news filtering in from Nigeria indicated that she confirmed dating Nigeria’s music icon Iyanya following rumours that the two were lovebirds. 
Bellanaija.com quoted her as saying, “I think it’s time my fans get to know the whole truth so I’m going to let it all out. I dated one person here, he’s in the industry. There were too many lies in the relationship. I found out a whole lot of things and I just felt like he took advantage o…

I Was Refused Makeup Because I Was Not Star-Nollywood's Uche Joan Iwuanyanwu

First Feminine Mag Launches In Accra

AWE Magazine, Ghana’s first ever feminine magazine was, over the weekend, launched at a special ceremony at the African Regent Hotel in Accra.
The AWE (Awesome Women Entrepreneurs) magazine promises to add a new dimension to the magazine industry in Ghana.
The launching ceremony attracted a number of important personalities including Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Second Lady of Ghana.
Launching the magazine Mrs. Amissah-Arthur reiterated the fact that, “AWE Magazine is just not a magazine but a gift which a mother should buy and give to her daughter, niece and females in general instead of that piece of fabric, jewellery and other material items.”

Her reason was that, the rich content which centred on how to start one’s business, legal affairs, business plan guide, fashion/lifestyle, and a lot more interesting articles and interviews, would serve as a benchmark for young businesses to achieve productivity.
She also said “this magazine could serve as a pointer for reference when the going gets…

I Will Continue To Support Reggae and Dancehall -Proxzy

Proxzy is an emerging radio sensation from the Central Region of Ghana. Described as very talented, he is a presenter with Radio Windybay, a Winneba based radio station. Though he has no formal training in the profession, he has managed to win for himself a large fan base in Winneba and beyond.
He is now called ‘Fyah (fire) General’ due to his exploits on air, exhibiting so much creativity in what he does.
Born Anthony Kofi Hiengo, he is a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba and had his breakthrough in broadcasting while in school. He successfully hosted the most listened to programme on air in the Central Region, “

Why I Premiered My Movie In Lagos- Kafui Danku

Actress-turned-producer Kafui Danku has been explaining why she premiered her first movie as a producer, titled ‘Letters To My Mother’ in Lagos, Nigeria. According to her, “it’s not always supposed to be Ghanaian movie being premiered in Ghana, but rather all over Africa, because if we are able to get a few returns from every country, it will support productions. So apart from the movie premiere here in Nigeria, the movie is also going to tour other countries, while the showing continues in 10 ci

“MTN Hitmaker” Demo Collections Ends This Week

The collection of music demos across the country from up and coming musicians for the season two of the “MTN Hitmaker” reality show would come to an end this week.
There has been a lot of enthusiasm from young wannabe artistes as they made use of the opportunity to enter this mouthwatering competition.
Over the last four weeks MTN together with th

Ghana's Movie Industry Is Contributing To The Country's National Development- Actress Yvonne Okoro Tells BBC Newsday

Paapa Yankson Returns At Hilife Parade

Ghanaian high life legend Paapa Yankson is expected to make a comeback on the performing stage, several years after he appeared to have been missing in action. He will be performing at a programme dubbed, Hilife Parade, scheduled for Saturday August 10, at the plush Marjorie Y Hotel in Tema. Paapa Yankson will share stage with youngsters Kwabena Kwabena and Kwesi Pee. Paapa Kofi Yankson is one of Ghana’s celebrated high life musicians. Coming Saturday will be his birthday, as he was born on June 22, 1944, at Winneba. His latent music flair was discovered at the funeral of a neighbour. He landed his first music contract during his mother's funeral. And for more than 30 years, Paapa Yankson has produced music that has brought life to many dead souls. Even though both of his parents were musicians, they didn’t want him to take up singing. Instead they wanted him to have a white collar job. After he left the Takoradi Methodist School he enrolled in the Ahantaman Secondary Commercial Sch…

Miss Supranational Unveils Contestants

Fourteen ladies have made it to the Miss Supranational Ghana’s house as part of the upcoming Miss Supranational Ghana pageant. Organizers say they are ready to battle each other on their way to becoming the first ever Miss Supranational Ghana. The franchise is coming to Ghana for the first time and the 14 beautiful ladies who are taking part are: Gertrude Baffour Tsibu, Patience Ansah, Malisa Kwarteng, Patience Aidoo, Evelyn Adu Dadzie, Richie Korkor Nartey, Mercy Nkansah, Afuah Peprah, Emilia Thomson (Emily), Mayqueen Addison, Hawusi Felicia Mensah, Alexandrina Odoi, Misbii Eje and Florence Amegatsey. Each of them has a unique talent in singing, dancing, acting, poetry, and fashion designing. Apart from going through their daily challenges, competition, and being put to test, they will also go through various coaching. The ladies will be given a platform to perform to selected judges to escape eviction in the coming weeks. But four ladies will be evicted before the grand finale through a…

Sole 2 Sole Holds Dance Festival

Dance lovers residing in and around Accra have an opportunity to enjoy the best of dances as Fullish Art presents the dance drama dubbed ‘Sole 2 Sole’ in Ghana.
The ‘Sole 2 Sole’ concert will give a platform for traditional and hip-hop dances to face off on one big stage at Alliance Française on June 26. ‘Sole 2 Sole’ is aimed at bringing back the memories of all the dance moves that fall within the rhythms of hip-hop and those of our traditional rhythms. The dances will be supported on the big stage with a synchronization of electronic beats and soothing rhythms from some traditional African drums. Fullish Art believes there are some dances that shouldn't be allowed to die off. “We think dancing is one good social norm that tells stories of our societies. It also expresses a feeling, and serves as entertainment to the dancer and the audience. Another important reason for ‘Sole 2 Sole’ dance drama is to bring back some African traditional dances that many of the youth are not privile…

Prince Tomety Chills With Brian White

Award winning Ghanaian art director Tony Prince Tomety appears to be enjoying a whole new working experience in Hollywood, after working on‘And Then There Was You’, a moviedirected by Leila Djansi’s which wrapped weeks ago.
The production had a lot of talented people, no wonder Tony found himself working in there because he is very good at what he does. Among them are actress Garcelle Beauvais, Lynn Whitfield, Greg Vaughan, Leon Robinson, Kate Nauta and Trilby Glover. The fine gentleman is still working out there and he is yet to speak about his experience working in Hollywood. The Will Smith look-alike recently posted on his BlackBerry status saying, “I am here to stay. Oscar moment coming up,” and accompanied it with a photo of him in Hollywood. Subsequent snapshots of him from the set had him posed with Brian White, American actor, producer, model, dancer and stockbroker. Tony worked with the production design department of the film and there are high expectations over his performance. …

Roger Quartey Titles Latest Movie After Wife’s Husband

Actor turned producer Roger Quartey has announced that his Roger Q Production is warming up for yet another award-winning release.
The production’s upcoming movie is titled ‘My Wife’s Husband’ and would be Roger’s fourth produc

Jon Germain Returns As Exopa Judge

Singer and TV anchor Jon Germain last month returned as a judge on Exopa New Faces reality show, months after he left his post vacant. The ‘In My Head’, crooner didn’t give reasons for his exit as the show was organized for awhile without him. But his return last month, according to a source, was for good. The Exopa New Faces contest is a modelling fashion event to help wannabe male and female models to explore and harness their modelling talent. It is organized on the last Saturday of every month and winners of the contest get contract with the Exopa modelling agency. Over the months, there have been attractive segments such as summer wear made of contemporary African fabrics by creative young designers, and music from energetic young and talented artistes among others. Jon Germain has been a judge on the show since its inception. A number of other top showbiz icons passed through as judges for the event but Germain remained an in-house judge. Hence, his exit became a topical issue amon…

Lydia Forson Rocks Duaba Serwa Design At FACE List Award

Bubbly actress Lydia Forson attended Saturday FACE List Awards in US in a Duaba Serwa designed outfit which revealed her very sexy contours. 
The FACE List Award was organized by Face2Face Africa in New York and brought together some respectable personalities from Africa and other parts of the world.
Lydia looked elegant with a combination of her long black dress and a cute dark-gold coloured jacket to go with her earrings.
The obverse of the long dress is styled to reveal her sexy thighs and allow easy walking.
Her red platform sandal heels complimented with her red fingernails to also augment her beautiful looks.
Lydia posed for photos with a number of people, including Ghanaian musician Jay Ghartey who was at the ceremony.
She arrived in the USA for the award on Saturday with fellow actress Jackie Appiah. While Lydia was invited as a special guest, Jackie was honoured at the ceremony.   
It is the first time in about three years that both actresses have come that close to ea…

Yvonne Okoro In UK For Adams Apples

Popular actress Yvonne Okoro touched down in the United Kingdom on Saturday to join other cast of Sparrow Production’s ‘Adams Apples’.
Sources said the production has relocated to the UK to shoot at some new locations which are very necessary to the ‘Adams Apples’ story.
The production will hence spend weeks shooting in the UK before returning to Ghana.  But it’s unclear which other cast of ‘Adams Apples’ made it to the UK for the shoot.
Yvonne is, however, confirmed. The sexy actress just returned from France where she, Sandra Ankobiah and Elizabeth Okoro went holidaying. On that trip, they also went to Spain and transited to the UK before returning to Ghana.
Yvonne’s self produced ‘Contract’ will be hitting the movie market very soon. But prior to that there will be a special autograph signing session for

Nadia Buari In ‘Love’ With A Dog

Popular Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari has decided to end all the rumours and innuendos about her love life by saying the love in her life at the moment is a “dog”.
The beautiful actress was previously reported to have secretly married after claims hiding an alleged baby.
She was also recently linked with Nollywood screen ‘bad boy’ Jim Iyke after they both attended the 2013 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Even though the truth about their relationship was yet to be authenticated, further rumoured reports alleged that she has jilted Jim for another man whose name was given as Bomb Bacious Clay.
But when it comes to love, the daughter of former president of the Musicians Union of Ghana, MUSIGA told bi-yearly fashion magazine, Rene Collections that the love in her life is a dog.
“Hahaha –My dog. I can’t imagine my life without animals (dogs specifically). I love the fact that I come home and meet Phedo at the door waiting for me. It’s actually the sweetest joy of life. I even dress him up in l…

I Don’t Model For Fun –Young Model Ahmed

Ahmed Abdulai, a 21-year-old young model of the Exopa Modeling Agency has said that he did not decide to go into modelling for the fun of it.
Rather, he said he wanted to make a career of out it. He would, as such, ‘attack’ it with all seriousness because he wants to become one of the world’s acclaimed sports models. He won’t stop modelling any time soon.
He said he has not been thinking about how much money he will make from modelling at the moment but rather “getting the necessary exposure to get to that big dream”. 
“I always want to become an NBA player and a sports model. Yes, it is not that I’m doing it for fun.  I know what I want to become in future. The money aspect of modelling does not matter now. The only expectation I’m having now is walk very well on the runway and have some experience in modelling so that in future I get opportunities in terms of contracts,” he told NEWS-ONE in exclusive interview. 
Abdulai was the male winner of the May edition of Exopa New Faces conte…

Obrafour Is Not Profane-Sarkodie Declares

Ghana’s award winning artiste Sarkodie has revealed that one of the main reasons he admires fellow Ghanaian musician Obrafour is because he is not profane.
He praised Obrafour saying the hip life veteran had been in Ghana’s music industry for a long time and managed to steer off the corridors of using profane lyrics, yet he is still relevant.
 The BET award winner made the comment while speaking in an interview with Channel O on Wednesday.
“Obrafour is not profane. He does not use profane lyrics like we the young ones do these days but he is still relevant and I like him for that,” Sarkodie said. 
He mentioned Obrafour in addition to two influential musicians; Kenya West and Jay Z as the musicians he likes and looks up to.
He said Kanye West is the only American musician who really looked beyond American music and came down to Africa to give African musicians a full time chance to be heard out there.  He, as a result, respects him for that.
With Jay Z, he said it has always been m…

Nallem Clothing Promises Amazing Styles At Exopa L-Fashion Night

Ghana’s fashion giant, Nallem Clothing, is one of the award winning fashion houses that will be clothing plus-size models for the upcoming Exopa L-Fashion Nite event.
The L-Fashion Nite is a fashion and modelling event introduced in 2008 to purposely to bring some innovations into Ghana's fashion industry whilst promoting African fabrics. 
It is also aimed at introducing new trends onto the runway and helping to nurture plump models who are interested in a modelling career. 
This year’s event will come off on June 30, at the Exopa Burg behind the Accra International Trade Fair Centre and among the top Ghanaian fashion houses to show their latest trends is Nallem Clothing.
The company will be lining up impressive creations of different types including ladies’ straight dress, skirt and suit, linen blouse and other accessories as jewellery, handbags, footwear etc.
Fashion enthusiasts are as a result assured to watch out for amazing styles from the fashion house. 
“We use only the finest…