VIP member Promzy has released a picture, believed to be coming from his recent reported injury on set while shooting the group’s upcoming video. The rapper over the weekend loaded a couple photos of himself; including one that displayed a deep cut on his right arm on social network facebook. He released the photo less than a month after the incident took place. His action was perhaps to counter claims that his accident was mere media gimmick to generate some attention for the group’s upcoming video. Promzy has not spoken yet about the incident. However he added a comment to the photo he posted saying, “this is what happens when you work with Mr. Kwesi Oduro.” Peacefmonline.com who broke the story about Promzy’s injury on set reported that the rapper born Emmanuel Ababio was rushed to an unnamed hospital after jumping from a story building. According to the website’s source, he jumped from a storey building where it is believed his group was shooting a video.
Ever since he registered his name on Ghana’s music scene, award winning
TV anchor turned musician, Jon Germaine had been tormented by his
decision to stay off the stage performance scene. But the “In My
Head” crooner broke his own record with a unique performance on Friday
night when he launched his second album titled,
supermodel, Oluchi Orlandi has said Ghana
recorded the least turn out for the Africa Next Top Model TV show auditions
across the African continent. Oluchi
and her ANTM team were in Accra two w
PopularR&B sensation, Chase, born Fianko Bossman
touched down in Ghana, Saturday July 20 from his hide out in the United State
of America ahead of his much anticipated album launch. The
singer hinted several months ago that his upcoming album will officially launch
in August this year and it was one of the reasons he travelled to the USA to
finalize works on his records. He tweeted about his arrival saying,
“I'm back before you had the chance to miss me, straight from the airport to
the studio with @TreasureHookah and my godfather @Gafacci.” Close pal and
actress Yvonne Nelson welcomed him a tweet, “My boy @chaseforever
is backkkk......” Chase
seems to have some surprises in stash for his followers as he is planning to
something else before he finally releases the new album. According
to him, he was considering a mixtape before he followed it up with the album. “New
music, im (I’m) considering a mixtape before the album #unappreciate@treasurehookahbeats by @gafacci,” he also
Star actress Yvonne Okoro will start getting closer to her fan base as she will be rewarding them with all kinds of goodies as part of her new deal with telecommunication giants, Tigo, Airtel and Vodafone
The actress made the promise over the weekend on social networks, instagram and twitter.
All her fans need to do is subscribe to her voice messages by texting YOKORO to Tigo short code 1001 and Vodafone and Airtel on 2510 for just 10GHp and they are likely to get the attention of ‘The Contract’ actress.
Yvonne says her fans should do that and be rewarded in various ways. There are fantastic prices to be won and the winner will get a surprise phone call from her and a dinner with her.
“Tons of prices and a one-on-one convos with me,” she posted.
It is the first time she is doing that to get closer to her fans. Yvonne has been out of town. She was in South Africa but is back home now. Over the weekend she released a hot photograph of herself in a red hair.
Last week could be rightly tagged as Ghana’s celebrities birthday week,
as it turned out most names in the entertainment industry celebrated
their birthdays in the course of the week. Prodigal and Zeal, two members of award winning group VIP celebrated their birthdays alongside other important icons.
Award winning rapper Okyeame Kwame on Wednesday led a delegation made up
of doctors, philanthropists and journalists to call on Minister of
Health, Sherry Ayitey to notify her about his free Hepatitis B screening
initiative. July 28 is World Hepatitis Day. Four years ago in 2009
as Artiste of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards, Okyeame Kwame began a
journey to help educate and curb the Hepatitis B virus.
As a Health Minister, Madam Sherry Ayitey was well abreast with the
dangers of Hepatitis B. She lauded the rapper for his initiative and
promised the delegation of government’s support during and after the
screening. Madam Ayitey added that, next year government will take
much more active part in the entire process. The meeting was short but
fruitful with the promise of better organization next year. An excited Okyeame Kwame commented that he was excited to have met the minister and interacted with her. Every
year Okyeame Kwame, MDS-Lancet Laboratories and MTN Ghana Foundatio…
Star actress of both Ghana and Nigeria lineage, Yvonne Okoro has thrown her support behind women in Nigeria, who are fighting against a bill before Nigeria Senate to allow girls under the age of 18 to get married. “If the girl child isn’t old enough 2 [to] take part in election then she’s young enuff [enough] not to take an erection,” the actress tweeted few days ago. Her tweet was accompanied by a campaign advertisement which read, “Give the Girl Child a Pen not a Penis,” to make obvious her position on the issue which has gained international attention. A lot other celebrities, especially those with Nigerian lineage are registering their strong displeasure with the supposed bill in Nigeria. Omotola Jalade and Stella Damasus were reported in Nigerian media to have vented their anger over the girl child marriage discussion.
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The Tema wing of Ghana’s showbiz industry will this weekend officially welcome Selly with an anticipated talk of town party after her exit from the Big Brother Africa: The Chase reality show last week. The party is scheduled for Saturday July 27, at the Campanilla inside the Tema Mall. It is being powered by Penthaus Production to assure her of home support after representing Ghana at this year’s BBA reality show and officially welcome her back home. A tall list of the crème de la crème of Tema-based headliners will be attending the party with other celebrities in Ghana passing through. Tema has become a huge entertainment hub with its indigenes making great impact on Ghana’s entertainment scene. Selly stays in Tema and is currently considered one of the showbiz reps for Tema. Hence, the party is intended to be one of a kind. She is expected to make an appearance at the reported huge birthday party for Praye member, Praye Honeho at the Aphrodisiac Night Club in Accra on July 26.
Star actress Lydia Forson has returned home after a month-long holidaying in the United States of America. Lydia left Ghana early June and took part in some shows in the USA. The popular and onetime African Movie Academy Awards Best Actress is one of Africa’s important personalities who graced this year’s edition of FACE List Awards which was held on Saturday June 15 at New York, Time Center. The bubbly Lydia Forson was invited as a special guest for the occasion while another Ghanaian actress, Jackie Appiah, was to receive an award there. Indeed, her fans missed her; but she has returned home over the weekend to continue her daily life in Ghana. Signals picked up by NEWS-ONE indicate that she would very soon be traveling outside Ghana for a new movie project.
Star actress Yvonne Nelson has chalked another success in the area of
filmmaking. Over the weekend, she wowed Nigerian movie enthusiasts with the premiere of her last produced movie, House of Gold. The
premiere, according to the actress, did better than her Single &
Married movie, which she premiered in Nigerian cinemas last year. “It was very big and better than Single & Married,” Yvonne Nelson told NEWS-ONE. The
premiering ceremony was held at the Silverbird Cinema Galleria,
Victoria Island in Lagos. All Cinema halls were full before the
screening started. Among celebrities who added colour to the
screening event were cast Majid Michel, Eddie Watson, Yvonne Nelson,
Rukky Sanda, IK Ogbonna, and actress Ebube. Director of ‘House of Gold’,
Pascal Amanfo was also at the premiere.
Ghanaian actress, Zynnell Lydia Zuh and her extended family over the weekend buried her late grandmother Faustina Amba Mensah, who died at age 80. The old lady was on Saturday laid to rest at the Madina Cemetery after funeral rites at her residence at Abelemkpe in Accra. Sources said Zynnell really loved her grandmother and would really miss her. She has been mourning as well as celebrating her granny. Zynnell has been in the news since last week. She celebrated her birthday on Thursday July 18. “My birthday means a lot to me. It’s a personal New Year so I believe it’s worth celebrating. It is also worth celebrating because every day is a gift; so a year is 365 times the gift,” she told NEWS-ONE. Prior to her birthday, she was among personalities who were recognised at the just ended City People Awards in Nigeria. She won Best Supporting Actress of the Year and beat equally good actresses Roselyn Ngissah, Kafui Danku, Emmanuella Mensah and Khareema Aguiar to emerge the winner of th…
Praye Honeho of Praye fame will be throwing the biggest birthday party of the year, as he is set to celebrate his birthday in grand style on Friday July 26. The big celebration is scheduled to take place at the plush Aphrodisiac nite club in Accra and would bring together the biggest stars of the land to celebrate with the choirmaster. Being organized by Ecstasy Entertainment in collaboration with Broom Entertainment & NuAge Promo, the party promises to be exciting with popular Ghanaian comedian and former BBA housemate, DKB as the host. It is being sponsored by GoTV, Hennessey and Asta Advertising. Among other activities will be the premiering of Praye’s new video shot in the UK. Praye is also expected to perform its repertoires to thrill its fan base that will be patronizing the event. Eugene Baah, as he is known in private life, shares the same birthday with co-host of Viasat 1’s The One Show, PY Addo Boateng. A couple of years ago, they celebrated their birthday together and …
18-year-old, Hanniel Jamin, winner of Miss Universe Ghana 2013, has decided to join Ghana’s music scene even before her reign as Miss Universe Ghana 2013 comes to an end next year. The queen and model on Monday, July 15 officially entered the music industry with the release of her first single of her upcoming album. The new single is titled, “Don’t Leave,” was produced by Mr. Brown. It is the first time; a queen who took part in the Miss Universe Ghana pageant is entering Ghana’s music industry and she is hopeful to rock shoulders with Ghana’s mainstream musicians and perhaps the world over. Hanniel beat nine other contestants to be crowned winner of this year’s Miss Universe Ghana pageant that has been rocked with series of prize controversies after last year's winner Gifty Ofori complained about not receiving her full prize package. Hanniel won GH¢5,000 worth of a wardrobe, a New York Film Academy scholarship, a management and public relations deal, and a one year gym membersh…
Denise Williams, singer and former member of R&M, the group that won
the first Vodafone Icons reality show has hinted her decision to go into gospel
music. The beautiful songstress’
decision has come months after she had been delivered from a “demonic spirit”,
by a man of God at TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church
of All Nations. She openly confessed at that deliverance ceremony
that she was a witch. After she was delivered, many of her fans doubted if the
former lead singer of the R&M trio would continue with her music career. But she
says, “It’s only the genre of music that is changed. I will be doing gospel and
of course inspirational songs like R. Kelly’s ‘I believe I can fly’”. According
to her, singing had become part of her life, hence she was not letting go. She is
currently working on her first gospel single. “By His Grace, the best of me is
yet to come,” she promised.
She is still with the Church of Synagogue, Lagos as she has volunteered herself
to be taken through biblical …
Among top African filmmakers nominated to partake in the 2013 edition of Durban International Film Festival is Ghana’s Anita Afonu. She is the only Ghanaian filmmaker, whose name popped up in the list. The Durban International Film Festival was officially opened 34 years ago and has continued to showcase the best movies Africa has produced in the past years on the continent.
Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has reportedly said her husband occasionally gets jealous when she kisses cute guys in movies.
According to Nollywood reports, she was asked on one of the social networks by a fan, “Does your husband get jealous when you kiss a guy in a movie?” The Ondo State-born actress replied, “Yes, if the guy is cute.” But the beautiful actress did not mention the names of the actors who fall into the cute description. Currently there is a wild hunt for the African actors who have been getting Omotola’s husband jealous. Could it be John Dumelo, Majid Michel, Van Vicker, Jim Iyke, Ramsey Nouah, Emeka Ike or Nonso Diobi?
As part of his social responsibility, Ghana’s fastest rapper, Sarkodie,
last Saturday donated items worth millions of Ghana cedis to
underprivileged children at the Royal Seed Home Orphanage at Kasoa in
the Central Region of Ghana.Among the items were food, toiletries, buckets and books. The gesture
was to put smiles on the faces of the children and also ease any form
hardship at the orphanage. It was also part of activities to mark his
Popular Ghanaian actress Martha Ankomah on Friday evening brought a number of her friends in Ghana’s entertainment industry, to witness the grand opening of her ultra modern beauty salon. The salon which is located on the second floor of the Maa Bee Plaza, some few meters from Korldolf is named ‘Martha’s Place’. It has an amazing décor, stocked with the state of the art beauty equipment and offers different services for both men and women, including manicure and pedicure. The grand opening on Friday evening introduced the general public to the salon. Some guests were offered free services. Among the Ghanaian celebrities who graced the occasion to support Martha were Prince David Osei, Majid Michel with his family, Roselyn Ngissah, Zynnell Lydia Zuh, Amanda Jissih, Gloria Sarfo, Famous Atitsogbe, Eddie Nartey, Vivian Achor, Harry Bentsil and a host of others. It was, indeed, an exciting opening ceremony as some of the celebrities danced to rhythms churned out by the DJ of …
A 20-year-old Building Technology student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Amabel Klutse has been crowned Miss Earth Ghana 2013.
Amabel beat 11 other contestants to the top prize, in the early hours of Saturday, at the pageant held at the National Theatre in Accra. She was trailed by Naomi Bafloe, who came second, Yayra Kuampah and Priscilla Agboada who came third and fourth respectively.
Klutse got a cash award of GH¢5,000, another GH¢5,000 worth of sponsors’ goods and products, an official car, official wardrobe and will represent Ghana at the Miss Earth International pageant. Bafloe (Miss Earth Air) will receive GH¢3000, home theatre set, official wardrobe and a ticket to participate in an international event while Kuampah (Miss Earth Water) and Agboada (Miss Earth Fire) will respectively get GH¢1500 and GH¢1000 worth of consolation prices. An event that saw the reigning Miss Earth Tareza Fajsova in attendance, the 2013 finals also saw some musical…
Three-time Grammy Award winning American Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin, shed tears during an encounter with Ghanaian media on Friday evening ahead of his concert in Accra on Saturday evening. Donnie was in tears when he revealed to the Ghanaian media that at age nine he was raped by an uncle and his life became devastated until he accepted Christ into his life that same year.
Donnie said that was the high point of his life. He was emotional about it, hence the tears. On Saturday night, Donnie joined a line-up of the most influential Ghanaian gospel icons and brought an ultimate worship experience to Christians who thronged the Accra Sports Stadium for the Ghana Stands In Worship concert. He performed some of his popular songs to the glory of God. There were also spirited performances by Rev. Bernard Blessing, No Tribe, Cecilia Marfo, Mary Ghansah, Miriam of MTN Hit Maker fame and a host of others. The concert was powered by Imajin Advertising with support from Bernard Blessing Ministri…
Stakeholders in Ghana’s modelling industry can heave a sigh of relief with the introduction of Ghana Models Award (GMA) to honour creativity in that sector of the creative industry. Aiming to be one of the glamorous annual award events in Ghana, the GMA will be rewarding and encouraging deserving individuals with evidential records of excellence in the modelling industry in Ghana. GMA would be targeting models of Ghanaian origin or nationality as well as models from other countries who are active in the modelling community in Ghana. The event will also seek to award corporate bodies and personalities that have supported and contributed to the modelling community in Ghana. Basically the Ghana Models Awards 2013 will be promoting the ‘modelling culture’ in Ghana by strongly encouraging upcoming models and inviting new modelling talents into this highly competitive industry. The event will also feature the launch of the Ghana Models Union, which will be an NGO with the major task of un…
Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Orlandi
is expected to touch down in Accra sometime this week ahead of the much
anticipated audition for the upcoming Africa Next Top Model reality TV show.
The event is Africa’s version of
hit reality TV show competition, America’s Next Top Model by Tyra Banks.
The show will be hosted by Oluchi
Orlandi in far away South Africa, but currently she is scouting the continent for
models for the big project.
Oluchi was born in 1982 and rose to
fame in 1998 when she won the maiden edition of the Face of Africa model
contest at age 17. She has since worked with designers, John Galiano,
Dior, Chaneland herdesigner husband, Luca Orlandi.
She currently runs her production
Productions which will produce the African version of the
America’s Next Top Model reality show. CBS Studios International has licensed the
African format rights for the reality competition series, America’s Next Top
Model, to New York-based LuLu Productions.