Tomorrow is the final day and all roads lead to the Accra Sports Stadium for the Tigo Music concert which has on the bill 6 power packed artistes.
Straight from Nigeria is the top chatting ‘ferrari’ and ‘ayee’ man, Davido, down in Ghana are the top charting dynamic artistes which include Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Guru, 4X4 and Mzvee.
Among several other favourites Sarkodie and Shatta Wale will be performing their latest collaboration ‘Shatta Sark Movement’. The self-acclaimed dance hall queen, Mzvee will rock with her boko boko and natural girl, while Guru, the ‘pooley’ man will kill it with ‘nkwadaa nkwadaa’, obonsam ani and many more. 4×4 is expected to nail it down with their latest ‘baby dance’. (more…)
Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly confirmed he is gay in an article he wrote for Bloomberg Businessweek, making him the highest-profile chief executive to come out. He stated among other things that, he has been open about his sexual orientation with colleagues at Apple and other people close to him, but has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation.
In the article in which Cook advocated for human rights and equality, he said he was inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King to set aside his desire for privacy to do something “more important.”
“While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now,” writes Cook. “So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.” (more…)
I’ve already written a piece on Archbishop Duncan Williams’ recent ludicrous statements from the pulpit which degrade women—and subject them to gross contempt (Click Here to Read It).
Interestingly, there is bigotry everywhere in the world and it can be found in every discipline-be it religion or sports. But the difference is; in a civilized society like United Kingdom, sexists have no place—and are instantly placed where they belong.
According to reports; a senior Football Association official of Northumberland County in UK-Mr Cummings who allegedly told a female referee ‘your place is in the kitchen, and not on a football field’ has been suspended for four months.
Even in sports, misogynists have no place—yet in the house of the Lord, they are defended, sadly by the same women such men demean. (more…)
Stigmatisation is always one of the biggest hindrances to fighting off an epidemic, and since the Ebola hit there has been several incidents lumping people from Africa into one bracket and treating them like they all have Ebola.
The latest incident involves two Senegalese American kids, who got beaten and called names at school just because they were unfortunate to have African ancestry, despite being born in the United States just like the ignorant kids who attacked them. (more…)
There are rich men, and then there are RICH MEN. There can be no doubt which category Kanye West belongs to.
The Hip Hop mogul received an offer to perform in Las Vegas for a total of three nights a week for three weeks, in return for which he would earn $4.5million.
He turned it down.
It would be good to one day have so much money I can turn down such an offer without batting an eye. Its not really surprising though, Mr West had always been an eccentric genius. (more…)
South Africa’s national football team captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, 27, has died after being shot, South African police have confirmed on twitter.
The incident reportedly happened at Meyiwa’s girlfriend’s house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg.
The goalkeeper played for Orlando Pirates and had played in South Africa’s last four Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
On Saturday, he was in action for his club, when they progressed to the semi-finals of the South African League Cup.
In a statement released by the police, Meyiwa was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
May his soul rest in peace…
Tigo Ghana today announced the launch of Tigo Music and a partnership with Deezer, the international music streaming service that will provide Ghanaians with unlimited music experience.
Through pre-paid data bundles, Tigo customers will from 31 October, 2014 access and enjoy more than 35 million tracks including African and Ghanaian artistes on their phones and tablets. Additionally, Tigo will also be sourcing exciting new and local content through a new venture with the digital music company, Africa Music Rights, which funds, acquires and manages music rights across the African continent.
The CEO of Tigo, Roshi Motman, said, “We are excited to be the first in Ghana to give our customers such access to unlimited music. Music plays a major role in Ghana’s rich and diverse culture as it is enjoyed at every social event and in private moments. This is a significant achievement for us as we expect more and more people to use smartphones in this part of the world”, she said. (more…)
After a long trial and sentencing hearing, paralympian -Oscar Pistorius has been thrown into prison for 5 years today for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Judge Thokozile Masipa during the sentencing few minutes ago said; “Having regard to the circumstances in the matter, I am of the view that a non-custodial sentence would send the wrong message to the community,”
“On the other hand, a long sentence would also not be appropriate either, as it would lack the element of mercy” she said.
The 27-year-old, who was found guilty of culpable homicide last month, gave little visible reaction as the sentence was handed down. (more…)
We think Ama K. Abebrese fits well in London and she should consider moving back—as she looks less stressed when in UK and you can see from the photo above that she also looks well put together.
Photos of her out and about in Ghana mostly come up as though she was in a rush to step out—affecting her general outlook and also, she hardly come up as relaxed.
Anyway, over the weekend Ama K. Abebrese caught up with Ghanaian actor-Kofi Adjorlolo who is currently in London too and they shared a Kodak moment.
Check below for another photo… (more…)
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died peacefully yesterday (Monday) at the age of 82 and he is survived by wife-Annette and his adopted son Moises who is a designer at the label.
His wife confirmed he passed away at his Kent, Connecticut home.
Though Oscar de la Renta was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, the cause of death is yet to be established.
Oscar de la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and he left home at 18 to study painting in Spain where he developed a love of fashion design and began an apprenticeship with Spain’s designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
According to a statement by the company’s executives-Alex and Eliza Bolen, De la Renta died surrounded by family, friends, and ‘more than a few dogs’. (more…)
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