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Tourism and Creative Arts Industry Lands New Minister as Akufo-Addo Sacks Catherine Afeku in Latest Ministerial Reshuffle

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The stakeholders in the Creative Arts sector would soon have a new minister to complain about as the President has ‘sacked’ Catherine Afeku in his latest ministerial reshuffle.

The much-maligned Afeku, first appointed as Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts after the President came into office in 2017, is now a Minister of State at the Presidency.

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Bulldog Schools Tourism Ministry On How To Boom The Creative Arts Industry

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Artiste manager, Lawrence Asiamah Hanson, also known as Bulldog has mocked the Ghanaian Creative Arts Ministry, says they have no better creative thinkers.

He made this comment after realizing how South Africans celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday in Johannesburg where popular celebrities were invited from across the globe.

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“I Preach Tourism Wherever I Go” – S.K. Kofi Sarpong

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DSP Kofi Sarpong

Selected ambassador for the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to boost Ghanaian tourism, S.K. Kofi Sarpong has said he uses his music to boost tourism.

Speaking in an interview with Arnold Alavanyo Mensah on Zylofon FM’s Showbiz Agenda, the gospel singer expressed disappointment in the ministry over their inability to aid in executing promotional projects.

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“Pay Attention To Folklore” — Bob Smith Jnr aka "Diabolo Man" To Ghanaian Movie Producers

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Veteran Ghanaian actor, born Bob Smith Junior, popularly known as “Diabolo Man” has said Ghanaian movie producers should concentrate on folklore.
According to the “Mama Mia” actor, he believes going back to our traditional ways of telling stories will help shape the status of the dying movie industry.

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King Sark Tops 2018 VGMAs Nominations

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The boss of SarkCess Music, Sarkodie has made the headlines once again after bagging the highest number of nominations at the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).
King Sark as affectionately called got 9 slots including the topmost Award of the night, ‘Artiste of The Year’ and was followed by 2017 ‘Artiste of The Year’, gospel musician Joseph Oscar Mettle who got 7 nominations.

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Arts And Tourism Ministry To Launch Television Channel — Catherine Afeku

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A television channel is set to be launched by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to telecast made-in-Ghana products, the rich culture and tourist sites.
According to the sector Minister, showcasing Ghana’s rich culture and tourist sites to the world will help boost the performance of the economy.

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