Renowned Ghanaian broadcast journalist, Shamima Muslim, has called on the Christian Council and the Methodist Church to stop acting so superior about Christianity. Muslim is reacting to recent news that Wesley Girls High School refused to let Muslim students fast during the Ramadan. After an uproar emerged over the issue, the Methodist Church, which built … Read more
WaterAid In Ghana [WAG] has unveiled its WASH Ambassadors to champion the promotion of good sanitary and hygiene practices through the provision of water. The ambassadors include Habiba [formerly Mimi], Ben Brako, Shamima Muslim, Akorfa Ejeani-Asiedu.
Musician Wilhelmina Abiba Abu-Andani who recently changed her showbiz name from Mimi Divalish to Habiba has been appointed ambassador of WASH. WASH is an initiative is from Water Aid In Ghana [WAG], an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the providing and making accessible safe drinking water, basic sanitation and hygiene [WASH] to the underprivileged people in deprived districts and communities in Ghana. WAG believes that access to these basic social services is a catalyst to poverty reduction. In line with their vision and mission, they are partnering with the ambassadors who have all agreed to help champion the cause by volunteering their time and efforts to become WASH ambassadors through a new fundraising and campaign initiative being undertaken by the Country Program. Also appointed as ambassadors are Highlife musician Ben Brako, broadcasting journalist Shamima Muslim and actress Akorfa Ejeani-Asiedu. The rest are PRO of Musicians Union, Okyeame Kwame and Nana Kobina Nketia V, the Paramount Chief of Essikado [Sekondi] Traditional area.
On Saturday, Ghana Movie Awards 2010 ‘Best Supporting Male Actor’, John Dumelo together with Actress Jocelyn Dumas, the host of ‘The One Show’ on Viasat1, Shamima Muslim and Inna Patty-a former Miss Ghana mounted the catwalk to help the German Swiss International School in Accra to raise funds for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support victims of the Ivorian war.
The West African country has been plagued by civil war after a disputed election which led Laurent Gbagbo to hold on to power, rejecting election results as well as diplomats’ efforts to end power struggle.
Until he was arrested, he held on to power because he believed there were lots of irregularities in the elections Allasana Quattara won.
This power struggle resulted in loyalist of both men fighting each other. Several homes were raided whiles thousands of inhabitants became homeless. Speaking to press men, Gretchen Krantz Evans, a parent of the school, also part of the organization of the Fashion Show told journalist that, this is the second edition of the show.
She continued that, the proceeds would be donated to UNHCR to support Ivory Coast. Before the main event, several arts and designs in various forms were displayed at the school premises for interested participants to purchase.