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Idris Elba returns as Luther on Netflix

Netflix makes Idris Elba fans very happy If there’s ever a man who gets things done, it’s Idris Elba. The man of many talents was born in London, UK, back in 1972 and is now a year shy of hitting fifty. Even though he was born in the UK, Elba’s …

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Highlife legend Kaakyire Kwame Appiah to be enstooled “Benkumhene” of Bosomtwe Asaman

Legendary Highlife Ghanaian musician, Kaakyire Kwame Appiah is set to be enstoooled as “Benkumhene” of Bosomtwe Asaman, Kokofu in the Ashanti Region. His enstoolment ceremony which would take place on September 20, 2021 would witness the musician enstooled Chief of Lake Bosomtwe Diteiso under the stool name “Nana Ofisibedei Adeiemudro …

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Chale Wote Street festival goes virtual

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says this year’s edition of the popular annual street art festival dubbed: “Chale Wote Festival” will be held virtually. The AMA said “this has become necessary due to the surge in the COVID-19 cases and in compliance with the President’s 26th update on the COVID-19 …

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Kool and the Gang founding member Dennis Thomas dead at age 70

Kool & the Gang alto sax player Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, an original member of the beloved soul-funk band known for its enduring party anthems “Celebration” and “Get Down On It,” has died. Thomas “passed away peacefully in his sleep” Saturday at the age of 70, a representative for the …

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Tribute concert held in remembrance of Castro in Takoradi

It was a night of anguish for Hiplife fans as one of its legends Theophilus Tagoe, popularly known as Castro was remembered at a tribute concert held on Monday at the Takoradi Mall, in the Western Region. The mini-concert saw musicians including KK Fosu, Kofi Kinaata, Nero X, Fameye, among …

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Art collection of former President Kufuor unveiled

A 194-page book, providing insight into more than 70 pieces of artwork and painting received by former President John Agyekum Kufuor during his tenure as President, has been unveiled by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in Accra. The Book, titled: “Art and the Power of Goodness: A Collection of John …

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Tourism Ministry to invest in film ecosystem  

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, says the Ministry is working towards good investment in the film ecosystem. He said arts, particularly film and movies, had a lot of money avenues, and that the Ministry would do all it could to resource the sectors and ensure …

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President launches $25m Film Pitch series

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday launched a $25 million Presidential Film Pitch Series aimed at making Ghana’s film industry a significant contributor to national development. The Pitch Series, being executed under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and coordinated by the National Film Authority is expected …

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Second prosecution witness testifies in Bulldog’s case

Theodosia Antwiwaa Appiah, the second prosecution witness in the trial of Lawrence Nana Asiamah aka Bulldog mounted the witness box at an Accra Circuit Court. Testifying before an Accra Circuit Court, Theodosia, a complainant in the case, led in evidence by Chief Inspector Simon Apiorsornu said on January 9, this …

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Jailed Akuapem Poloo granted GH¢80,000 bail pending appeal

Rosemond Alade Brown aka Akuapem Poloo, an actress, serving a 90-day jail term has been granted GH¢80,000 bail by an Accra High Court. Rosemond was admitted to bail after the High Court had upheld her application for bail pending appeal.  Rosemond through her lawyer, also filed the substantive appeal. The …

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