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Akosua Adjepong and another dragged to court over sale of land

Akosua Adjepong, an ace musician and her brother have been put before a Circuit Court in Accra over fraudulent sale of land costing GH¢160,000.00. When the case was called, the court was furnished with a medical report indicating that Akosua Adjepong was not well and could not attend court. However, …

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Paapa Yankson to be buried on October 21

The mortal remains of Ghanaian music legend; Benjamin Akono Kofi Yankson, popularly known as Paapa Yankson would be laid in State on Saturday, October 21, at the forecourt of the State House. Mrs Catharine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, at a press conference, in Accra, on Monday said President …

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Prof. Nketia’s works, fortification of our identity – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has eulogised acclaimed Ghanaian scholar, writer, ethnomusicologist and Africa’s foremost anthropologist, Emeritus Professor Joseph Hansen Kwabena Nketia, saying his sterling life’s work was a fortification for Ghana’s and Africa’s unique identity. “Professor Nketia’s achievements are worth celebrating, because they give us formidable cultural capital to …

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Attorney General to respond to Wisa’s submission of no case

Eugene Ashie, aka Wisa, has filed a submission of no case in a matter in which he has been accused of displaying his manhood while performing live on stage. However the Attorney General is said to have indicated in a letter that it will respond to the submission of no …

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AMA signs MoU to support 2017 Chale Wote Street Art Festival

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the 2017 “Chale Wote Street Art Festival” in Accra. The Festival, which is the seventh to be held, would take place from August 14 to 20 at James Town. It is being organised by Accra Dot …

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MTN launches Hitmaker season six

Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana, has launched the sixth (VI) season of its MTN Hitmaker reality show. The MTN Hitmaker show is aimed at giving authentic, talented and potential singers and rappers a platform to build upon themselves and be ready for the music industry. Speaking at the launch of …

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Hi-life legend Paapa Yankson dies

Veteran Hi-life music legend, Paapa Yankson, passed  on in the early hours of Friday, at age 73, at his Dansoman ,in Accra.  Ms Victoria Yankson, his daughter, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview that the legend had been battling with illness for some time now. She said: …

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Rodney Nkrumah will be guest at Readathon

Newly published author, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng will be the guest the next National Book Reading Campaign – the DAkpalbli Readathon, according to a press release copied to ghanabusinessnews.com. Nkrumah-Boateng, whohe new book ‘FaceOff with the International ‘MP’ was published last week will be the fourth guest for the campaign seeking to …

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Defence objects to tendering of witness’s statement in Wisa case

Defence Counsel for Eugene Ashie aka Wisa, a musician on trial for indecent exposure on Wednesday objected to the tendering of a witness statement by the prosecution in the case in court. Wisa who is alleged to have displayed his manhood on stage whiles performing at the Accra International Conference …

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Young Africans urged to use PANAFEST to re-affirm their identity

Professor Esi Sutherland Addy, Chairperson of the Pan-African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST) Foundation has called on young Africans to feature prominently in PANAFEST and Emancipation Day activities to re-affirm their identity. She said the importance of the celebration of the two festivals could not be over-emphasised as it provided the …

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