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Rocky Dawuni launches new album

Ghana’s remarkable reggae musician Rocky Dawuni is set to launch his latest album soon. Information from Los Angeles based Dawuni’s managers copied to ghanabusinessnews.com says the artiste’s sixth album titled ‘Branches of the same tree’ would be launched March 31, 2015 under the Cumbancha label. “Rocky Dawuni’s songs blend elements …

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KKD rape case goes to jury trial

The State has requested for a jury to be constituted in the trial of Kwasi Kyei Darkwa, a.k.a KKD, a broadcaster, who is standing trial for alleged rape. Mrs Malike Woanyah, an Assistant State Attorney, told an Accra Fast Track High Court that since the case was on indictment, a …

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Group launches reggae music competition in Ghana

Transimex Ghana Limited and Golden International Promotion of Benin, in collaboration with the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has launched a Pan-African Cultural event called “Africa Roots Revelation.” The West African reality show dubbed “A2R 2015” which is in memory of the late reggae star Bob Marley aims at sensitizing …

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Ghana artists call for establishment of Culture Trust Fund

Stakeholders in the creative arts industry have called for the establishment of a Culture Trust Fund as indicated in the Ghana Cultural Policy. They said one key component of the policy was to establish a Culture Trust Fund where all funding to the creative arts would be channeled for development …

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Earl Klugh arrives in Ghana for Stanbic Jazz Festival

Earl Klugh, the Grammy Award winning Jazz exponent, touched down at the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday evening. The Jazz legend will be performing at the Stanbic Jazz Festival slated for February 19 and 20,  at the Accra International Conference Centre. The two-day event, which will also feature Ebo Taylor, Ackah …

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Earl Klugh to perform at Stanbic Jazz Festival 2015 in Ghana

Jazz legend, Earl Klugh, will be the main artiste at the 2015 Stanbic Jazz Festival at the International Conference Centre for a two-day performance from February 19 to 20. Earl Klugh is an American smooth jazz /crossover jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and composer with more than 35 albums to his credit. …

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Jim Iyke confirms – Muna Obiekwe is dead

The uncertainties surrounding the death yesterday of Nollywood actor Muna Obiekwe seem to have been settled, through an Instagram post by fellow actor Jim Iyke. The post made about three hours ago at the time of writing this report says, “Candle in the wind… Adieu Bro. Find rest on God’s …

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Conflicting news reports announce Nigerian actor Muna Obiekwe is dead

There are conflicting news reports about the death of Nigerian actor Muna Obiekwe. While some news reports say emphatically that he died in a hospital at Festac in Lagos this afternoon Sunday January 18, 2015, others say he is not dead, including a tweet purported to be from him. However, …

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National ‘Kakamotobi’ Association to organize street festival

The National ‘Kakamotobi’ Association says it would organise a two-day National Kakamotobi Street Festival dubbed: “Motobi Street Festival from December 5 to December 6. Organisers of the event, Ghana Domestic Tourism Company said it is being organised to create a platform for both children and adults to have fun, as …

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Edikanfo African Super Band to regroup

Ghanaians old enough to remember the showbiz scene of the late 1970s and the early 1980s in Ghana will not fail to remember Edikanfo African Super Band. Nicknamed The Pacesetters, Edikanfo knocked on the door of world fame, and possible fortune, when it recorded and released in 1981 the album …

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