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Ambolley, Praye to rock Rotaract-Alliance Francaise charity concert

The Rotaract Club of Adentan has joined forces with Alliance Francaise to hold a concert November 30, 2012 in aid of the club’s library project in Otinibi. Music icons such as Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Praye, Ofie Kudjoe, Dela Botri and Kyekyeku are all billed to perform at the concert which …

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Samsung unveils Ghanaian music star Sarkodie as Brand Ambassador

Michael Owusu ‘Sarkodie’, Ghana music icon was on Friday officially unveiled as the Brand Ambassador for Samsung Electronics at the “You Know what time it is” concert at the University of Ghana, Legon. The role of the famed musician is to work with Samsung to raise awareness about Samsung Mobile …

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Ghana to host 2014 Wole Soyinka Literature Prize Awards

The Lumina Foundation, a Lagos-based leading literary organization and administrators of “The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa,” on Wednesday named Ghana as the host of the 2014 Awards Ceremony. Professor Atukwei Okai, Secretary-General of the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA), disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency, explaining that …

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Consultant wants action to tackle internet piracy

An appeal had been made to the National Communications Authority (NCA) to work closely with musicians and producers to develop efficient ways of tackling piracy on the internet. Mr. Ambrose Yennah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AIDEC Consultancies Limited, a management consultancy company, said this has become necessary in the …

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Taskforce calls for copyright courts to protect creative industry

Togbe Edinam Ansah, the Volta Regional Secretary of the Copyright Taskforce, on Thursday called for the establishment of copyright courts in the country. He said that was the only way to protect the creative industry in the country and reduce unemployment. Togbe Ansah was speaking to the GNA on the …

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Fighting piracy in Ghana not easy – Copyright Administrator

The Administrator of Copy Right of Ghana, Madam Attafuah has bemoaned the ill fated attempts to curb the canker of piracy of artiste’s works in Ghana. Madam Attafuah told GNA that over the years, her outfit has joined hands with the customs and the police to fight the menace but …

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Nurse crowned Miss Road Safety 2012

Ms Bishara Pelpuo Salifu, a 24-year old Nurse at the Koforidua Government Hospital has been crowned as the winner of the second edition of Miss Road Safety 2012 in Accra. Ms Pelpuo beat nine others including Zuera Ahmed, Emefa Elsie Nyonator, Louisa Yayra Ziorklui, Joana Boakye, Patience Dowuona Hammond, Bishara …

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Legon Fashion Week launched

Beyongsoft Ghana Limited, a multimedia company, in collaboration with Mensah Sarbah Hall of the University of Ghana, Legon, on Saturday launched the Legon Fashion Week. The event, which is set for 17-21 October will be characterized by an exhibition, a black carpet event, aimed at promoting black fashion, a seminar …

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Israeli Embassy holds musical concert in Tamale

A musical concert to showcase Israeli culture to the Ghanaian public has been held in Tamale. Performing was Mr Gilad Dobrecky, an Israeli percussionist, who treated the audience comprising players in the arts industry and students, to various types of musical rhythms. The musical concert, which took place on Wednesday, …

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‘Well dodge’ – MUSIGA grabs GH¢2m…Prez Mahama unaware

The smart young men of MUSIGA (Musicians Union of Ghana) have taken possession of all the GH¢2million that the government set aside in its last budget to support the creative industries and President John Mahama did not know. Only last week, when the President was making a policy statement in …

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