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Ghanaian Afro Neo Soul Singer Efya has been confirmed to perform at the 2014 World Music Awards on May 27th in Monte Carlo, South of France. Efya, who has been nominated in five categories in the World Music Awards is completely ecstatic and beyond honored to grace such a huge international platform and no doubt she will thrill, entertain and make Africa...

On Wednesday morning a flew to Kumasi to visit my alma mater, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where I had been invited by the Department of Publishing Studies as a resource person to give hands on information or advice on blogging – yes apparently I am one of the best in Ghana (hehehe!!!). It was good to be back in my department after ...

According to sources, Ghanaian rapper, Edem got married secretly during the Easter Holidays to longtime girlfriend, Stacey Osekere, at the residence of the lady in Teshie,  Accra . The  traditional marriage ceremony was attended by friends and family, strictly by invitation with no press or media presence. The two have been dating for the past two years and...

Award-winning Nigerian film maker, Jibril Mailafia is set to debut his latest work, ‘The Throne’ at the Zuma Film Festival scheduled for May 4-8 in Abuja, Nigeria. The short film tells a story of a Prince’s greed and desire to satisfy his thirst for power at the expense of his people. Shot fully using the green/blue screen technology and animation,...

The stars were out in full force at The Return of “ToXic” Day Party in Hollywood over the weekend, to kick of the summer. Celebs in attendance included Rihanna, Trey Songz, The Game, Jermaine Dupri, Justin Combs, Kwame Boateng, Lance Gross, Terrence J and many more. The party was sponsored by P. Diddy’s REVOLT TV ...

Yes, the ‘silent rivalry’ between Ghana’s most decorated movie makers, Leila Djansi and Shirley Frimpong-Manso received an interesting twist during Thursday night’s premiere of Shirley’s latest production, ‘Love or Something Like That’.  It appears the battle lines have been drawn if I am not reading too much meaning...

Acclaimed actor and film activist, Danny Glover will host the launch of  ‘Dreams to Reality: The AMAA Legacy’, a coffee table book chronicling the works of a major initiative of the Foundation Africa Film Academy and its offshoot the AMAA Awards at the Oriental Hotel  Victoria Island Lagos this weekend. Mr Glover is also the ...

Shining a spotlight on the African continent and the amazing achievements of Africans around the world, MTV Base today revealed the nominees for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban. ...

Washington DC’s first fashion documentary “The Politics of Fashion: DC UNBOXED,” is set for a theatrical release and premiere on June 3 in Washington DC at AMC Theaters Mazza Gallerie, sponsored by Mazza Gallerie: Washington DC’s Premier Shopping Destination and Skinny Girl Vodka.  ...

The biggest musical concert on the event’s calendar, “Ghana Meets Naija” returns in its fourth year, with an even bigger and more exciting package for music fans in both Ghana and Nigeria. The just ended CHAN 2014 proved to be the battle of the greats as Ghana and Nigeria took to the pitch to decide who was the best during the Quarter Final phase. ...

Forces Help Ghana founders with Lt. Col. Ben Richards the Defends Attaché at the British High Commission of Ghana. Forces Help Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization  seeking to assist, create awareness and encourage the general public on the need to support the welfare of war veterans and other retired army officials, has been officially launched in Ghana,...

#Amazeafrica is a premium platform that was created to showcase Africa’s immense creative fashion and design talent during the Africa Fashion Week in 2013. It has evolved and this year it celebrates creativity in photography across Africa. As part of the transformation, an instameet was held in Accra for photographers and ‘instagrammers’ to meet for a...

Menaye Donkor Muntari, wife of Sulley Ali Muntari, on Tuesday March 25, along with chiefs and elders of Konongo in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, commissioned land demarcated as site for the next Menaye School of Hope. The school, which will operate from kindergarten to junior high level, will be the second such school being wholly funded and operated by Menaye...

One of the key things to look out for in any modern city is its night life, how the city goes to sleep; if indeed it goes to sleep at all.  My recent trip to Durban, which was my first visit to the beautiful city in the KwaZulu Natal province, left a lasting impression on me. While the activities in the bright and sunny day excited my senses, the night was packed...

Yes, Ghana will be representing in track cycling at the Commonwealth Games (in Glasgow, Scotland) this year, and Ghana’s first ever track cyclist, Jedidiah Amoako-Ackah seems more than ready for the challenge.  I had a quick chat with Jeddie about his preparations and what Ghana should expect from him ...