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Africa is in tears: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dead

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan — famous for his fight to combat HIV, especially in Africa; and launched the UN Global Compact,  — died today at the age of 80. A spokesperson for the Former United Nations Secretary-General has confirmed that he kicked the bucket early hours of today after a short illness in Switzerland. Kofi Atta Annan was born in Kumasi on April 8, […]

I will expose late Ebony’s father – Bullet

The manager of the late dancehall artiste Ebony, Bullet, has promised to address all recent allegations made by Ebony’s father against him, soon. Bullet (real name Ricky Nana Agyeman) is currently out of the country but has stated that he will be in Ghana in few days to respond to the “heavy,” “uninformed” and “blatant […]

Have You Ever Heard About the ‘Wife Stealing Festival’?

This is a peculiar custom in the tribe of Wodaabe in Niger, West Africa. The tribe holds an annual festival called the Gerewol during which men dress elaborately, wear make-up and hold a beauty pageant to impress the wives of other men. In the Wodaabe tribe, people are given in marriage in infancy and the […]

The Queen of Soul music Aretha Franklin dies, aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the “queen of soul” who became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died in Detroit at the age of 76. The legendary singer was diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and announced last year she was retiring from music. Known for hits like Respect and Think, she […]

Wande Cole’s Iskaba, Falz’s This Is Nigeria, Others Songs Banned from Airing

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commision has banned songs by Falz’s This Is Nigeria, Wande Cole’s Iskaba and Olamide’s See Mary, See Jesus after they were deemed too “vulgar” for radio. The authorities has warned any station continuing playing the songs that they will pay a fine of N100,000 (U.S.$276). The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has said that after unsuccessfully trying to […]

Nigerian Journalist Jones Abiri Released After Worldwide Campaign

Jones Abiri, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Weekly Source newspaper, has been released. The State Security Service charged Mr Abiri for supprting militancy on July 27, two years after arresting him. Jones Abiri, the Nigerian journalist detained for over two years has been released. The journalist was released on Wednesday evening after he met his bail conditions. […]

Veteran Musician Amakye Dede Receives Key to the City of Worcester

Ghanaian highlife maestro, Amakye Dede has been awarded with the Worcester Key to the City by the mayor, Joseph M.Petty. This is not the first time the Mayor has given the Key to the City of Worcester to a Ghanaian celebrity as celebrated musicians like Shatta Wale, Okyeame Kwame and Actor Abraham Attah have all been given […]

Kennedy Agyapong declared wanted in United Arab Emirates-Dubai for fraud

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are on a manhunt for a Ghanaian businessman, Kennedy Agyapong, for allegedly defrauding an agency that recruits maid servants. Agyapong, who unlawfully took two Ghanaians to Dubai to work as maidservants can no longer be found after he was declared wanted by the police in Dubai. This came […]

Captain Planet, Edem, Epixode, Keche & more goes hard on Bullet and father of late Ebony on claims that they were paid to perform at tribute concert

Dancehall act Epixode, Edem, Captain Planet of 4×4 and music group Keche have angrily spoken on claims that they took huge sums of money to perform at the Tribute concert, which was held in memory of the late award winning afro dancehall act, Ebony, born Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng. Father of late songstress on TV named […]