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February 18, 2018 11:42 AM British stars set up anti-harassment fund

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has donated £1m to a new campaign aimed at helping those affected by harassment. The donation comes as nearly 200 female British and Irish stars have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment at work. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the actors to sign the letter, published in the Observer 7

February 17, 2018 6:00 PM JOY: EL co-writes latest song with mum

Ghanaian artiste Elorm Adabla known in showbiz circles as EL has released a new song he co-wrote with his mother. According to EL, he is so connected to the song because he wrote it with his mother, Elfrida Adabla. “My mother wrote the words of the song. I edited it and made it into a song. So it’s pretty special,” he told Citi Showbiz. “For almost a year now she’s 13

February 15, 2018 10:51 AM My parents took me to shrines when I was young – Joe Mettle

Ghanaian gospel artiste Joseph Oscar Mettle has revealed how sickness landed him at shrines when he was a child. According to the ‘Bo Noo Ni’ singer, his parents had to take him to several shrines to cure him of a sickness which nearly took his life when he was very young. “They took me to the shrines to get a cure for my sickness but I was not cured 3

February 14, 2018 6:55 AM VGMA Song of the Year: 100% public voting ‘power’ scrapped

The organisers of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards have made some changes in the category definitions for the 2018 edition of the awards. In the past years, the power to choose the song of the year was the preserve of the general public. The public nominated and voted for nominees in the category. The previous definition states: “the Most Popular Song of the Year is the songs 3

February 11, 2018 10:41 AM I should get an award for good behaviour – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he should win an award for his behaviour on the touchline. The Portuguese coach has been sent to the stands on several occasions during his managerial career following clashes with fourth officials. However, Mourinho says he has changed his ways and feels he is now one of the Premier League’s best behaved 4

February 9, 2018 6:22 AM Dancehall diva Ebony dead in car crash

Twenty-year-old Dancehall star, Ebony Reigns, has been confirmed dead in a car crash at Mankranso in the Ashanti Region. Ebony, real name Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was returning from Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region when the Jeep she was travelling in crashed into a VIP bus around 7:15 PM on Thursday, according to police. Ebony was travelling with three 9

January 29, 2018 6:00 AM Military personnel advised against engaging in unauthorised activities

A former Commandant of the Military Academy and Training School, Rear Admiral Emmanuel Akoto Bonsu has called on young military personnel to refrain from abusing innocent civilians in the course of their duties. He urged the personnel to be professional in the discharge of their duties and not to engage in unauthorised activities. “Although during your training 14

January 23, 2018 7:22 AM Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

Singer Neil Diamond has announced he will retire from touring, after a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Diamond, who turns 77 on Wednesday, cancelled his March tour dates for Australia and New Zealand on medical advice. In a statement, he said he took the decision “with great reluctance and disappointment”. “I have been so honoured to bring my shows 20

January 18, 2018 7:38 AM Joe Mettle challenges MUSIGA’s Top 20 Songs for 2017

The 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Artiste of the Year, Joe Mettle has expressed doubt about the authenticity of the list of 20 songs that had much radio airplay in 2017. The list which excludes gospel songs has raised controversies on the back of explanations that gospel songs did not have enough radio airplay in 2017. According to gospel musician 22

January 16, 2018 7:07 PM Kwame Dadzie writes: VGMA should award Elder Mireku this year [Article]

When I heard that Paapa Yankson had passed away last year, what I said to myself was: “ei, so this man would have gone without being honoured had the organisers of the VGMA chosen another person?” Paapa Yankson passed away few months after he had been honoured at the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement 41