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TV Stations showing porn
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NMC bars 3 TV stations from showing porn

The National Media Commission has directed XYZ TV, Thunder TV and Ice TV to stop showing pornographic materials on their screens with immediate effect. An examination of the content of the three television stations showed that they broadcast sub-standard content as regards decency required by the Broadcasting Standards of the […]

Odartey Lamptey and Gloria Lamptey
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Court grants Odartey Lamptey divorce – rejects 50% split of his assets

Gloria Lamptey, the estranged wife of former national youth star, Nii Odartey Lamptey was unsuccessful in her bid to get a 50 per cent stake of his assets after the Accra High Court ruled against her in a divorce trial. According to starsports.com.gh, the court presided over by Justice Cecilia […]

Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale
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Who Is the Richest Dancehall Artist?

The Ghana music industry has and it is growing. A few years ago, it was so hard to hear a musician charge as much as 50,000 or 100,000 cedis just to play a show. But today, the likes of Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy and others can quote an amount they […]

Yaa Pono and Shatta Wale
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Shatta Wale versus Yaa Pono – who wins battle?

A couple of months ago, it was Sarkodie clashing with M.anifest, then followed the Wanlov the Kubolor versus D-Black tiff which set social media ablaze. The latest beef to hit the Ghanaian popular music scene is between the Dancehall King Shatta Wale and Kasahari lyricisit Yaa Pono. Pono is known […]

Tattoo-ridden Kevin Prince Boateng
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Ghana Bad-Boy: Mandela Wanted Me To Marry His Daughter

A Ghana bad boy, who has been suspended from representing the Black Stars, recalled how Nelson Mandela joked with him about marrying his daughter. Kevin-Prince Boateng had just switched allegiances from representig his country of birth, Germany, whom represented at youth level, to don the Ghana shirt ahead of the […]

Ghana: 2017 Ghana Music Week Festival Slated for March 5
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Ghana: 2017 Ghana Music Week Festival Slated for March 5

The 2017 edition of the Ghana Music Week Festival has been slated for March 5 to 12. The week-long event was launched on Friday January 27, at Alliance Francais, Accra. Major highlights for this year’s event will include performances in comedy, fashion, as well as stands for vending, products sales […]

Cleopâtre is studying to be a pediatrician at the University of Abidjan. Her family is from the original tribe of Abidjan, Ebrié.
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Young Africans, Wrapped in Tradition

The young woman sat proudly, firmly placing her hand below her chin to profile her face. Colorful silk fabric was neatly wrapped around her chest, while the studio light and golden backdrop bathed her gently oiled skin. Small circular tribal markings were tattooed on her upper body. Her neck and […]

Africa Takes Its Turn on the Runway
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Africa Takes Its Turn on the Runway

It was a fashion show that stopped traffic. On one of the largest cable bridges in southern Africa, hundreds of the fashion elite had gathered around midnight to watch David Tlale’s highly anticipated fall 2011 show. To commemorate the occasion, Mr. Tlale shut down the Nelson Mandela Bridge, turning the […]

In distant Ghana, an Indian soap creates a social buzz
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In distant Ghana, an Indian soap creates a social buzz

When a woman recently landed up at the offices of Adom TV here, the staff were not quite expecting the gift she bore: a cow — a small token of gratitude for airing, in the local language Twi, the Indian TV serial “Kumkum Bhagya“. The Zee TV soap, which tells […]

Gospel singer, Gifty Osei
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Gospel Artistes Are Dying Slowly

Award winning gospel musician Gifty Osei can’t fathom why Ghanaians cannot see gospel musicians as human beings who have blood running through their veins. The ‘Aseda’ hitmaker says every gospel musician has got feelings but Ghanaians don’t expect gospel artistes to have one; not to talk of expressing it. Pouring […]