We spent about GH¢6m on ‘Year of Return’ campaign – Tourism Authority

The Ghana Tourism Authority says it spent about GH¢ 6 million in promotion of the ‘Year of Return’ campaign in and out of the country. The Chief Executive Officer of the Authority, Akwesi Agyemang said the expenditure did not include spending on media documentaries. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, he said the returns far exceeded the government’s expenditure.   “We spent somewhere in the region closer to GH¢6 million, so that is like a $1 million to market this locally, internationally including all the supports. It has been…

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WhatsApp will stop working on these phones from December 31

WhatsApp has said that its instant messaging app will stop working on all phones running Microsoft Windows OS from Tuesday, December 31. It should be noted that Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp, stopped people from creating new accounts on Windows phones earlier in the year, Daily Mail reports. The reason for doing so, according to the company, was because it has stopped developing updates for the platform, and as such there would not be new updates or features for the OS. The app company was also reported to have said…

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Beyoncé Is Not In Ghana – Mother Dispels Rumours

Beyoncé is not in Ghana contrary to rumours that she has been spotted in the West African country, her mother has confirmed. Tina Knowles-Lawson, who is already in Ghana on a private visit and to also have a feel of the ‘Year of Return’ activities, said her daughter is seeing to motherly duties back in the U.S. “She’s at home. She’s with her babies,” Knowles-Lawson told Essence. Rumours are also widespread in the former British colony that the award-winning American is scheduled to perform at the Afro Nation music concert…

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Stonebwoy set to Headline Carlo Street Carnival 2020

  With Wizkid and R2Bees, Carlofest ushered Ghanaians into a hopeful 2019 year, with a lot of people looking up to the next edition in 2020, on the first of January.   This year’s edition features several artistes from Ghana, with Stonebwoy as the headliner. The festival which is themed “The Homecoming” promises to be more fun filled with multiple-award winning , artiste and his BHIM BAND. For all artistes who want to be on Carlofest this year, kindly follow instructions on the flyer below. CARLO STREET CARNIVAL 2020 happening…

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Men’s Player Of The Year Award

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been crowned the Men’s Player of the Year, at the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards. It is the sixth time the Portugal captain is winning the prize. “I have to thank my family, my girlfriend, my boy there, Cristiano, my three kids who are waiting for me in the hotel, my friends, my teammates of Juventus and the national team, my agent, all the people here tonight who support this gala,” Ronaldo said. “I have to say thank you to the Arabic community, which is always…

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VIDEO: Naira Marley – Tesumole

After much anticipation, the Marlians ring leader, Naira Marley has finally released the official music video of his latest banger dubbed “Tesumole“. The song “Tesumole” is lifted from Naira Marley’s latest project, ‘LOL (Lord of Lamba) EP‘ which houses 6-tracks with guest appearances from Mayorkun, Young Jonn and CBlvck. The record was produced by serial hit-maker, Rexxie, mixed and mastered by his partner in crime, Spyrit Myx. Video shot and directed by Naya Effectz.

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Sarkodie Tops As The Most Mentioned Ghanaian Celebrity In 2019

A list compiled by the head of sales and operations for Twitter Ghana Adrian Ciesielski has the names of the most mentioned celebrities in Ghana. According to the list, Sarkodie is the most mentioned celebrity with 1.5m mentions in 2019 alone. Also making the list are Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale with 570,000 and 1,000,000+ respectively. The last at the bottom is Ground Up’s Kwesi Arthur with 210,000+ mentions. Apart from them, the likes of Medikal, Joey B, Nana Aba Anamoah, Zylofon Fm also made the list. Below is the full…

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Sarkodie Reveals The Name Of His Next Album

Ghanaian rap artist has revealed the name of his next album. Sarkodie on Friday, the 20th of December, released his much-anticipated album, Black Love and the reaction was massive considering the ranks on AudioMack and other online music stores. In an interview with Andy Dosty on Hitz FM’s ‘Daybreak Hitz’, Sarkodie explained that Black Love album exclusively talks about love and relationship and his next project will be named ‘Black Power’.   According to him, ‘Black Power’ which might be released next year talks about taking our power back and…

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