FOCAP expresses worry over politicisation of National Tourism Ambassadorial role

Federation Of Concerned Arts Professionals (FOCAP), an arts-based pressure group of experts has expressed disappointment over politicisation the National Tourism Ambassadorial position. This comes after The Ghana Tourism Authority under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture outdoored thirty Tourism Ambassadors for Ghana. The FOCAP group with the aim of revamping the Ghanaian

MUSIGA, FOCAP to collaborate to rescue AMWeF

Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has responded to a press statement by Federation Of Concerned Arts Professionals (FOCAP), an arts-based pressure group of experts expressing discontent over appalling performance of the Ageing Musicians Welfare Fund (AMWeF). In the letter dated September 26, MUSIGA expressed appreciation to the group for engaging with the Union on some issues of interest to the music

Kumawood, superstition and ‘pray for me’

The Ghanaian Movie industry is certainly booming. And Kumawood, with its star actors Kojo Nkansah,Agya Koo and Nana Ama MacBrown, are obviously the main movers and shakers. Not that I am an ardent fan of the Kumasi made movies, but the evidence of the extent of influence Kumawood has over Ghanaians abounds in the provision […]

Catalan referendum: Activists occupy schools ahead of vote

More than 160 schools in Catalonia have been occupied by activists trying to keep them open ahead of the region’s banned independence referendum, Spain’s central government says. Police visited 1,300 of the 2,315 schools in Catalonia designated as polling stations, finding 163 occupied. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attempt to vote on […]

Crystal Palace ‘like an outclassed boxer’ – Roy Hodgson

Roy Hodgson said Crystal Palace were “a boxer fighting in a class he’s not able to handle” after their 4-0 Premier League loss to Manchester United. “We took blows to the chin and got knocked down, but we didn’t stay on the canvas. We tried to get up as best we could,” added Palace boss […]

What happened in the city that banned Uber

Uber’s new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi will be in the UK on Tuesday for a meeting with Transport for London (TfL). He hopes the negotiations will stop the imminent revoking of his company’s license to run its ride-sharing business in the capital. When TfL, backed by Mayor Sadiq Khan, announced Uber would no longer be […]

One Corner: Yaw Dabo dances with dog

It is very hilarious as popular Kumawood actor, Yaw Dabo, popularly called ‘adwin kesee’ makes his own version of one corner dance craze with dogs and palm trees. The comic actor, stood to the ground responding swiftly to the tunes of the song and twisting his waist with anything he touches. In the hilarious video, […]

Louis Lamis: The definition of perseverance

The desire to give up in the face of constant disappointment or when things are really tough is something all of us are wont to do but not Louis Lamis. The man behind one of the most popular television programmes now, Kejetia Vs Makola, did not back down when he faced setbacks in pursuing his […]