• 9 months Auditions for Citi TV’s music talent hunt Voice Factory start today CNR -LS
    Auditions for Citi TV’s music talent discovery show, Voice Factory will start today, May 4, 2019 at the premises of Citi FM and Citi TV. Applicants who qualified for the auditions will be shortlisted to 10 after today’s session to battle it out for the ultimate prize of GHc10,000. In a period of 13 weeks, the 10 contestants will take part in live studio performances which will be assessed by judges who have a wealth of experience in the field of music. They will be taken through voice training and other grooming tasks to harness their musicianship. The 4th edition ... more
  • 9 months Emeritus Prof. J.H. Nketia goes home today CNR -LS
    Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, a renowned Ghanaian ethnomusicologist, will be given a state burial today, Saturday, May 4, 2019. There shall be a pre-burial service at the forecourt of the State House. Professor Nketiah, considered as Africa’s premier musicologist, died at age 97 on March 13, 2019. His funeral will be characterised by lots of rich Ghanaian cultural displays as well as performances by the Winneba Youth Choir and the Immanuel Congregation Choir, Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Madina New Road, where he fellowshipped. Professor J.H. Nketiah was born on 22nd June, 1921 at Asante Mampong. He had over ... more
  • 9 months Emeritus Prof. Nketia to be given state burial tomorrow CNR -LS
    Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, a renowned Ghanaian ethnomusicologist, will be given a state burial tomorrow, Saturday, May 4, 2019. There shall be a pre-burial service at the forecourt of the State House. Professor Nketiah, considered as Africa’s premier musicologist, died at age 97 on March 13, 2019. His funeral will be characterised by lots of rich Ghanaian cultural displays as well as performances by the Winneba Youth Choir and the Immanuel Congregation Choir, Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Madina New Road, where he fellowshipped. Professor J.H. Nketiah was born on 22nd June, 1921 at Asante Mampong. He had over ... more
  • 9 months We’re not scared of competition from Kuami Eugene, Sarkodie – Akatakyie CNR -LS
    Hiplife duo Akatakyie are back on the music scene and are not scared by competition and new trends. They told Kojo Boateng and AJ Sarpong on ‘Saturday Live’ on Citi TV that they are ready to continue from where they left off. According to them, even though a lot of the new crop of musicians are doing well, they are not scared of competition from any of them. “The small boys are trying. I will mention names like Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Kofi Kinaata, Sarkodie and others. These are the few musicians who can give us competition. Apart from them, it ... more
  • 9 months AJ Sarpong, Philip Ashon, other Citi staff to attend 2019 Re:publica in Berlin CNR -LS
    Citi TV and Citi FM presenter, AJ Akuoko Sarpong together with four other Citi staff will be Berlin to attend this year’s Re:publica, one of the world’s largest digital society conference. AJ will be leading a team of workers from Citi FM/Citi TV including Philip Ashon, Host of Citi Trends and Head of Production At Citi FM/TV; Apiorkor, Host of CitiScape and Media Content Producer at Citi TV; Nathan Quao, Head of Sports at Citi FM/TV; Sandister Tei, Assistant Programmes Manager, Citi FM/TV. The five people will be speaking on the theme “Social Activism and Ghanaian Media: And How Ghanaian ... more
  • 9 months Auditions for Citi TV’s music talent hunt Voice Factory start tomorrow CNR -LS
    Auditions for Citi TV’s music talent discovery show, Voice Factory will start tomorrow, May 4, 2019 at the premises of Citi FM and Citi TV. The number of applicants will be shortlisted to 10 after the auditions to battle it out for the ultimate prize of GHc10,000. In a period of 13 weeks, the 10 contestants will take part in live studio performances which will be assessed by judges who have a wealth of experience in the field of music. They will be taken through voice training and other grooming tasks to harness their musicianship. The 4th edition of the ... more
  • 9 months Daughters of Glorious Jesus outlines activities for 30th anniversary CNR -LS
    Legendary Ghanaian Gospel music trio, Daughters of Glorious Jesus(DoGJ), have announced a line-up of activities to mark their 30th anniversary in the gospel music ministry. At a press launch held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, they expressed their gratitude to God for bringing them thus far and also outlined a number of activities to mark their anniversary. There shall be a Gala dinner to launch the Daughters 3 Foundation, an non-government organisation that seeks to extend a hand to the less privileged in society; a Europe tour in May and June; a US ... more
  • 9 months Fake Butt, Boobs, Colour: Meet Today’s Woman ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    My young cousin Collins is a distressed man. He is an ambitious dude in his late 20s and his equally young wife, just got a baby. But instead of the joy that that comes with a new angel, this baby has brought feelings of mistrust and betrayal in t ... more
  • 9 months MTN Music Festival: Okyeame Kwame proves he is a ‘god’ on stage CNR -LS
    Patrons of the MTN Music Festival which was held yesterday in Kumasi were intrigued by Okyeame Kwame’s performance. The ‘Made in Ghana’ ambassador, he performed with a lot of energy, style and finesse, charging the atmosphere with back to back hits. Clad in yellow pants, Kimono, white sneakers, he got a roaring applause as he came from the audience when he was introduced. The audience could not help but be on their feet throughout the one hour performance of songs like ‘Versatile,’ ‘Sika,’ ‘Anaa,’ ‘Woara’, ‘Bolgatanga’ and ‘Woso’. He also did ‘Made in Ghana’, ‘Bra’, ‘Tintinto’, ‘Medo Mmaa’, ‘Masan Aba’, ... more
  • 9 months Thousands gather for Citi FM’s Family Consecration Service CNR -LS
    Thousands of people from different parts of the country have congregated at the main Winners Chapel Ghana auditorium in Accra for Citi FM’s Family Consecration Service. The programme is a precursor to the station’s annual Family Month activities. The resident Pastor of Citi FM, Reverend Stephen Yenusom Wengam and his team of anointed pastors, will lead thousands in a time of intercessory prayers from 6:00 am to 12:00 pm. He earlier told Dziffa Akua Ametam and Isaac Wilberforce Mensah on Citi TV’s Breakfast Daily that this year’s edition which is the 14th promises to be a blessing onto many lives. “By ... more
  • 9 months Diana Hopeson graduates with MPhil in Guidance and Counselling CNR -LS
    Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Diana Hopeson has graduated from the University of Education, Winneba, with an MPhil in Guidance and Counselling. The musician and Intellectual Property expert, will ultimately become a Counseling Psychologist. For her thesis, Mrs. Hopeson did research and presented a paper on the ‘Exploration on the Counselling Needs of Performing Artistes in Accra’ – and she attained her marks which culminated in her successful passing of the course. As a towering figure in the area of Copyright and Intellectual Property, she has also set up a Publishing Company, GHMusic Publishing Company Ltd, ... more
  • 9 months How Digital Payment is Disrupting Traditional Payment System ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Digital payment is no doubt the future as more and more Nigerians embrace it. This is because whether we like it or not, the era of carrying or paying cash will soon come to an end. The interesting thing here is that even in the rural areas, finte ... more
  • 9 months Job Hunting in the Digital Age ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    There was a time, not so very long ago for most of us, when job hunting involved scanning newspaper advertisements or actually knocking on the door of a desired employer. This is no longer the case as the digital age has changed the way people see ... more
  • 9 months Kwik Action urges gov’t to expedite approval of his audio constitution CNR -LS
    Music producer, Joseph Appiah, popularly known in the music circles as Kwik Action, has pleaded with government to speed up the approval of his audio version of the 1992 Constitution. Quick Action has produced an audio version of the 1992 Constitution in some selected local languages so that people who cannot read and write could listen and get educated about the laws of the country. “Most Ghanaians are ignorant about the laws of the land but the law states that ignorance of the law is no excuse. People feel lazy to read the Constitution and hence getting basic information from ... more
  • 9 months The end (game) of an era for Marvel’s Avengers [Review] CNR -LS
    The latest instalment of the now 22-movie long Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is breaking all the records it can lay its infinity-sized gauntlets on. Following a $1.2 billion global five-day launch, it’s now a question of when, not if, (not that it was ever really in doubt) Marvel’s tentpole will make it to $2 billion. While it might have the legs to race past Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ global tally, the $2.7 billion total of James Cameron’s Avatar might just be out of reach. However do not underestimate the money-making potential of a metal man, a dude with a ... more
  • 9 months Keep Your Movement Game Up To Avoid Blood Clotting In Your Deep Veins ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    While information and awareness have been a boon, it has also increased the health problems that people are suffering from without even knowing about them enough. The increasing availability of information is not only adding to the list of solutio ... more
  • 9 months The Exceptional You ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    The creator, being the master craftsman He is, has woven into everyone a unique fabric of DNA. Little wonder no two persons have the same thumbprint. Physically, each person has the same combination of limbs, muscles, eyes, etc. We all, however, do n ... more
  • 9 months Govern Your World ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    One thing that happens and will happen to all and sundry is naming ceremony. This practice is done globally because every parent believes that naming a child gives him/her an identity that makes the child stands out. Significantly, child n ... more
  • 9 months Picture Your Way To Success ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    You must first clearly see a thing in your mind before you do it and do it very well. Some years ago, artiste, Celine Dion was asked in a television interview, if she ever dreamt at the start of her career that someday she would sell millions ... more
  • 9 months Uniquely Wired For Your Passion ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    The climax of God rsquo;s creation is man. Think about it, God rsquo;s remark after each creation was; ldquo;IT IS GOOD rdquo; but after He created man, in addition to all His creations, God said; ldquo;IT IS VERY GOOD rdquo;. You ar ... more
  • 9 months Perfect love casts out fear- without faith it’s impossible to please God. ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    God says the just shall live by faith and without faith it 39;s impossible to please God, whoever comes to him must believe he is and is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him. The truth is if you believe in God, you will be fearless. Fear c ... more
  • 9 months Meet the new Paradoxical Writer ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Nana Adarkwa is an inspired, dexterous, professional, and a result-driven person specialised in Teaching and Art with backgrounds in English Language Education, Computer Systems, Help Desk and Administration. As a graduate in Bachelor of Education, h ... more
  • 9 months Beyonce releases ‘Homecoming’ documentary, surprise album CNR -LS
    When it comes to Beyoncé releases, there is usually an element of surprise. The singer — who perfected the secret album drop in 2013, and has since toyed with the tactic for releases like “Lemonade” and “Everything Is Love,” with her husband Jay-Z — did it again in the early morning hours Wednesday, one-upping the arrival of her own Netflix documentary, “Homecoming,” with a previously unannounced live-album version of the same concert. Both the film and the album, also titled “Homecoming,” capture Beyoncé’s performance at last year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, in which the singer — the first ... more
  • 9 months Pastor Sammie Obeng-Poku releases new single ‘Ɛnkwa’ CNR -LS
    Ps. Sammie Obeng-Poku, young, dynamic and gifted singer, songwriter, and Pastor has dropped yet another brand new single Ɛnkwa (Life), a masterpiece ahead of the Easter festivities. Carefully written in the local dialect to carry a message of redemption by the Blood of Jesus, it promises to be a song for the Easter season and beyond. The song also featured the sensational and Spirit-filled rising contemporary gospel act, Minstrel Eunice Cofie. Ɛnkwa was recorded at the Engineering Auditorium, KNUST, last September at his live album DVD recording. He reckons that, the only true life we have is the one found ... more
  • 9 months GHAMRO must prioritise technology in collection of royalties – Trigmatic CNR -LS
    Ghanaian rapper and songwriter Enoch Nana Yaw Oduro-Adjei better known as Trigmatic has made an appeal to the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) to take seriously the business of collecting and distributing royalties for artistes in Ghana. He believes the time has come to move on from the old structure and way of doing things. The outfit which is responsible for monitoring, collecting and distributing royalties have in the past complained about a lack of funds with which to carry out their duties. However, speaking to Citi News, Trigmatic stated that GHAMRO’S issues extend beyond a lack of funds. “The ... more
  • 9 months Signs Your Startup is Ready To Raise Capital ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    For entrepreneurs, the hardest thing isn rsquo;t coming up with innovative ideas, it rsquo;s knowing which of your ideas or businesses are worthy of financing. The truth is finding the money to run a startup requires a lot of planning, regardless of ... more
  • 9 months Five ePayment Tips Every Online Shopper Should Know ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    The World Wide Web has made shopping more convenient and cost-effective. It is big business these days, with more and more consumers across Nigeria turning to the internet to purchase goods. Needless to say, this has caught the attention of cybercrim ... more
  • 9 months Bisa K Dei finally releases ‘Bra’ video CNR -LS
    Award winning artiste, Bisa Kdei, has released the much-awaited music video of his ‘Bra’ song. The song talks about how one misses their partner but attempts to reach out to them prove fruitless. The song is taken off his ‘Highlife Konnect’ album. The visuals were shot in the United States. ‘Bra’ is another highlife song that takes us back to the 80s and 90s where legends like Kwadwo Antwi, Amakye Dede, Pat Thomas, to mention but few were speaking to our emotions through indigenous highlife music. Bisa K Dei brings back those memories in this song.   The post ... more
  • 9 months Keche lands GHc 2.5m record deal with Golden Empire Legacy CNR -LS
    Ghanaian music duo, Keche, has inked a record deal with Golden Empire Legacy Limited, a new music record label. The 2-year contract which was signed on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at East Legon in Accra, offered the ‘Diabetes’ duo GHC2.5 million, three-bedroom apartment and two Hyundai Elantra saloon cars to help them run their day-to-day activities. Speaking at the press unveiling, Joana Gyan, the C.E.O of Golden Empire Legacy said Keche’s deal is intended to give a facelift to their brand. “They’ve worked hard for long time, I think this is the time for them to also have something and ... more
  • 9 months Kim Kardashian: Studying law not about privilege or money CNR -LS
    Kim Kardashian has responded to critics who have claimed she is only able to study law because of her wealth and celebrity status. Kim revealed she’s studying to become a lawyer last week, and will be taking her bar exam in 2022. The reality star says her move into law is nothing to do with privilege or money. She says she’s putting in the hours and says “there is nothing that should limit your pursuit of your dreams”. Kim shared a photo on Instagram of her working alongside her two lawyer mentors – Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney. “I’ve seen some comments ... more
  • 9 months Going back to give back ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    After graduation, MacLean Sarbah is heading to his native Ghana to take on one of the country rsquo;s biggest social problems mdash; youth unemployment] From a rural town in the south of Ghana to his time at Harvard University, one thing has ... more
  • 9 months KJ teams up with Adina on new single ‘Obi Do Mi’ [Video] CNR -LS
    Ghanaian singer KJ has released a new song that features Adina Thembi. The two beautifully weave their vocals on the low tempo highlife instrumentation as they talk about love. On the song, KJ and Adina sing about someone who  wants to be freed from a painful relationship to one which promises unflinching love. KJ’s music career was inspired by his sister and elder brother who first spotted his talents at an early age and gave him the encouragement to pursue his dreams. The soul artist describes his music as inspirational no matter the category because he is inspired to write ... more
  • 9 months My music liberates the soul – Quayku Dsoul CNR -LS
    An emerging Afro Pop/Hiplife musician, QuaykuDsoul has stated that his music uplifts souls and liberates them from unsettled situations. QuaykuDsoul, a Ghanaian musician based in the U.S, has revealed that music must be food for the soul and strength for the body. According to him, being a musician requires that, your music should mean more than words and beats. “Music should mean more than words and beats. Music must inspire, music must give you hope and liberates you from any kind of unsettled atmosphere. My mandate is to help people by uplifting their soul and inspire confidence. I believe as ... more
  • 9 months 3 months maternity leave not enough for working mothers – AJ Sarpong CNR -LS
    Radio personality and compere, AJ sarpong has re-ignited the debate on the duration of maternity leave in Ghana. AJ has challenged Ghana’s Labour Act which allows female workers 12 weeks (84 days) of maternity leave with full pay, saying the duration is not enough. The Citi FM/Citi TV host who spoke to Ameyaw TV on the red carpet of the 2019 Glitz Africa SHE Summit over the weekend, noted the struggles with which working mothers who rush back to work after just three months of childbirth endure when they can work from the comfort of their homes when given more ... more
  • 9 months Shatta Wale making youth go wayward – Akablay CNR -LS
    Veteran guitarist, Anthony Aka Blay is not happy about some of Shatta Wale’s actions. Despite Shatta’s talent and popularity, the ‘Taking Away’ singer believes that he has a negative impact on the youth. In an interview with Graphic Showbiz, Akablay said Shatta Wale is not helping the youth with some of his utterances and acts. “With his large fan base I don’t expect Shatta Wale to use certain words and engage in indecent acts. I know he has the largest fan base in Ghana at the moment but what impact is he making on them? The youth are engaged in ... more
  • 9 months How to Turn Your Hobby into a Full-Time Job ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    A hobby is an activity that you do just for fun and at your own leisure time. It may be singing, dancing, drawing, speaking or any other creative activity that you perform with little or no efforts. While there are folks out there that have levera ... more
  • 9 months Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return? CNR -LS
    Game of Thrones returned for its eighth and final season on Monday morning after a near two-year absence. HBO aired episode one of the fantasy epic simultaneously in the US and UK. Hardcore British fans had to stay up until 0200 BST to return to the Westeros winter for the first time since August 2017. Secrets were revealed and families reunited as the battle for the Iron Throne intensified, with the ‘undead’ army inching ever closer. While many emotionally drained viewers were either heading back to bed, or off to work, journalists were busy filing their early reviews: Breathtaking moments ... more
  • 9 months Meet King of Accra – Ghana’s beat god CNR -LS
    King of Accra is music producer of Ghanaian origin: an epitomic blend of authentic Ghanaian modernity and rich old school vibes, he creates beats with the synth sounds of the ’80s, ’90s and the now, while targeting the originality of making music through true melodies that come from within as well as incorporating live instrumentation. Born in North Kaneshie to Rev. and Mrs. Commey, the young King of Accra has been a lover music ever since his ears could detect sound. And at every level of his education, he has been acknowledged for being a musician. He picked up his ... more
  • 9 months Don Cemon releases new single ‘Aseda’ ahead of ‘Wonderful Jesus’ album CNR -LS
    Ghanaian Gospel musician Simon Osei well known as Don Cemon has released a new single ‘Aseda.’ Produced by KCee, the new single features Ampong with whom he dropped his debut hit single ‘Bless Me’ in 2014. Asked why ‘Aseda,’ the musician revealed his debut single ‘Bless Me’ received huge response and made great impact hence the need to show appreciation via a new song. Despite having started the music journey many years ago, Don Cemon broke into mainstream music 5 years ago with hit single ‘Bless Me.’ Signed to SkyView Entertainment, Don Cemon reveals Aseda is a prelude to an ... more
  • 9 months Rapper Strongman leaves Sarkodie’s record label CNR -LS
    Ghanaian rapper Osei Kwaku Vincent, known in music circles as Strongman, is no longer under the management of Sarkodie’s record label, SarkCess Music. A statement released by the label indicates that a 2-year contract between both parties has expired. The statement which wishes Strongman well in his career, also describes him as a phenomenal artiste. While at SarkCess Music, Strongman released a number of songs including his recent EP, Still That N*gga *(STN). The graduate of University of Cape Coast was discovered in a music reality show called ‘Next Big Thing’ in 2012 where he emerged winner. He has, since ... more
  • 9 months 5 Questions You Should Never Ask A Sane Adult ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Questions keep a conversation going. Some questions, however, hold the power to break down a man you are having a conversation with. They can be a constant reminder of what they never had. A man may not be heartless but the calibre of questions he ... more
  • 9 months Verony makes entry with debut song ‘Ashi Me’ [Audio] CNR -LS
    Fast-rising Soul Fusion songstress Verony Swatson has released her debut single dubbed ‘Ashi Me.’ Announcing her entry into showbiz world, she is being handled by Creative Recordz and produced by legendary sounds engineer Appietus. Verony worked her fingers to the bone at the Vodafone Icons 2018 contest where she emerged the 1st runner up. She has gained recognition from renowned entertainment personalities with her great vocal abilities, insightful lyrics. – By: Kwame Dadzie | citinewsroom.com | Ghana Follow @Kwamedadziegh The post Verony makes entry with debut song ‘Ashi Me’ [Audio] appeared first on Citi Newsroom. ... more
  • 9 months Citi TV’s Voice Factory opens registration on April 25 CNR -LS
    Citi TV’s music talent discovery show, Voice Factory, will open registration on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Applicants would have to log on www.citinewsroom.com, click on the Voice Factory artwork, fill the form and submit. Communication will be sent via SMS or email for confirmation. The first 200 entries will be considered for the audition which is scheduled for Saturday May 4, 2019 at the premises of Citi FM and Citi TV. In a period of 13 weeks, the 10 contestants selected from the audition will battle it out for the top spot. They will be taken through voice training and ... more
  • 9 months Fuse ODG keeps faith with African music video directors CNR -LS
    Fuse ODG’s confidence in Africa video directors remains intact despite controversy that came with the delay in payment of some male models who made an appearance in his ‘New African Girl’ music video. According to the UK based Ghanaian musician and entrepreneur, lack of communication between his camp and the video director David Sey led to a standoff in remunerating the models. The sour situation was however rectified when it was brought to the notice of the Azonto hit maker and all involved were given their due. “I will continue to work with African Directors. I think that was a ... more
  • 10 months Miss Ghana UK to embark on mental health project in Ghana CNR -LS
    Members of the Miss Ghana UK Foundation, as part of their mandate to contribute to the capacity building and skill development of Ghanaians in the diaspora and in Ghana, are visiting Ghana to undertake a series of activities. The team, comprising the reigning Miss Ghana UK Queen, Miss Akua Ohenewaa Anim, the first runner up, Miss Sherrie Gauld – Akoto and Directors of the Miss Ghana UK Foundation, Ms. Mavis Osei and Ms. Cilla Baafuour-Gyewu, is scheduled to visit the children’s ward of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, a facility they have supported in the past. Also, the Miss Ghana Queen ... more
  • 10 months Fuse ODG launches ‘New Africa Nation’ album on April 18 CNR -LS
    Following the listening session of his latest album in London, Fuse ODG announces a Ghana showcase of the project, complete with a live performance. The event is slated for the +233 Jazz Bar and Grill, April 18 at 7 pm. An industry event, the show will be graced by key taste-makers; DJs, presenters among other stakeholders, but will also be open to the general public. Since its release, the 19 track set—which is Fuse ODG’s sophomore body of work— has courted massive critical and commercial popularity, with many hailing its originality and intention. Released under Fuse’s Off DaGround Records, New ... more
  • 10 months Okyeame Kwame to launch ‘Made in Ghana’ album on April 20 at +233 Bar CNR -LS
    The ‘Best Rapper Alive’, Okyeame Kwame will be launching his ‘Made in Ghana’ album on April 20, 2019 at +233 Jazz Bar and Grill. There shall be performances from Okyeame Kwame, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Kurl songx and Ayesem. Other artistes to perform are Feli Nuna, Afriyie, Abiana, Wulomei, the Kwan pa and Wiyaala. The ‘Made in Ghana’ project is to highlight the virtues of all groups of people in Ghana across the various regions and to also encourage Ghanaians to be proud of their culture and heritage. Basically, it seeks to promote local trade and nationalism. The songs represent the ... more
  • 10 months The Story Of A Street Girl Who Became The Boss And A Mentor To Thousands ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Life indeed has its own way of teaching individuals, how to experience winnings or conquest. As a Speaker and Author, Stacy Amewoyi always says to her audience that ldquo;they should never stop learning, because life will never stop teaching them mo ... more
  • 10 months GHAMRO hopeful of winning copyright case against telcos CNR -LS
    The Chairman of Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO), Rex Omar, has stated the organisation’s resolve to deal with companies that owe them royalties. According to him, GHAMRO is still in court with three mobile telcos: MTN, Vodafone and Airtel Tigo for owing royalties and they are hopeful to win the case against them. “GHAMRO sued these telecommunication giants for copyright infringement. Since the case is in court, I am hesitant to get into the specific claims against them. But GHAMRO is hopeful to emerge victorious in this legal tussle,” he noted. In 2017 GHAMRO used the telcos for not paying ... more
  • 10 months Dear Whoever Is hurting Right Now ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    If you 39;re doubting God, the world and yourself. I 39;m in the same boat. Who would have thought. The woman ( me) who felt she had many friends in high places, the one who supported so many. Would be unemployed, struggling to pay her phon ... more
  • 10 months I’m too big to fight over awards – Joyce Blessing CNR -LS
    While most musicians are seriously canvassing support for various award schemes, Joyce Blessing is is not worried about the phenomenon. Speaking to Foster Romanus on the Late Night Celebrity on ETV, Joyce indicated that she was too big a brand to fight over awards. When asked whether she was comfortable with her two nominations (Gospel Artiste of the Year and Gospel Song of the Year) at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, she replied that she has won for 22 awards within 6 years of being in the gospel ministry so it was not necessary to fight over awards. “I’m ... more
  • 10 months GHAMRO to roll out new image branding strategies CNR -LS
    The Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) will be improving its image and work systems. Addressing the press on Thursday, the Chairman of GHAMRO, Rex Omar noted that they were bent on improving on ways of collecting and distributing royalties for music right owners. “Going forward, our new management department, will in the next few days roll out a complete image branding of GHAMRO and its collection system in each region of Ghana, This will be accompanied by weekly task force activities,” he said. According to the organisation, it is working in tandem with Qisimah, a radio content monitoring platform that provides ... more
  • 10 months Lynx boss Richie Mensah to contest for MUSIGA Vice President position CNR -LS
    As the national election of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) inches closer, some musicians have started expressing interest in positions they want to occupy. The Chief Executive Officer of Lynx Entertainment, Richie Mensah has announced in a video his intention to vie for the position of the Vice President. This comes a few days after the current 1st Vice President of the Union, Bessa Simons also came out to express interest in the presidency. In the video, Richie talks about the experience he has gleaned from the music industry since he started music about 12 years ago. He also ... more
  • 10 months Don’t take your marital problems to pastors – Empress Gifty CNR -LS
    Gospel musician Empress Gifty, formerly known as Gifty Osei has advised married people not to rely on pastors when they have issues in their marriages. The gospel musician who got married to politician Hopeson Adorye a few months ago told Adom FM in an interview that the more one runs to people when they encounter problems in their marriages, the more they make mistakes. “If you have a marital problem, don’t go to your pastor, spiritual mother, and fathers. The people you are talking to even want what you have. You have to run to God,” she advised. “Running to ... more
  • 10 months Nxivm: Actress Allison Mack pleads guilty in ‘sex cult’ case CNR -LS
    US actress Allison Mack has pleaded guilty to charges linked to an alleged sex trafficking operation disguised as a mentoring group. Appearing in Brooklyn federal court, Mack pleaded guilty to racketeering and racketeering conspiracy charges related to the suspected sex cult Nxivm. In a statement, Mack admitted to recruiting women by telling them they were joining a female mentorship group. “I must take full responsibility for my conduct”, she said. Mack, known for the US television series Smallville, is one of six people facing criminal charges as part of an investigation into Nxivm. What is Nxivm? Nxivm, pronounced ‘nexium’, is ... more
  • 10 months Kuukua Eshun: Let’s Talk About Mental Health Within The African Community ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Intro What comes to mind when you hear ldquo;Mental health? rdquo; Perhaps a psychiatric hospital? ldquo;Mad rdquo; people running the streets? Horrific stories about mentally ill people attacking you or someone you know? A ... more
  • 10 months Is It worth It to Get PMP Certified ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Many people who completed a business degree in college straightway enter into a project management career. They earn the same salary every month, but after working for some time, they feel like they want to upgrade themselves and they ask themselves ... more
  • 10 months How To Regain Your Passion For Your Longtime Job ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Staying in the same job for years may offer comfort and stability, but it can also start to wear you down after a while and feel as you are stuck. Your day-to-day work may eventually lose its lustre, causing more stress and less pass ... more
  • 10 months Bessa Simons hints of running for MUSIGA Presidency CNR -LS
    Keyboardist and singer, Bessa Simons has hinted of plans to contest for the presidency of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA). Bessa, who is the first Vice President of the Union told Daily Guide in an interview that even though he is planning to take over from the current President, Bice Osei Kuffour, he is yet to officially communicate his decision. “I will come out soon to announce my intent once the broad consultation I am making ends soon. MUSIGA is a great union and having served as its 1st vice chair I have a very good appreciation of what ... more
  • 10 months “How I Got Pregnant As A Virgin” —Woman Shares Weird Story ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    According to report by lindaikejiblog.com a woman who became pregnant at 23 while still a virgin has narrated how she was shocked to find out she was expecting a child though she hadn 39;t gotten involved in anything other than foreplay.[/B ... more
  • 10 months Madonna ‘to play two songs’ at Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv CNR -LS
    Madonna is set to play two songs during the interval of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month. The pop icon will reach more than 180 million viewers when she takes to the stage in Tel Aviv on 18 May. Her appearance was first announced by local promoters Live Nation Israel, who said the performance would be “both historical and hysterical”. Madonna’s press team confirmed the news to the BBC, but Eurovision organisers have downplayed the story. “No final decisions have been made, or agreements signed,” said the EBU in a statement to the BBC. “Official news and updates ... more
  • 10 months Jumia Kick-Starts The Biggest Mobile Phones Sales In Ghana ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    Accra (05/04/2019): Jumia Ghana, the leader in e-commerce in Ghana, has kick-started the biggest mobile phones and accessories sales in Ghana. The week-long event dubbed the ldquo;Jumia Mobile Week rdquo; is an annual event on the calendar of th ... more
  • 10 months Profile: Meet Iona, The Mid-Wife Set To Break The Music Industry ModernGhana -Lifestyle
    She is a 28-year-old Midwife in one of the Polyclinics based in the Volta region and she is seeking to raise the standard of Afropop and Ghana music at large to a whole new level. She is known privately as Abena Onuawonto Sam but in sh ... more
  • 10 months Former Miss Malaika speaks about her new movie ‘Drive Time’ CNR -LS
    Winner of Miss Malaika Ghana 2017, Pearl Nyarko-Mensah, who is set to premiere her first film titled ‘Drive Time’ has called on government to take a keen interest in improving structures in the movie industry to attract the youth and reduce Ghana’s unemployment situation. Speaking in an interview, the new movie producer said lack of funding avenues for film producers is a major setback to the growth of the industry leading to loss of interest in filmmaking. “It is extremely difficult getting funds to produce movies in Ghana, and that is one of the biggest problems discouraging potential filmmakers from ... more
  • 10 months Ghana-based American jazz singer Toni Manieson dies CNR -LS
    Toni Manieson, an American jazz musician based in Ghana, has passed away. Toni who kept jazz alive in Ghana for more than 20 years passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 around 9pm. When she was alive she trained and worked with most of the people in Ghana’s jazz scene. Report has it that she passed away after a tribute concert was done in her honour at the Labadi Beach Hotel. In 2014, Toni was one of the speakers at TEDxLabone. She spoke about gratitude. – By: Kwame Dadzie | citinewsroom.com | Ghana The post Ghana-based American ... more
  • 10 months Nipsey Hussle album re-enters US chart CNR -LS
    Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s only official studio album has returned to the US chart at number two, a week after he was shot and killed at the age of 33. Victory Lap has reached a new chart peak, having made it to number four on its initial release in March 2018. The album racked up 66,000 equivalent album sales last week. That was bettered only by 17-year-old Billie Eilish, whose debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? went straight in at number one. Stars including Drake, Rihanna and Pharrell Williams paid tribute to Hussle after he was ... more
  • 10 months Nana Addo promises MUSIGA new head office by end of year CNR -LS
    The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to provide the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) a new national head office by the end of this year. He made this announcement at the 6th MUSIGA Presidential Grand Ball which was held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Sunday, April 7, 2019. “It was brought to my attention by Obour that the execution of the Marine Drive Project which will develop aggressively our tourist sites to bring them to world class standards complete with the the requisite amenities and facilities will affect the building that serves as the head office of MUSIGA,” ... more
  • 10 months Glancy Music signs Sunyani-based rapper Xmama CNR -LS
    Accra based record label, Glancy Music has signed Ghana’s fastest rising French amd Twi rapper, Xmama, born George Boakye-Fosuhene. At a short ceremony in Accra over the weekend, the CEO of Glancy Dynamic Multimedia, Ms. Nana Araba Bedu-Addo said the multi-lingual nature of the rapper makes him a global music asset who will give music lovers across the world unique music flavours. Ms. Bedu-Addo believes that Glancy Music is well positioned to hit the music industry making a huge difference while projecting Ghana on the global and the French music market. Xmama expressed his gratitude to the Glancy Music and ... more
  • 10 months Miss Ghana 2019 beauty pageant launched in Accra CNR -LS
    Exclusive Events Ghana, organisers of Miss Ghana, launched this year’s edition of the pageant at a ceremony at the Tang Palace Hotel in Accra on Friday, April 5. The launch was attended by the Deputy Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr Ziblim Iddi and Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Cynthia Morrison. Speaking at the launch, Miss Ghana 2018, Nana Ama Benson said being Miss Ghana was not only about glitz and glamour but also about the ability to assist others in need. “The past few months have been incredibly awesome working with the Miss Ghana Foundation. ... more
  • 10 months J Hus performs with Drake after jail term for carrying knife CNR -LS
    J Hus made a surprise appearance on stage with Drake at London’s O2, four months after being jailed for carrying a knife. The rapper was sentenced to eight months behind bars in December after he was caught with the weapon at Westfield Shopping Centre in east London. He’s served less than half of that. “We’re about to celebrate one of our brothers tonight”, Drake told the crowd, before the words “welcome home” appeared on the stage floor. “I’ve missed you so much, I swear I missed you so much,” said J Hus as he joined Drake on stage. “I waited ... more
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