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EDITORIAL: NDC And NPP’S Manifesto Policies On The Creative Arts Lack Vision And Objective

I have taken time to peruse portions of the manifestos announced by the two giant political parties in Ghana – NPP and NDC which tackles the arts, culture, and tourism industry. First, I laud them for making a space in their manifestos to inform policies and ways to succor and …

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Ghanaian Celebrities Increasingly Giving Birth Outside Marriage – Is It A Big Deal At All?

Celebrities or stars are human beings just like any created humans. The differences between them and the ‘ordinary’ are that, they are: celebrated/more esteemed, famous or popular, considered more as role models, more appealing, highly  influential/ well connected, and mostly, richer. They are humans who must obey and respect the …

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Aside Kumawood, There is Vollywood, Westwood, and Tallywood – Is Ghana’s Movie Industry Turning Into Tribal Play?

It appears the wood-naming vogue of Ghana’s movie industry is taking tribal and regional dimension – and that is confirmed by different names that keep germinating from time to time. After many years of some industry players calling on Ghanaian filmmakers to coin a name for the movie industry, the …

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EDITORIAL: Are Ghanaian Ambassadors Outside Africa Promoting Our Culture? Let’s Hear From You

When I look at how some foreign bodies representing their respective countries in Ghana promote their culture here, I ask myself, if same is happening for Ghana in other countries – I mean outside Africa. Some countries, for many years now, have studiously and diplomatically, promoted (and continues to promote) …

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EDITORIAL: Gospel Musician Ampong Should Stop Defaming Daddy Lumba Over Money Issues – The Nagging Is Becoming Annoying

Gospel musician, Isaiah Kwadwo Ampong, popularly known as The Great Ampong, has been on the case of music legend Daddy Lumba for over 6 months now – over an alleged GH¢340,000.00 album launch proceeds which the later pocketed. “I went to church with Lumba, it was because of me that …

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EDITORIAL: Why Does The NCCE Limits Civic Education Largely To Telling Ghanaians How To Vote?

The National Commission for Civic Education is an independent, non-partisan governance institution, set up under Article 231 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. The Commission works to promote and sustain democracy and inculcate in the Ghanaian citizenry, the awareness of their rights and obligations, through civic education. The …

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EDITORIAL: After 15 Years Of Ghana Music Awards, No Female Has Won Artist Of The Year – Equity Is The Cause

The call for a Female Artist Of The Year category has come up before in our showbiz industry and just like any topic, it was met with arguments for and against. Today, I argue for the motion that, a female artist of the year category, be considered or given a …

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Read The Sad Story Of How These Ghanaian Entertainers Died As Beggars – After All The Fame

Yes – people in showbiz or the creative arts, make this world a delight to be in. They are those who make us rejuvenate, recreate, dance, laugh, and thrill our emotions. Unfortunately, though these characters gain fame and become richer in society, some actually end up as beggars after their …

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Ghanaian Entertainers Make Going To Court To Seek For Justice Too Cheap

If there’s any class of people in Ghana who make suing or going to court to seek redress over criminal and civil torts cheap, it’s largely entertainers or players in the art and showbiz industry. A stark illiterate (no disrespect) fisherman by name, Benjamin Eyi Mensah dared to sue the …

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