Date Set for Memorial service for Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna and other crash victims (+See Date)

Date Set for Memorial service for Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna and other crash victims (+See Date)

A public memorial service for NBA star Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven other people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, is scheduled for Feb. 24, multiple law enforcement sources familiar with planning the event told NBC News. The date is significant because it reflects both Bryant and Gianna’s jersey numbers. Bryant used the No. 24 jersey on the Los Angeles Lakers, and Gianna, who played on a basketball team at her father’s Mamba Sports Academy and aspired to the WNBA, used No. 2. The memorial will be…

“English is not a measure of Intelligence”, Fans Show Much Love To Chairman Wuntumi for Confidence, Wisdom and Wealthy Living (+Photos)

“English is not a measure of Intelligence”, Fans Show Much Love To Chairman Wuntumi for Confidence, Wisdom and Wealthy Living (+Photos)

Bernard Antwi Boasiako who is popularly known as Chairman Wontumi had a very historic interview at the Good Evening Ghana show on Metro TV yesterday and Ghanaians show much love for the Business Mogul. A fraction of the viewers of the show mocked him for poor diction and fluency in the English Language. The proud Amanfo) made it known to the world that he is very Big and successful. He made interesting revelations in the viral interview session. Several of the viewers loved Chairman for his confidence, deep in scriptures…

MY VGMA ban should be extended – stonebwoy

MY VGMA ban should be extended – stonebwoy

DANCEHALL artiste Stonebwoy says he wants his ban from the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) to be extended. Speaking at a press conference at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Accra on Friday, February 7, Stonebwoy said he wished the ban would last for about three years to serve as a deterrent to young artistes. “The young ones must know that you can’t just misbehave on an awards stage and go free. Such punishments are good to check musicians. The ban has not affected me in any way but it’s all good for…

Otumfuo helps Ghana to get $174m from World Bank

Otumfuo helps Ghana to get 4m from World Bank

Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has used his revered office to secure a mouthwatering financial package from the World Bank to support the transformation of education in the country. Through the intervention of the Asante Monarch, whose fame is known across the globe, the World Bank has decided to reverse its decision of cancelling a whopping US$174 million financial support to Ghana’s educational sector. This positive news was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, aka Napo, who led a powerful team from his ministry to the…

Akufo-Addo gave me GHS7000 for a music video – Dada KD

Akufo-Addo gave me GHS7000 for a music video – Dada KD

Highlife musician Dada KD has disclosed that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo willingly gave him GHS7000 to shoot a music video when he openly campaigned for him ahead of the 2016 elections. Dada KD was among the many artistes who openly campaigned for the then New Patriotic Party candidate. Debunking allegations that he solicited huge sums of money from the NPP, Dada KD said he did not endorse Nana Akufo-Addo for financial gains. Speaking to Nana Romeo on Ayekoo Ayekoo, the mid-morning show on Accra 100.5FM, on Thursday, 6 February…

Hearts of Oak coach Odoom rues profligacy in Ashanti Gold draw

Hearts of Oak coach Odoom rues profligacy in Ashanti Gold draw

Hearts of Oak coach Edward Nii Odoom believes his side had enough chances to win Thursday’s Ghana Premier League encounter with Ashanti Gold. The Phobians missed out on the victory at home as they were held to a goalless draw at the Accra Sports Stadium. Hearts are ninth on the league standings, five places below the Miners. “I think it was a nice game, we had all the chances to win but we blew it away,” Odoom told the press after the game. “We were doing our high pressing and…

I always wanted to be a superstar – Juliet Ibrahim

I always wanted to be a superstar – Juliet Ibrahim

Unlike others who struggle with their career aspirations while growing up, actress Juliet Ibrahim has revealed that even as a child, she had always wanted to be a superstar. Making an appearance on the McBrown’s Kitchen show last Sunday, February 2, Juliet told the host Nana Ama McBrown that “Interestingly, I have always wanted to be a star, a superstar so I have always worked towards it. “Initially I wanted to work with the UN and because of that interest, I tried my best to get a certificate in the…

“Mahama asked me to support him in 2013 with my money, intelligence; I declined” – Wontumi

“Mahama asked me to support him in 2013 with my money, intelligence; I declined” – Wontumi

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Bernard Anwti Boasiako (Chairman Wontumi), has said President John Mahama, in 2013, invited him over for a meeting in Tamale at which the then-President asked that he support him and the National Democratic Congress with his money and smartness. Wontumi, however, said he rejected Mr Mahama’s proposal because being a member of the NPP, to him, was like being an adherent of a religious sect. Chairman Wontumi told Paul Adom-Otchere on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana programme on…

M.anifest unveiled as Barclays brand ambassador

M.anifest unveiled as Barclays brand ambassador

Award winning Hip-Hop artiste, M.anifest has been announced as the brand ambassador for Barclays Bank Ghana. The news comes ahead of its rebranding to Absa Bank Ghana Limited on Monday, February 10. A statement by the bank indicated their excitement to have M.anifest as a face of their brand. Marketing and Corporate Relations Director at Barclays Bank Ghana, Ms Nana Essilfuah Boison noted that “as a forward-looking bank deeply rooted in Africa with global connectivity and a passion for excellence, we are excited to be associated with M.anifest, who exhibits and…

Jurgen Klopp Breaks Pep Guardiola Record With Latest Premier League Manager of the Month

Jurgen Klopp Breaks Pep Guardiola Record With Latest Premier League Manager of the Month

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has become the first Premier League coach to win five Manager of the Month awards in the same season after scooping the prize for January 2020. Klopp had already won in August, September, November and December this season, with Chelsea’s Frank Lampard the only other Premier League boss to win in 2019/20. Klopp’s fifth Manager of the Month gong of this campaign alone breaks Pep Guardiola’s record of four in the same season, achieved during 2017/18 when his Manchester City team reached the unprecedented milestone of…