Ayorkor Botchway’s dig at John Dumelo taken out of context – Okraku Mantey

Ayorkor Botchway’s dig at John Dumelo taken out of context – Okraku Mantey

President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku Mantey has mounted a spirited defense for Shirley Ayorkor Botchway following the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration minister’s dig at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, John Dumelo. Madam Ayorkor Botchway on a political platform in the constituency last week mentioned that parliament “is for serious-minded people and not people who have done some movies and think they are popular.” In her quest to canvass votes for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate, the minister asseverated that “It is a…

Being musicians does not mean we’re not fit to be parliamentarians – Strongman

Being musicians does not mean we’re not fit to be parliamentarians – Strongman

Kumerican rap artiste, Osei Kwaku Vincent, popularly known as Strongman Burner has commented on the perception people have built about musicians that they are not serious enough to hold parliamentary positions. Speaking with Foster Romanus on eTV Ghana’s Late Nite Celebrity Show, he noted that the fact that one is a musician does not mean they are dumb because there are a lot of them who already have degrees and higher certificates in various fields but still chose to do music. “This year, we have about three or four presidential…

Christian Council prays for peace

Christian Council prays for peace

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has climaxed its three-day national fasting and prayer with a National Prayer and Thanksgiving Service for the December 7 general election. The thanksgiving service which was held at the Perez Dome last Sunday (December 30), on the theme: “Seek Peace & Pursue It (Psalm 34:14), brought together heads of some religious bodies in Ghana such as the Ghana Pentecostal And Charismatic Council (GPCC), National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches (NACCC) the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference (GCBC) and the Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference. Present…

I missed death four times on my birthday – Van Vicker tells harrowing story

I missed death four times on my birthday – Van Vicker tells harrowing story

Seeing a military officer cock a gun, point to your nose in the midst of a long-running, ruinous civil war is obviously not a birthday ‘present’ one would wish for but that was just one of four terrible experiences that cladded Van Vicker’s 11th birthday. The now popular actor who “grew up partly in Monrovia, Netherlands and in Ghana” says he spent most of his adolescent years in Liberia and witnessed the civil unrest that killed up to 250,000 and injured thousands more. “While growing up there, the war came…

Your parents made the first mistake of not aborting you – Bridget Otoo descends on tweep

Your parents made the first mistake of not aborting you – Bridget Otoo descends on tweep

A tweep who sought to give Bridget Otoo a savagery clap back appeared to have bitten more than she could chew as the television personality returned with a more brutal reply. Bridget Otoo, who is on record to have declared her support for the National Democratic Congress due to its running mate, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, made a post complaining about how people call her to shout the NPP’s ‘Four More for Nana’ slogan. She sarcastically quizzed the unidentified callers if they are urging her to vote for the fourth…

How I was saved from suicide – Ohemaa Mercy recounts a sad story

How I was saved from suicide – Ohemaa Mercy recounts a sad story

Gospel sensation and songwriter Ohemaa Mercy known in private life as Mercy Twum-Ampofo has recounted how she nearly committed suicide by stabbing herself but for the timely intervention of a Christian brother According to her, she tried killing herself after she was caught for lying to take money in the name of a Prophetess she lived with in Koforidua, the capital of Eastern Region where she spent most of her life growing up. “I remember I was once living in a house where the landlady was Prophetess and I used…

‘That mad boy should do what is right’ – Family of Funny Face’s baby mama

‘That mad boy should do what is right’ – Family of Funny Face’s baby mama

The father of Vanessa Anokyewaa, the mother of Funny Face’s children says the actor is yet to officially apologize to his daughter and family after publicly disrespecting them. According to Jah Wizdom, his daughter was humiliated by Funny Face and expects him to officially visit the family to render an unqualified apology adding that he doesn’t regard his ‘social media apology’. The angry father in an interview on Akoma FM’s ‘Entertainment 360’ described Funny Face as “mad boy” following his failure to call or visit his family to officially apologize.…

How ‘Pusher’ role has affected my life – Adjetey Anang tells it all

How ‘Pusher’ role has affected my life – Adjetey Anang tells it all

Actor Adjetey Anang of ‘Things We Do For Love’ fame recounts how his role in the popular television series has affected his life. Like the kiwifruit, it’s been sweet and ‘sour’. Having played a bad boy role in the series written and directed by Edward Seddor Jnr and Ivan Quashigah respectively, his personality has not been detached from the Pusher character although it’s been two decades. “I go to church for example and somebody is like ‘oh, you also come to church?’ And they say it without thinking; they catch themselves and…

I can never be cheated by event organisers – Ohemaa Mercy brags

I can never be cheated by event organisers – Ohemaa Mercy brags

Ghanaian Gospel singer and songwriter Ohemaa Mercy known in private life as Mercy Twum-Ampofo has said it is not possible for event organizers to cheat her considering the kind of management team she has, unlike other artistes. According to her, it has been difficult for people who work with her especially event organizers and the media to cheat her because there has always been a proper laid down processes put in place by her management in contracting her to perform at an event. “If you call the kind of processes…

Daddy, I’m sorry for disrespecting you – Tracey Boakye begs Ken Agyapong

Daddy, I’m sorry for disrespecting you – Tracey Boakye begs Ken Agyapong

Actress Tracey Boakye has rendered an unqualified apology to Member of Parliament(MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong for raining insults on him when he claimed that John Dramani Mahama had bought buildings for her in Accra. The apology comes after the businessman said in an interview that the allegations made against her and John Dramani Mahama were just jokes because he’s a man and is aware how men can become vulnerable when it comes to women. Reacting to Kennedy Agyapong’s claim that his comment was just a joke, the actress apologized to the…