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GOSPEL SINGER SINACH WELCOMES HER FIRST CHILD AT THE AGE OF 46

Nigerian Gospel Singer, Osinachi Joseph Kalu, popularly known as Sinach is now a mum for the first time at age 46 and after 5 years of marriage.

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome happily broke the gladdening news during the just concluded LIMA awards, which was held in Lagos at the Loveworld Convocation Arena.

At the event, Sinach went home with the 100, 000 US Dollars prize, for the Song of the Year Award 2019 ‘There’s An Overflow.’

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, who broke the news of Sinach’s new baby at the LIMA Awards 2019 while giving her ‘the song of the year’ award said:

“Thank you for that song, we are all excited with what the Lord has done in your life, of course in the life of many others standing with you here we just love you. And I told them, you just had a baby! so everybody got excited…”

Sinach, who has been a huge blessing to many globally with over 1 million subscribers on her Youtube channel, the only female gospel artiste from Nigeria and Africa at large to hit that landmark is worth celebrating.

The 46-year-old singer got married to Pastor Joe Egbu in 2014.

Congratulations to Sinach and her husband.

MOST MARRIAGES ARE COLLAPSING BECAUSE OF MOBILE PHONE – Okyeame Kwame

Rapper Okyeame Kwame has addressed a critical issue that according to him is affecting most relationships, all over the world over.

Okyeame said the issue is soo serious and he can’t just sit and watch unconcern so he has decided to use musical talent the echo the effect of mobile phone in relationship and how we can deal with it.

In one of his songs called ‘Dum Fon No’, the Rap Dacta tells the story of a married man asking his wife to put off her phone and pay attention to him.

‘Dum Fon No’, taken off the ‘Made in Ghana’ album features Yaa Yaa. According to Okyeame Kwame this song was done out of his personal life experience.

He told Citi FM that he chose to tackle phubbing (the practice of ignoring one’s companion or companions in order to pay attention to one’s phone or other mobile devices) because it is the number one reason for most problems in relationships in the world.

“Most marriages are breaking up because of people’s attachment to the phone and what they do on the phone,” he said.

Phubbing makes room for cheating and all the strange things the phone will help you do. It is very important that we look at this phenomenon with a critical eye.

“It gets to a time, you need to turn the phone off,” he further advised. Okyeame is married to Annica Nsia-Apau. They are blessed with two children; Sir Kwame Nsia-Bota and Sante Antwiwa Nsia-Apau.

IT IS DISAPPOINTING HOW CORRUPTION HAS INCREASED UNDER PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO – Serwaa Amihere

Television personality, Serwaa Amihere has indicated that the president’s fight against corruption in his three years in office has been nothing but a figment of the imagination.

According to the GHOne TV news anchor, the promises President Nana Akufo-Addo made during his campaign period, particularly in relation to fighting corruption, to an extent gained him the striking victory in the 2016 elections.

While presenting her candid assessment of the Akufo-Addo-led administration, she noted that upon his assumption of office those promises have become nothing more than a charade.

She wrote, “for a president who swept to power on the back of anti-corruption, it has been disappointing watching the canker deepen with constant outbreak of scandals. He hasn’t provided the no-nonsense, all action leader against corruption that we were promised.”

“I honestly cannot recollect one instance where any corruption case was seriously tackled with the culprit…So corruption for me has been a major downside of this government.”

She made this known in a series of tweets which she captioned, “My assessment of Akufo-Addo’s government so far.”

Amongst other issues raised in her assessment were some promises President Akufo-Addo made during the build-up to the elections but has failed to fulfil them as president. She was, however, quick to add some achievements of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led government which has been impactful in lives of Ghanaians.

“Of course Free SHS has come with some challenges like overcrowding in school which has led to the double-track system that many Ghanaians do not approve of…There is Planting for Foods and Jobs which has boosted Agriculture in the country…Some stability has been brought to our macroeconomic indeces and they are all pointing in the right direction…,” she wrote.

As per usual, reactions flooded in – while others questioned why the TV personality failed to appropriately assess her piece, others followed her step and provided their opinions on the state of affairs.

LINDA IKEJI, NKONKONSA, YEMMEY BABA, OTHERS SPEAK AT GHANA BLOGGERS SUMMIT 2019

The 2019 Ghana Bloggers Summit which is the annual convention for bloggers, social media influencers and journalists has ended successfully.

The summit which hosted at the SB Incubator on November 1st & 2nd, 2019 had Nigerian millionaire Blogger, Linda Ikeji as keynote speaker saw the participation of bloggers and influencers from Ghana and other countries in West Africa.

Speaking at the summit, Linda Ikeji shared her success story on how she made millions of dollars from her blog and how upcoming bloggers. She also ardently dedicated her time to give practical lessons on how to turn a blog into a business to provide employment for other people.

Some topics which were discussed at the summit by other speakers included: the impact of blogging on journalism, How to Monetize Your Blog, Managing a Blog as a Business, Building a Media Company out of a Blog, Towards Election 2020; Headline Writing and SEO in a Social Media Era of Fake News etc.

The summit also hosted an all-female Bloggers panel which discussed how female bloggers can create a niche for themselves in the blogging space.

Other speakers included: Vlogger Kwadwo Sheldon, Journalist Patrice Amegashie, President of the Institute of Public Relations and Head of Marketing of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Mawuko Afadzinu, Jenny Chisom [Login Bloggers Africa], Jemila Abdulai [Circumspecte.com], David Mawuli [Pulse.com.gh], Kwame A.A. Opoku, Papaga Seckloawu Bless [celebritiesbuzz.com.gh], Ismail Akwei (International Journalist), Fiifi Adinkra [GhanaNdwom.com], Simon W. Alangde, Journalist, Producer and Blogger – Eugene Osafo-Nkansah[Nkonkonsa.com], Jonathan Nii Laryea, Fiifi Anaman [Sports Journalist], Evans Antwi-Gyamera [ashesgyamera.com], Thomas Freeman Yeboah [Pulse.com.gh], Elorm Beenie [beeniewords.com], Keni Kodjo [Kenikodjo.com], Angela Akua Asante [sports blogger], Justica Anima [justicaanima.com], Jagbesie Suliah Jibriel [ghkasa.com], Adeyemi Adebayo (YemmeYbaba) [Ytainment.com], Pep Junia [enewsgh.com], Toni Kusi [ghpage.com], Gad Ocran [Head of Social Media, Multimedia Group], Kofi Cephas [ghgossip.com] and Tony Asankomah, [ghmoviefreak.com], Kobby Kyei [kobbykyeinews.com]

The summit was hosted by communication specialist and producer at the world’s famous Apollo Theatre, Beverly Yaa Danquah. The 2 days event also saw the exclusive unveiling of the LI TV App, which from 2020 will be publishing Ghanaian films and series.

As part of the summit’s agenda to unearth new set of bloggers, upcoming blogger, Diane Akuffo was announced as the winner of the 2019 Blog4SDGs competition which was held to give opportunity to young people to create blogs to promote the UN SDGs.

Ahead of the summit, a seminar on blogging was also hosted at Wisconsin International University College where Linda Ikeji also shared practical lessons with communication students as a guest lecturer.

The summit which was hosted by Avance Media was supported by Twellium Industries, Verna Natural Mineral Water, Asuavo Security, SB Incubator, Reset Global People, WatsUp TV, Homechow, ICS Africa, CliqAfrica, Egotickets, ShotbyExcelsis, Surge Studios, Orientation Africa, Third Eye Media and Spaa Media.

CARDI B CONFIRMS HER PERFORMANCE IN GHANA

American rapper and actress, Cardi B, born Belcalis Marlenis Almánza has confirmed her presence and performance as headline act at the Livespot X Festival (LXF) which will be held at the Accra Sports Stadium on the 8th of December 2019.

It had been speculated that the rapper would make appearances at the Livespot X Festival shows in Lagos and Accra respectively and fans had been doubting.

Cardi B, however, took to Instagram on Friday 8th November 2019 to confirm the news.

She wrote on Instagram, “Africa. I’m coming! Ghana & Nigeria”. 

 

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I AM NOT A CHRISTIAN & I DON’T USE THE BIBLE – Efia Odo Reveals

Screen goddess and Social media influencer, Efia Odo has disclosed that she doesn’t believe in religion but she believes in God.

In an interview with Sammy Kay on the Go online show, she has disclosed that she is not religious, not a Christian but believes in God.

Asked about whether she believes in Jesus Christ, she stated, “I believe in God and don’t dissect my God”.

She emphasised on the attributes of God and indicated that her belief in the spiritual connection of God, but that notwithstanding, she claims she doesn’t believe in having to be in church and anything that has to do with religion.

Her justification for her statement is that, God is spiritual and Religion is man-made. Efia went ahead to say the Bible is not her guideline to life even though it’s a guideline for Christians.

She emphatically stated during the interview that “I’m not a Christian and I don’t use the Bible”.

The SM diva in her vociferous self as usual, made some interesting statement, and sighted some analogy to back up her pronouncements.

“I AM FROM A GODLY FAMILY” – Kuami Eugene Reacts To Death Prophesy

Kuami Eugene has criticised the founder of God’s Crown Chapel, Reindolf Oduro Gyebi popularly known as Eagle Prophet for how he revealed dark prophesy about him publicly.

In an interview with Hitz FM’s Noella Kharyne Yalley, the singer said the prophet should always be careful when putting out such sensitive information about people.

“At the end of the day, if not for anything, I’m a young boy and the kinds of words that come out of people’s mouth [can be] dangerous,” he stated.

Known for his numerous doom prophecies, Prophet Reindolf Oduro Gyebi, popularly known as Eagle Prophet, prophesied that the ‘Angela’ hitmaker will face the same fate as of late singer Ebony Reigns.

Ebony Reigns died in a road accident a little over a year ago. The self-acclaimed Prophet said he saw in a vision that the musician was involved in a ghastly accident that claimed his life while travelling to his hometown

According to the Prophet, some people and colleagues of Kuami Eugene have taken his pictures to places to bring him down.

“I don’t know what’s behind this whole thing, that is why reasonably, I think people should just calm down on how they put information out there,” Kuami Eugene added.

He said that a lot of people, his family especially have been calling him since the news broke. He believes that his family are quite spiritual and are praying for him. “I’m from a family which is Godly,” he assured his fans.

ACTRESS YVONNE NELSON REVEALS DREAM TO BE FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT OF GHANA

Ghanaian actress and film producer, Yvonne Nelson, has disclosed that she may consider playing an active role in politics and will not rule out the possibility of being the first female president of the country.

Ms Nelson, who is set to premiere her latest movie titled ‘Fix Us’, told Natalia Andoh on Class91.3FM’s Touch of Class that she is educating herself some more with masters programme in order to equip her in addressing certain societal issues.

Responding to social media comments about her involvement in politics after being vocal about several developmental issues the multiple award-winning actress said: “Maybe, I will, I will do some politics; it is 50-50 that is why I am back in school doing International Relations”.

Ms Nelson, who produced ‘Single and Married’ in 2012 and ‘House of Gold’ in 2013 articulated that she loves human rights and gender activism as well as tourism. For her, she would like to play an active role in the tourism sector and would not mind spearheading a tourism campaign.

Asked by the host if she was looking at being a Tourism Minister by 2028, she retorted: “I don’t know, maybe the President, you never know, the first female president of Ghana…God just…you know…he is guiding me so I am taking it slow”.

When pushed to confirm her interest in the highest office of the land, Ms Nelson said: “Maybe, you never know, one day”.

“Fix Us’ premiers at the Silverbird cinema on 6 December 2019. The film has superstars such as Yvonne Okoro, Tobi from Big Brother Nigeria, Michelle Attoh, Hajia4real, Irene Logan and Prince David Osei.

CLUB BEER CELEBRATES ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH ONE GHANA ONE CLUB

Ghana’s number one selling beer – Club Beer, continues on the path of product quality and innovation whilst remaining true to its desire of bringing people together with the “One Ghana One CLUB” campaign and national promotion which launched on 21 October 2019.

The “One Ghana, One CLUB” campaign highlights CLUB’s position as the preserver and protector of Ghanaian culture and friendships whilst promoting the spirit of togetherness to celebrate the two things we have always cherished across generations; Ghana and CLUB Premium Lager, which has been Our Pride since 1931.

To share in this celebration with Charlies, CLUB Beer, will spark this all-exciting patriotic campaign and promotion with an experiential launch at the Black Star Square, an iconic landmark in Ghana’s history which resonates with the milestone of a new, modern and refreshed label design also to be unveiled at the same event. The new label features the colours of the Ghana flag bordered by gold, resting on an intricate pattern delivering its rich colours that signify the coming together of elements to celebrate and highlight Ghanaian passion, quality and craftsmanship. Our refreshed packaging is also a dedication to young vibrant Ghanaians, proud of their roots and looking to the future whilst anchored in their desire to spending more enriching times with their friends.

The nationwide promotion which continues until 31 December 2019, will give away more than One Million Ghana Cedis (GHS1,000,000.00) in prizes. Consumers stand the chance of winning airtime, mobile money and an ultimate weekly prize of Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS5,000.00) when they text the 8-digit code under the crown of any CLUB 625ml (Large) bottle to short code 1931. The text to short code 1931 is free across all networks. As is tradition, an image of a bottle of beer under the crown qualifies a consumer to a free CLUB Beer instantly.

“CLUB Beer through this campaign, highlights its position as a national treasure” said Shaun Raposo, Country Director of Accra Brewery Limited.

“CLUB Beer is both unique and ever-present at the same time. It is the perfect social complement to many of life’s occasions – an ever present friend across generations and occasions. ‘One Ghana One CLUB’ reminds us of the things we are most passionate about: Ghana and CLUB” said Ewurafua Addo-Atuah, Marketing Head of Accra Brewery Limited.

The campaign and national promotion will also be used to crown all of CLUB’s activations over the year from Original Ghana Festivals, CLUB Live and the novel CLUB 5on5 football tournament, which brought Charlies across Ghana together with the winning teams representing Ghana at the continental games in Tanzania.

About Accra Brewery Limited (A proud part of the ABInBev family)

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) was established in 1931 as Overseas Breweries Limited.  We became known as Accra Brewery Limited in 1975 and a subsidiary of SABMiller in 1997.  Now, we are a proud part of Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABInBev), the world’s largest brewer.

We have delighted Ghanaians with the best quality and great-tasting beverages since 1931.  Today, our offerings comprise of CLUB Premium Lager, our flagship brand; Eagle Lager, Eagle Extra Stout, CLUB Shandy Bͻsoԑ, Castle Milk Stout, Stella Artois, Budweiser; and Beta Malt, our non-alcoholic malt brand.

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. To achieve this Dream, we invest in a Growing World where everyone has the opportunity to improve their livelihood; a Cleaner World where our natural resources are shared and preserved for the future; and a Healthier World where every experience with beer is positive.

About Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with secondary listings on the Mexico (MEXBOL: ANB) and South Africa (JSE: ANH) stock exchanges and with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD).  Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world.  Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years.  We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients.  Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®; multi-country brands Beck’s®, Castle®, Castle Lite®, Hoegaarden® and Leffe®; and local champions such as Aguila®, Antarctica®, Bud Light®, Brahma®, Cass®, Chernigivske®, Cristal®, Harbin®, Jupiler®, Klinskoye®, Michelob Ultra®, Modelo Especial®, Quilmes®, Victoria®, Sedrin®, Sibirskaya Korona® and Skol®.  Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations.  From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium, the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US, the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush, to Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil.  Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide. In 2015, on a combined pro forma basis, AB InBev realized 55.5 billion US dollar in revenues (excluding JVs and associates).

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GOSPEL MUSICIAN SONNIE BADU & WIFE WELCOME THEIR FOURTH BABY

UK-based Ghanaian Gospel Musician, Sonnie Badu has announced the arrival of a new member of his family.

Sonnie Badu’s beautiful wife, Ann-Marie Badu gave birth to their 4th child on Monday November 4, 2019.

The multiple-awarding musician announced the arrival of their new baby in a post on Instagram.

Sonnie, who couldn’t hide his joy wrote: “What shall I render unto my God? WORLD, please help me welcome BABY number 4. What an amazing early birthday gift. And to my amazing wife, it was beautiful watching you release life … thank you and I love you … #Badu4 #BaduEmpire #SonnieBadu #Nov4.”

Sonnie and Ann have been married for about five (5) years now.

Source: NKONKONSA.com