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I HAVE MADE A DECISION TO SING FOR CHRIST – Songstress Irene Logan Reveals

Ghanaian vocal powerhouse, Irene Logan insists that doing gospel music is the new path she has chosen for herself in her career is a decision she has made and will not turn back.

You would recall how Irene Logan was one of the most sought-after singers after she participated in the ‘Stars of the Future’ reality show and was once paired with VGMA winner, Efya who was also a participant in the reality show.

She went on a music break for a long time but her performance at the funeral of late ex-president Jerry John Rawlings became the talk of social media with many praising her for her irreplaceable singing talent.

However, in a recent exchange with fans on Twitter after she announced a performance she was going to stage at the Entertainment Achievers Awards tonight, where said she was going to perform gospel songs, a fan pleaded with her to give a rendition of her old songs.

Irene Logan replied: “Awww.. I made a decision to sing for Christ. And from here on out it’s ministry for me”.

Source: NKONKONSA.com

KIDI WINS ‘ARTISTE OF THE YEAR’ AT 3 MUSIC AWARDS 2021

Ghanaian singer, songwriter and producer, KiDi emerged the ‘Artiste of the Year’ at the just ended 3 Music Awards 2021.

KiDi was nominated in the same category with his label mate, Kuami Eugene, Diana Hamilton, Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Adina and Fameye.

Prior to him being announced as the ultimate winner, the Lynx Entertainment signee had bagged two awards with his song ‘Enjoyment’.

The fourth edition of the 3 Music Awards took place at the Fantasy Dome, Accra and it telecasted on major television channels and was streamed live on Facebook and Youtube.

The night saw very thrilling performances from Ghana’s finest singers and rappers including an epic exhibition of undiluted talent by leaders of the new school.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

“YOU BETTER WITHDRAW YOUR SONG” – Knight of Catholic Church Threatens To Deal With Musicians Over “Romann” Song

An Accra based businessman Nana Obiri Yeboah Agyemang has cautioned the music duo GH Story to refrain from releasing their new song titled Romann.

In his recorded voice message, Nana Obiri Yeboah vehemently expresses his utmost dissatisfaction with the coming soon thriller of the song which he saw on konkonsa.com Instagram page. He considers the lyrical content of the Romann song as a blatant disrespect to the Holy Catholic Church and an attempt to tarnish the hard earned reputation of the church which has been built for over two thousand (2000) years

“I don’t believe that any discerning catholic will allow such a thing to go on against the  church. I entreat bloggers and the media to desist from supporting such music.”

According to Nana Obiri Yeboah, he is speaking as a Knight of the Catholic church and would do everything possible to prevent Gh Story from releasing that song.

 

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

PSYCHOSOCIAL AFRICA PARTNERS 3FOUNDATION FOR WORLD BIPOLAR DAY 2021 CELEBRATION

March 30th is celebrated each year as World Bipolar Day (WBD), a day set aside to bring awareness to bipolar disorders and to eliminate social stigma. WBD happens on the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh, who was posthumously diagnosed as having bipolar disorder.

3Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility unit of Ghana’s leading media conglomerate, Media General, has partnered with Psychosocial Africa, a not-for-profit organization for this year’s WBD celebration in Ghana.

Leading to the celebration, Psychosocial Africa will be leading a sensitization campaign on selected media networks including TV3 Network, Onua TV, 3FM, Onua FM, Akoma FM in Kumasi, Connect FM in Takoradi and on news portal, www.3news.com.

In addition, a series of platforms will be created across the Media General network on 30th March 2021 throughout the day for an open discussion on bipolar disorder and its related issues in Ghana and around the world.

Commenting on the partnership, the Chief Operating Officer of the Media General Group, Winfred Kingsley Afful said “as a responsible company, we are concerned with the wellbeing of all Ghanaians and committed to enriching their lives. It is important to create a global education on bipolar disorder with improved sensitivity. That is the reason we decided to enter into this partnership to use our platforms to promote this subject”.

On her part, Ms. Nana Abena Korkor Addo, Founder of Psychosocial Africa expressed her delight about the partnership and urged all Ghanaians to help in creating a great environment for people living with bipolar disorders.

“It is important to highlight the importance of mental health and distress with the aim of creating awareness and offering education to help empower individuals struggling with such issues. This will help them to know what to do, how to face it and what measures to take to overcome such challenges”, she added.

Bipolar disorder is associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs. The exact cause of bipolar disorder is not known, but a combination of genetics, environment and altered brain structure and chemistry may play a role.

Established in November 2016, Psychosocial Africa aims to champion education, motivation, empowerment and inspire change when it comes to the touchy subject of mental health in Ghana and beyond.

ACTRESS NANA AMA MCBROWN TO TESTIFY IN BULLDOG’S COURT TRIAL

An Accra Circuit Court will on March 25, start the trial of Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson, aka, Bulldog, who allegedly threatened President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a video telecast on air.

Nana Ama Agyemang Mcbrown, an actress and hostess of a United Television programme upon which the infraction with the law occurred, is expected to mount the witness box as a prosecution witness, the Ghana News Agency has gathered.

Hanson, an Artiste Manager, is alleged to have said on that programme that “The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will not finish his four year term if he failed to pay customers of an alleged ponzo scheme by Menzgold.

Prosecution led by Chief Inspector Simon Apiorsornu, has retaken the plea of Hanson and re-read the facts of the case after amending the charge sheet and the facts.

Hanson has denied the charge of “Offensive conduct to breaches of the peace.”

The Court, presided over by Mrs. Evelyn Asamoah, admitted Hanson to his former bail of GH¢ 70,000.

Meanwhile the accused has been served with disclosures and all the documents prosecution intended to rely on.

This was after a case management conference had been conducted with accused and the prosecution, agreeing on timelines on which the case would be conducted.

The new facts as presented by prosecution were that the complainants in the case are citizens and regular viewers of UTV programme dubbed “United Showbiz,” hosted by Nana Ama Agyemang Mcbrown, which is live every Saturday between the hours of 2100 and 1100.

The prosecution said on January 9, this year, the programme was aired on UTV as usual and the accused was one of the panelists who appeared on the show.

Chief Inspector Apiorsornu said during the programme, the issue of Menzgold was raised and Hanson quickly responded that “The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo will not finish his four year tenure if he failed to pay Menzgold customers.”

The Prosecution said on January 11, this year, the Police intercepted the said video recording on the face book page of UTV, which attracted many comments from viewers who watched and heard the accused making those “unguided” comments.

The prosecution said on January 12, this year, Hanson was handed over to the Police by the National Intelligence Bureau for investigations.

He said in the course of the investigations, the Police requested for the original video recording from UTV and it was played to the accused and he admitted having made those comments.

The Prosecution said the original video, which was in Twi and English language was forwarded to the Ghana Institute of Languages for transcription and same was transcribed into English language.

Source: Ghana News Agency(GNA)

MALE LAWYERS, MPs & EVEN PASTORS WANT TO SLEEP WITH ME – Ghanaian Transgender Reveals

Popular Ghanaian Trans-Gender, Madina Obroni, has alleged that some Ghanaian pastors who are gays have been chasing him to sleep with him.

She made this known during an interview with Mona Gucci on her ‘Link Up’ show Kantanka TV where he opened up on his new life as a transgender after undergoing surgery in Spain to have a female genital organ despite being born a male.

Madina Obroni revealed that he is soon going to get married to a pastor and debunked claims that he is gay or lesbian.

“As a woman like me, I can say that I have so many lawyers and MPs who have called me on so many occasions and I can do anything to get money from them, but I am not like that.

“I even have pastors chasing me, but I am not like that,” she emphasised.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

COUNSELLOR LUTTERODT WAS SACKED FROM HIS CHURCH FOR IMPREGNATING A CHURCH MEMBER – Man Alleges

A Ghanaian relationship expert known as Kwaku Amedome has accused controversial counselor, George Lutterodt of being an abuser of women.

Kwaku Amedome made this claim during an interview on No.1 FM’s ‘Showbiz Show’ where he revealed that Counselor Lutterodt was once his former church member and was sacked from the church for impregnating a lady.

According to him, Counselor Lutterodt was the choir leader of the church and dated 6 women in the church and when the last woman she dated got pregnant, she refused to abort the pregnancy when Counselor Lutterodt asked her to.

Kwake Amedome alleged that one Sunday morning at the beginning of a church service the head pastor called him out to stand in front of the congregation and warned him not to step foot in their church again as he is no longer wanted in the assembly.

SENSATIONAL GHANAIAN SONGSTRESS GYAKIE INKS A WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH SONY MUSIC & RCA RECORDS UK

After the release of the remix of her hit single Forever with Nigerian artiste Omah Lay, Ghanaian songstress Gyakie together with her team Flip the Music, has landed an international record deal with Sony music entertainment, RCA records UK and Sony Music Africa which enlists Sony Music West Africa as the home office with Sony Music East and South Africa all on deck.

Taking to their Instagram to announce the signing, RCA UK posted “Incoming! Gyakie is now part of the RCA UK family!”

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 “I am excited to join RCA/Sony Music International with my label Flip the Music on my journey to become a global superstar” Gyakie told Ghanaian based music channel 4syte TV.

Flip the Music President and founder Emmanuel ‘electro mirror’ Sedo added “We are thrilled to join the Sony Music family. Gyakie has become a superstar in African music scene and thus the reason for this partnership to propel her to the international music scene. We are eager for the journey ahead”

Flip The Music is a Ghanaian owned Record Label that engages in music marketing and management. The company was established in 2020 under the Ghanaian laws and signed Gyakie under their wings in the same year.

In what might seem like a short while, Gyakie has released high-impact music including Love Is Pretty (2019), Never Like This (2019) and Sor Mi Wu feat Bisa Kdei (2020) to mention a few, all of which embody the characteristic of a deep soul. Not only does

The reception for SEED EP was incredible as it was massive too. It catapulted Gyakie to continental consciousness amassing 11 million cumulative streams across DSPs till date. Also, the focus track “Forever” recorded a streak of wins; it peaked at #1 in Nigeria and Ghana on the music charts, and continued its takeover assignment across Africa on platforms like Apple Music & iTunes, Billboard, Shazam, Triller and YouTube.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

 

 

 

AWAKE PURIFIED WATER CELEBRATES WORLD WATER DAY

Ghana’s leading beverage giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has marked this year’s World Water Day with Awake Purified Drinking Water in Accra and Gupkegu-Tua, near Tamale.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Valueing Water”. Kasapreko Company Limited made donations to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Cardiothoracic Centre and Gupkegu-Tua community near Tamale to celebrate the day. The United Nations has set aside 22nd March each year as a day to celebrate the importance of water to mankind.

Speaking to the media in Accra, The Trade Marketing Manager of the company, Mr. Jude Matti re-echoed the need to preserve water as an essential commodity to life. He also touched on Awake Purified Drinking Water #ONE4LIFE initiative which the company utilises to donate a percentage from the sale of their product to hole-in-heart patients at the National Cardiothoracic Centre.

The donation to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital comprised of two thousand bottles of Awake Purified Drinking Water, Assorted products from Kasapreko Company Limited and a cheque of GHC 75,000.

Receiving the donation, The National Director of the Cardiothoracic Centre, Dr. Lawrence Sereboe commended the management of Awake Purified Drinking Water for their continued generousity. Dr. Sereboe also noted that more people have come to appreciate Kasapreko’s efforts through the #One4Life initiative in support of the Cardio Centre. He further urged the public to remain cautious and observe the COVID-19 protocols during this pandemic.

On the same day, Kasapreko also handed over a mechanized borehole facility to the people of Gupkegu-Tua near Tamale.

The Trade Marketing Supervisor, Mr. Tsatsu Hadjor said “We have decided to extend our CSR activities to the people of Gupkegu-Tua whose major source of drinking water is a river at a distance away. He emphasised that this donation will go a long way to alleviate the hardship the people go through in search of portable drinking water as well as augment government’s effort in the area.

“We are grateful to Kasapreko for identifying our need and coming to our aid” Gupkegu-Tua chief Naa Abu Safianu said. Residents of Gupkegu-Tua can now have a sign of relief he added. Happy residents also lauded the gesture and promised to put the facility to good use.

I PLANNED THE BEEF WITH ENO BARONY AND FREDA RHYMZ – Sista Afia Confesses

Singer Sista Afia has confessed that her beef with female rappers Eno Barony and Freda Rhymes was staged for attention.

The singer has come out to say that she called Eno Barony and Freda Rhymes to plan the beef but these two are being ungrateful after she gave them attention from the media.

The “Jeje” hitmaker made the shocking revelation on “The Fella Makafui” stating it was was her idea and her colleagues agreed to join.

“These girls are ungrateful. I don’t know if you know this but I planned this whole beef. Yes I did, because I felt like the girls need attention. I call Eno myself and I told her I want to do something. Do you want to join? And she joined”, Sista Afia told Fella.

That beef was considered one of the hottest to ever come from the females in the music industry. Bloggers and entertainment show hosts enjoyed every bit of it thinking it was organic only to be deceived by the ladies.

Sista Afia and Freda Rhymes even fought twice during that time. They nearly exchanged blows on TV, and situations went intense at the premises of Tv3 where they met again.