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“I AM STILL SINGLE” – Actress Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro has cleared the air on whether she is dating Tema-based Rapper Criss Waddle.

According to her, she is simply tired of answering questions on her alleged relationship with the AMG boss. Recently, there were rumours that they were an item and the rapper had bought her a car.

During an interview on Joy FM, a listener posed the question, “Did Criss Waddle buy her a car, are they dating?”

Responding to “Did he buy me a car?” she laughed and added, “He can afford to buy me a car though so maybe hey, Criss, what’s up, can you buy me a car? I don’t know if that answers the question.”

On the dating rumours, she jovially answered, “Oh yeah we are, we are totally in love, we are planning on getting married, we’ve done so many great things together and he is my boo. Hey boo.”

“Are you guys happy now because when I said no, they continuously doubt me so now I’m tired of saying no so you know what, we are dating, we are in love,” the “Ghana Must Go” movie producer said.

Putting the matter to rest, she noted that, “…I am still single.”

ASAMOAH GYAN IS A LIAR AND AN IRRESPONSIBLE MAN – Wife’s Friend Speaks

The marriage issue between Black Stars skipper, Asamoah Gyan and his wife Gifty is gradually pulling reactions and attention from different angles.

Stories about their marriage, DNA test proceeding to divorce have been recently featured on many headlines. Asamoah Gyan at the inception of his charges claims that his wife has been cheating on him with another man and as such requested a DNA test on their children.

The story progressed to the extent of his brother, Baffour Gyan seizing passports from the wife and her children to stop them from travelling.

Now, Gifty Gyan and her children are reported to be in UK after a court gave them the liberty to travel.

However, a woman who supposed to be a friend or probably a relative to Gifty has made some revelations about the ongoing conjugality dispute between the Gyan family.

In about 50 minutes’ video, the woman claims that all the words Asamoah Gyan drooled out during the court trials are total lies with no truth.

According to the woman, the football star is just ruining his own reputation by making false statements and allegations against his wife. Playing a brief recording as a proof, Asamoah Gyan during the court trial stated that he had not been receiving payment from his football club for about six months, indicating that he is financially sick.

ACTRESS SALMA MUMIN APOLOGIZES FOR HER WATERMELON PHOTO

Ghanaian Actress Salma Mumin has rendered an unqualified apology to her fans, friends and loved ones over a nude picture she posted on her Instagram page as she celebrated her birthday.

The actress who celebrated her birthday on Friday December 14, 2018, posted a picture of her without any clothes on and her body was covered with watermalon fruits and the picture went viral.

The photo after going viral, resulted into several backlash from her fans and friends who thought even though the concept might seem creative, she shouldn’t have posted it.

The actress took to her Instagram page today to apologize for sharing the photo though she had already deleted it from her page.

“Friday was like a movie! AND I APOLOGIZE FOR MY WATERMELON ???? PHOTO! It was supposed to be a harmless photo as I was fully clothed in the TUB ???? lot of Photoshop was done on editing bench. Wasn’t my intention to DISAPPOINT my loved ones out here. I sincerely ask for y’all forgiveness. Many thanks to all who showed me love ???? those I replied and those I wasn’t able to reply. It was such a busy day I couldn’t reply everyone but still on it. Really appreciate y’all ” she wrote.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

photos: JACKIE APPIAH, ADEKUNLE GOLD & OTHERS EXPERIENCE FREE STATES & GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA

There is something about South Africa that makes each experience worth the trip… the scenic beauty of its landscape, the ever welcoming people, their rich cultural heritage and the variety of wines and cuisines. Best believe it is the perfect holiday destination. Need extra proof?

South African Tourism in partnership with Inifinix Nigeria hosted, Nigerian Singer, Adekunle Gold, Nigerian TV Presenter and Influencer, Stephanie Coker, Ghanaian Actor and Actresses, Joselyn Dumas and Jackie Appiah, Mawuli Gavor critically acclaimed Nigerian Filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba, Bloggers and OAPs from Nigeria and Ghana, Tosin Ajibade, Noble Ezeala, Ono Bello, Ameyaw Debrah, Osi , Kemi Smallz, Lexis Bill, Eugune Osafo-Nkansah, and Francis Doku and Media Guru, Colette Otutesho on a 10 day trip to explore the offerings of South Africa.

One thing you are sure to experience in South Africa is luxurious accommodation with views that just starts your days right. From the Drakensberg Sun Resort in Drakensberg with the mountain views to Protea Hotels in Clarens with the swimming pools and the Davinci Hotel in Nelson Mandela Square – J’Burg which is perfect for shopping.

In South Africa – there’s something for everyone, you can relax, stay in beautiful properties, as well as experience wines and cuisines that will leave you coming back to South Africa again and again.

With South Africa only 6 hours away, the group arrived Johannesburg and set off on a road trip to ‘home’ for the next few days; Drakensberg Sun Resort. With fresh mountain air and awestruck views, the resort is situated high in the dramatic landscapes of Drakensberg also known as ‘the dragon mountain’.

After time spent on a plane and on a bus, rejuvenating spa sessions with complimentary drinks at the Champagne Sport Resorts was the perfect welcome to kickstart the vacay. After the pampering, came the food; the in-house cuisine at the Drakensberg Sun Resort was absolutely amazing and quintessentially South African.

What better way to take in the awe-inspiring and truly magnificent landscape of Drakensberg than going on a horse ride through the area. The group was definitely excited about the horse-back riding experience and was even more thrilled to go on a canoe ride on the Drakensberg’s lake.

Next stop for the group; Cathedral Peak Wine Estate. A must do when in South Africa is wine tasting, and when in Drakensberg, a must visit is the Cathedral Peak Wine Estate – the vineyards of this wine estate is simply magnificent, and the view is even more magical. The group got to sample some of the best of South African wine served with cheese and grapes over happy talks and bonding. For Adekunle Gold and Stephanie Coker, the wine tasting was the highlight of their trip.

This year being the Centenary of Nelson Mandela, the group took a long walk on the path to freedom as they visited the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. In 1952, Nelson Mandela was apprehended for his anti-Apartheid activism acts and a cultural and historical exhibition was set up at the site in his honor. The sculpture at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site comprises of 50 steel columns that were laser cut to form an image of Mandela when viewed at the correct angle. The walk to the capture site was a monumental moment for the group as they got a deeper insight on the fight of Mandela for the freedom of the people of South Africa.

Ready for another road trip, the group was back on the tour bus and it was goodbye Drakensberg and hello! Clarens.  The small town of Clarens – just a 3 to 4 hours drive from Johannesburg- is situated at the foothill of the magnificent Maloti Mountian. Clarens welcomed the guests with beautiful sun kisses, and something to get the blood pumping – Quad Biking and Zip Lining at Clarens Xtreme. Dear adrenaline lovers, this has got to be your first stop when you visit Clarens and the best part of it is you do not have to break a bank. Most activities are as little as a half-/full day R250/350.

From a time of adventure, to a time with the people of the Basotho Cultural Village. The Basotho Cultural Village, located at the foot of huge sand stone mountains would take you through time, highlighting the lifestyle of the people of South Sotho from the 16thcentury to the present. The group was welcomed into the “khotla”, the gathering place of men and had a sip of the traditional beer offered as a gesture of the Basotho hospitality.

Ready to explore more, the crew hit the beautiful streets of Soweto, where Adekunle Gold couldn’t help but beatbox to the music of one of the locals… music is a universal and no matter your country, the music always unites us all. Next stop was the Mandela House, also known as the Nelson Mandela National Museum. The Mandela family’s four-roomed Soweto home houses various memorabilia, artworks, awards and honorary doctorate conferred on Nelson Mandela and his family, as well as photographs of the family dating back to the 1950s.

Mandela had lived here from 1946 to 1962, and the now museum houses the history on the life of Mandela featuring his works on promoting human rights, democracy, reconciliation, mutual respect and tolerance amongst the people of South Africa. The group couldn’t help but feel the spirit of Mandela still lived on.

“I AM STABLE AND WELL” – Princess Shyngle Speaks After Suicide Attempt

Actress Princess Shyngle has finally spoken after she reportedly attempted taking her own life in Nigeria.

In a brief chat with Nkonkonsa.com, Princess Shyngle who is currently recovering said she is stable now but she was not in the right frame of mind to give details of why she attempted to take her own life.

“I’m stable and well. I have just been held here for a few more days and I have been put on suicide watch. I am okay now” , she told Nkonkonsa.com.

The “Virgin at 30” actress who is currently in Nigeria tried to take her life on Tuesday morning, December 11, 2018 when she took an over dose of a drug and a substance suspected to be bleach.

She is currently on admission at a hospital in Nigeria and she said to be responding to treatment. According to Princess Shyngle’s female friend who spoke on condition of anonymity, Princess reached out to her few days ago and made known her intentions to take her life after which she tried to talk her out it but it seems she cold not convince her well enough.

“She came to me a few days ago and I spoke to her, she is a very good friend of mine and we talk a lot, I mean when I need help, she is there for me so she reached out to me and I spoke to her not to do it but it looks like I was not able to persuade her to delete the suicidal thoughts.

“Honestly, I am really sad about what has happened. Princess Shyngle is one talented actress with a beautiful heart and losing her would have been a great loss to our country and industry” the source said.

The source continued, “what people do not know is that, we go through a lot and it is not easy being in the media space and you cannot say, you will stay away from social media too, you need it to keep your brand up but when we post things, the insults, name calling etc are just too much.

“Internet trolling is not a good thing. It can very depressing and one has to develop a thick skin to handle it. For my friend, Princess Shyngle, maybe she was grappling with other things that pushed her to want to take her life but thing I knew that got her so much was trolling on the internet.”

Princess Shyngle has in the past opened up about being suicidal indicating that whenever she is faced with disappointments, the first thought that comes to mind is to end her life

“I cannot take disappointments. When I want something or I am looking for something and things do not work out well, the next thought that comes to mind is to commit suicide,” she stated in an interview with Graphic Showbiz newspaper in August 2017.

She also revealed that she’s been battling with these thoughts since she was 18 years old and what triggered it was a near death experience that her father experienced.

‘’It started when I was about 18 years or so. I almost lost my dad through a fire outbreak and just the thought alone made me want to kill myself.

“I couldn’t see myself living my life without him and thought the best thing was to go with him,” she told Graphic Showbiz.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

 

 

 

“PEOPLE THINK I AM DUMB BUT I AM NOT” – Moesha Buduong

Although all seems to be calm on the movie front and the spirit of togetherness has become even stronger, once in a while, something happens to stir the waters, the most recent feud being what erupted between Moesha Buduong and Efia Odo.

While the details are not fully clear, Moesha did not take kindly to what she said were lies peddled by Efia Odo against her and responded on Instagram in a post that sought to ‘expose’ the latter’s secret, and a lot of nasty things were written.

For Moesha, what has transpired, not only with her but over the years, can be attributed to too much disrespect in the movie industry.

According to her, when you don’t show off what you have, people take it that there’s nothing happening in your life so your colleagues disrespect you.

“The disrespect is just too much. People disrespect me for no reason. In the movie industry, it is there; the fact that you don’t show off your achievements makes others think that they are better than you and can throw ‘shade’ the least chance they get.

“The truth is that I have a lot of things to my name. These fights and bickering are not healthy for us. The industry is small and instead of us loving one another, encouraging and being there for one another, we gossip, disrespect and laugh at other’s misfortune,” she told Showbiz.

Was this the reason why she showed off her five-bedroom apartment, located at Adjiringanor, one of the expensive suburbs in Accra, on social media some days ago?

According to the Akwaaba actress, it was. “I showed that building so that people and my colleagues will know that I am working and they should not believe any news peddled on social media.

“I do not do open up about my business and the fact that I do not put pictures up does not mean I am not smart or intelligent. They think I am dumb but I am not.

“I have lots of investments and I’m doing great things for myself. I know where I come from. It is a humble beginning and I know where I am going. So far, God has been faithful,” she said.

On whether she was building the house with her own money, Moesha laughed and said, “I do not want to go into details but yes, it is.”

For Moesha, her way of dealing with the disrespect she has endured is to just be silent. “I keep quiet. I usually do not talk or confront them because people will always talk, no matter what you do.

“For me, the most vital thing is that I am living my best life and I am happy where I am,” she stated.

Speaking on what really ensued between her and Efia Odo, she said: “I do not really want to dwell on it. I would rather channel my energy into the various projects I have under my sleeves but I will say she disrespected me.”

Moesha had a word for her colleagues: “Love is all we need, and there is no point in painting one black to look or feel good. No one will come from elsewhere and do it for us; we have to and must do it ourselves.

“No matter what it is, let us respect everyone’s hustle; it doesn’t hurt to do that.”

Source: Graphic Showbiz

“I HAVE GROWN PASS GHANA MOVIE AWARDS” – Actor Lil Win

Popular Kumawood actor Kojo Nkansah aka Lil Win believes Ghana Movie Awards has lost its credibility and as a result, most actors are no longer interested in it.

According to him, the euphoria that came with the awards has eroded and that it’s a shame that an award scheme such as the Ghana Movie Awards which celebrated players in the movie industry is now nothing to write home about.

He shared this opinion today, Wednesday, December 12 on Showbiz Agenda hosted by Sammy Flex on Zylofon FM. Lil Win said the whole scheme is not credible hence the reason actors have lost interest in the awards and it is almost collapsing.

“How can you give favourite actor to John Dumelo when Lil Win is around? I don’t have any problem with you giving Best Actor to John Dumelo  or Majid but giving Favourite Actor to any of these actors is wrong” he revealed.

According to him, he is popular and acts better than most of the popular English speaking actors in Ghana but the Ghana Movie Awards boards refuse to do their homework and .

He revealed that he is no more interested in the Ghana Movie Awards because it is a joke. “I have grown pass Ghana Movie Awards. I am making money from my movies and my music and care less about Ghana Movie Awards” he said.

Lil Win pleaded with the organisers of Ghana Movie Awards to sit up if they want to be taken seriously.

Asked if he was participating in this year’s edition, Lil Win said he is not sure the awards scheme is even coming on since nothing has been heard about although 2018 is almost ended.

“I will be surprised if it comes off. Which actors are they going to award? I would be surprised because in my opinion, the preparation towards the ceremony is too short to pull off anything meaningful” he added.

Known for movies like Osama, Mama Recharge Card, Sergeant Lil Win, The Foolish Gateman, Abusua Meferi, Black Warrior, Mpaebo among others, Li Win said he is grateful to his fans for the love they always show him through out his career.

ACTRESS PRINCESS SHYNGLE ATTEMPTS SUICIDE IN NIGERIA

Ghana-based Gambian actress Princess Shyngle has reportedly been hospitalised after an alleged suicide attempt in Lagos.

According to sources from Nigeria, the voluptuous actress was rescued by a neighbour who rushed her to Vedic Life care Hospital in Lekki after discovering that she took an overdose of a medication and drank bleach.

The 27-year-old actress is said to have been sent to the emergency room. She is reportedly responding to treatment. It is unclear what might have compelled the actress to attempt to take her own life but the actress has in the past opened up about being suicidal indicating that whenever she is faced with disappointments, the first thought that comes to mind is to end her own life

“I cannot take disappointments. When I want something or I am looking for something and things do not work out well, the next thought that comes to mind is to commit suicide,” she stated in an interview with a Ghanaian-based newspaper in August 2017.

She also revealed that she’s been battling with these thoughts since she was eighteen years old and what triggered it was a near death experience that her father experienced.

‘’It started when I was about 18 years or so. I almost lost my dad through a fire outbreak and just the thought alone made me want to kill myself. I couldn’t see myself living my life without him and thought the best thing was to go with him,” she told Graphic Showbiz.

MEN CANNOT HAVE SEX WITH THEIR WIVES DUE TO CURRENT ECONOMIC HARDSHIPS – Kwaku Manu

Kumawood actor Kwaku Manu has stated that due to the economic hardships in Ghana currently, many married men are even afraid to sleep with their wives.

The comic actor added that because many men are afraid of the cost they will have to bare to bail their wives from the hospital, they have decided to live in fear of engaging in sexual intercourse with their spouses.

The ‘Kwaku Manu Educational Complex’ owner used the examples of the cases he witnessed when he visited the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital with his ‘mom’, Prophetess Vida Osei Mensah on December 5, 2018, to make his point.

He disclosed that a lady told them that her husband left her in the hospital because he expected her to give birth to only one child but instead the lady gave birth to twins.

Also, another man told them that if Prophetess Vida Osei Mensah had not selected his wife as a part of the 21 people she generously helped to go back home to the families, he would have committed suicide.

Kwaku Manu, therefore, stated that the cases of these people and the many others who are out there facing many difficulties financial are the reasons why he believes men are afraid to have sex with the wives now.

Watch is full interview below:

Source: Zionfelix.net

ABENA KORKOR ADDO GIVES HOPE TO MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS

Mental health advocate Nana Abena Korkor Addo is set to put smiles on the faces of mental health patience, this festive season.

Mental health has been a front-runner in the discussion for some time now as the cry for a befitting infrastructure, environment, medical supplies as well as the treatment of people with mental health at our hospitals and mental homes took the center stage.

Irrespective of the go all-out made by government, it’s palpable that is not enough as individuals and organizations have taken on the mantle to restore sanity and inspire hope. One of those individuals is Nana Abena Korkor Addo, a lady living with bipolar disorder.

Nana Abena Korkor Addo the founder of psychosocial Africa an NGO has set aside Friday 21st December 2018 to donate to the staff and mental health patients of the Ankaful psychiatric hospital. She made it known the group which is a mental health and support group made up of other bipolar patients and others with mental health issues has an annual event initiated by them in their quest to support others.

“We support each other through our crisis and medical challenges and also advocate for mental health and give education. As our way of giving back to society, we choose other mental health patients and make donations to support them. This is the second edition, the first edition we chose the foster ward at Ankaful, Central Region”, Abena stated

Going on about this year’s donations and activities, she noted, “At this year’s donation, there will be a makeover session for the patients and a photo shoot so they can have one very beautiful memory of themselves they can remind themselves off when they go back home.”

She also added that, “We will also encourage them to know their condition is not the end of the world and they can come out and be successful just like myself and others.”

She rounded up by making a call on the general public to come to their aid with donations as they can’t do it all alone, donations may include; Toiletries, Insecticide spray, foodstuff, Dress, cash among others.