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Cynthia Quarcoo announced as Keynote Speaker for 2nd Edition of the Annual Women CEOs Summit on November 9

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Founder of Africa 1 Media & CQ Legal, Cynthia Quarcoo, has been announced Keynote Speaker for the 2nd Edition of the Annual Women CEOs Summit.

The 2nd Edition of the Annual Women CEOs Summit organized by WomanRising; a flagship network of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) will open on the 9th of November at Tomriek Hotel with the Conference Keynote delivered by an outstanding woman; a Lawyer, an Entrepreneur, a Mother, a Mentor and a Survivor; Ms. Cynthia Quarcoo. With the summit theme; The Go To Woman; becoming a household name; Ms Quarcoo will touch on the subject of Business Law and Corporate Governance as essential tools for building a thriving world class business with a recognizable brand.

Ms Cynthia Quarcoo is a legal practitioner with extensive experience as a Corporate and Finance lawyer in Ghana and the United Kingdom. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of CQ Legal and Consulting, where she currently heads the Banking and finance, Energy/Power and Infrastructure Practices. Ms Quarcoo has over 15 years’ experience representing institutional clients. She is an experienced corporate/commercial and finance lawyer with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure sectors. An economics and business graduate, Cynthia’s early career as an Analyst at PriceWaterHouse Coopers has strengthened her ability to provide clients with commercially sound legal advice.

In its 2nd year, the Women CEOs Summit brings together emerging and established women entrepreneurs, professional women and business executives aspiring for global business leadership and economic dominance. This year, the theme is The Go To Woman, Becoming a Household Brand and it will feature seasoned speakers and panelists with varied experiences in law, branding, media, business, Human Resource, Public Relations, Finance and Investments.

Notable amongst the speakers and panelists are Ekow Mensah; founder & CEO of TANOE & WomanRising, Kafui Danku; Actress & CEO of ABC Pictures, Ekua Asanteba – Mensah; Media Personality and CEO of MenaCare, Edem Attipoe; Founder & Women’s Advocate of Noble Ladies of Tema West and Vera Ose-Bonsu; Founder and CEO of Start Right Infant & Child Nutrition Network (SCRINN).

Slated for the 9th of November, 2018 at Tomreik Hotel, the 2nd Women CEO Summit is indeed a conference not be missed by any women entrepreneur passionate about building a globally competitive business and brand.

More About Speaker – Cynthia Quarcoo
Cynthia has over 15 years’ experience representing institutional clients. She is an experienced corporate/commercial and finance lawyer with specialization in the energy, financial and infrastructure sectors. An economics and business graduate, Cynthia’s early career as an Analyst at PriceWaterHouse Coopers has strengthened her ability to provide clients with commercially sound legal advice.

An expert in advising firms setting up in emerging markets in Africa, she has a deep knowledge of international trade and customs law. Her experience ranges from establishing businesses and consultancies, to working with multinational firms conducting cross-border mergers, acquisitions, financing and refinancing. She also specializes in insolvency and corporate restructuring, having advised PwC on the liquidation of Ghana Airways in 2005.

Her achievements include, recognition by Chambers Global and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer within the field of ‘General Business Law (Ghana)’. (2009 – 2012 editions) and recognition as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000. She sits on the Advisory Board of Times of Africa. She is a Contributor to the World Bank’s flagship “Doing Business Project” (2007-2017), Investment Guide to Sub-Saharan Africa: ‘What Chinese Investors Need to Know’ 2011 and The International Trade Centre (Joint WTO and UN Agency), Model Contracts for Small Firms: Legal Guidance for Doing International Business 2010.

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DJ Mensah To Host Splash Pool Party

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While other parts of the country might be wet and weary this Easter festivities, East Legon is welcoming the sun and pool season is finally in full swing. That means bikinis, plenty of booze, and wild celebrations that give the rowdiest nightclubs in town a run for their money.

Whether you're a visitor or a local, pool parties are one of the most actually fun things to do in town, so plan right, pump your fist, and dip your toe in the waters of the best day clubs and pool parties this year

The place to be for hot young things looking to take a dip. Start crunching those abs now to look good in your swimwear. The forecast for the day is going to be hot.

Music provided by DJ Mensah, "A" town entertainment in collaboration with Dj Mensah brings to you the number one spot Easter pool party dub "Splash Pool Party"

With a designated dress code of bikini , sports or beach wear preferably, the event is slated for Easter Monday, 22nd April, 2019 at COCO VANILLA in East Legon, ANC mall, Accra at exactly 2:00pm till day break.

There will be lots shisha and delicious BBQ with music across all genres. Hip hop, Afrobeats, Dancehall RNB and reggae lovers will get an equal dose of their favorite playlists.

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DWASO HEMAA LAUNCHED! Winner To Get Fully Paid Trip To China And Cash.

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A brand new TV reality show, Dwaso Hemaa, targeted at celebrating the outstanding and innovative efforts of the Ghanaian woman, especially the market women has been dully launched at Mallam Atta market in Accra, under the theme - 'energy that shows'. The show will broadcast weekly on Adom TV.

The unique concept, which is a brainchild of Nubuke Media, will bring together participants from various market destinations in Ghana to exhibit various attributes for the grand winner — Dwaso Hemaa.

"Dwaso Hemaa reality TV show is not just any other TV reality show but one that seeks to bring the best quality out of our Ghanaian women especially our market women by giving them the platform to express our rich Ghanaian culture and tradition while training them to be more innovative in our world today.
We will also provide the platform for these women to share their expertise in marketing share their long years of experience and also share their unique stories as well as issues bugging them" - Esi Akpanyah, CEO of Nubuke Media.

THE SHOW
The show will begin with an auditioning from the various selected markets across the country and the selected few will go through a 13week contest which would include various tasks and each week at least one contestant will be eliminated and that will eventually lead to the crowning of a market Queen or Dwaso Hemaa .

The event will be held under the theme: “ahuoden a'ekyere ”, which will highlight and trigger conversations about women empowerment, entrepreneurship, financial freedom and investment as well as health and wellness.

Speaking to a gathering of market women at the launch, communication director for Dwaso Hemaa, Mr Kelly Ni Lartey Mensah explained that, the event is geared towards using market women as models of change. "We are highlighting on your complete strength and innovative ways of doing business to teach the next generation of women through television" - Kelly Mensah stressed.

MC for the launch, celebrated television host and media personality, Cynthia "kumkum" Timaa took the women through routines of singing and dancing before unveiling the Dwaso Hemaa logo.

The event was chaired by Godwin Avenorgbo, (veteran broadcaster and consultant) and
Grace Eyim orange queen mother at Mallam Atta market.

The 2019 #DwasoHemaa is supported by Adom TV. Auditions and main event episodes will be telecast on Adom TV.

Follow Dwaso Hemaa social media pages for more updates:
Instagram: @dwasohemaa
Twitter: @dwasohemaa
Facebook: @dwasohemaa

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Okyeame Kwame To Launch ‘Made in Ghana’ Album On April 20 At +233 Bar.

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The 'Best Rapper Alive', Okyeame Kwame will be launching his 'Made in Ghana' album on April 20, 2019 at +233 Jazz Bar and Grill.

There shall be performances from Okyeame Kwame, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Kurl songx and Ayesem.

Other artistes to perform are Feli Nuna, Afriyie, Abiana, Wulomei, the Kwan pa and Wiyaala.

The 'Made in Ghana' project is to highlight the virtues of all groups of people in Ghana across the various regions and to also encourage Ghanaians to be proud of their culture and heritage. Basically, it seeks to promote local trade and nationalism.

The songs represent the various regions in terms of concept and the artistes featured.

The music videos of the songs will showcase some tourist sites in Ghana as Kwame's contribution to marketing Ghana's tourist sites. This is part of Okyeame Kwame's resolve to promote tourism through the arts.

Already, two songs have been released off the album; the theme song 'Made in Ghana' which features KiDi and 'Bra' which he did with Wutah Afriyie.

After the album launch, music lovers will have a tastes of the other great songs on the album on the various online music stores.

Other songs on the album are Dia Tina ft Wiyaala & King Ralph, Bolgatanga Girl ft Abiana & Atongo Zimba, Yenzima ft Fancy Gadam and Nkunim ft Feli Finest & Senku.

The rest are '1956' ft Kurl Songs & Ayesem, 'Ino Be My Matter' ft. Kuami Eugene, 'Kpa' ft. Wulomei and 'Melowo' ft. Feli Nuna.

The album will also be available on Aftown.

The time for the programme is 8pm and the rate is Ghc100.
For more information, call/WhatsApp 0209515510.

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Jameson Connects Ghana: The Biggest Whiskey Experience In Accra.

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On April 27th, Jameson Connects touches down at LA Raceway! Accra will never be the same. Be prepared to vibe, bond and connect with premium gourmet junk food, interactive games, skateboard ramp, a pop-up barbershop for fresh trims while you enjoy one or two of our signature cocktails. You’ll love the Jameson and Palm Wine mix!

There’ll be musical performances from your favorite Ghanian artists and many more surprises to look forward to.

Secure your tickets before they are gone! Visit JamesonWhiskey.com for more information on how and where to purchase tickets. Hosted by Jameson Irish Whiskey, Triple distilled, twice as smooth! #JamesonConnectsGH

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