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Delasi: LIVE! On October 20th At Alliance Francaise, Accra

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Nicknamed an “ambassador of modern African music” (beehype), Ghanaian singer/songwriter, Delasi brings to the stage his signature African rhythm fused with Hiphop and Soul. His smooth rich voice and music themes will draw you into his introspective world.

Delasi’s many talents manifest in prophetic and conscious artistry ranging from energetic performances, youth development workshops, community activism, and, most importantly, his music. However, his social and political consciousness extends beyond his music. He has served as guest lecturer at the University of Ghana, gave voice to local Accra youth to write and perform songs about the issues impacting their lives through the “Unheard Voices” project, and led similar workshops in Kenya through the US Department of State.

His most recent project, #ThoughtJourney, is a fusion of traditional Ewe music, soul, and hip-hop from the modern African male consciousness that has been hailed by Afropop Worldwide, Pulse, and Up Nairobi, among others. He has also performed on international stages including the HIFA Festival in Zimbabwe and the Arbeitsamt Sommerfest in Berlin. He recently completed a month long plus art residency in Morocco where he performed at the Alhaouz Festival.

On the Saturday, 20th October 8pm, he will be performing live at Alliance Francaise Accra and will be supported by the funky Ghanaian trio Senku band. Also performing will be the Songstress Yaaba ‘Girl with the Golden Voice’ and Ghana’s gifted trumpeter and saxophonist Peter Somuah.

Brace yourself for a night of delectable music!
Rate: GHC 30.00 for Adults, GHC 15.00 for AF students and Cultural Members. Free for children under 16yrs.

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Joyce Blessing To Headline Power of Praise Concert In Chicago

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Ghanaian Based international Gospel musician Joyce Blessing is implausibly doing great with her ministry and musical career as far as 2018 is concerned.

The multi award winning gospel minister has been touring the United States of America and Canada for the past few months to Augment her ministry and promote her current “I swerve you” hit song.

Joyce Blessing recently headlined a successful concert in Toronto dubbed “Joyce Blessing Live in Concert on 3rd November. The concert according to Canadian residents, turned out to be the biggest Gospel event ever held by a Ghanaian based Gospel artiste in Canada.

The.” I Swerve You ” crooner is again ready to bless lives with her ministration as she is set to headline another event in Chicago dubbed the “Annual Power of Praise”. The 3-day event will host Christians in Chicago at the Church of Pentecost USA Inc.from 23rd November to Sunday, 25th November. The likes of Chicago based Gospel singers Herty Winner, Chicago Central Choir, Greater North Choir, Sophia Mcakeown Revival Choir, Christ Oases Power Choir, Living Comfort Choir and more will also minister at the annual power of Praise concert.

The Zylofon Music signee is currently buzzing with her newly unleashed worship song titled “Onyankopon” (God)

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Eshun Brings UN Headquarters, Geneva Alive With Her Performance.

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Ethel Eshun, known as eShun, a Ghanaian singer and performer yesterday, Wednesday 14th November, 2018 gave a powerful performance at the UN Headquarters, Geneva in Switzerland.

The only African who was billed to perform at the high profiled event also gave a brief speech on the Statelessness issue from the African perspective. She then performed songs like Akyia, I Want, Someone Loves Me among others, but the climax was when she performed her song, ”I Belong” the song she composed to address the phenomena called “statelessness”.

The event was well attended and including attendees were the High Commissioner Filippo Grandi and a formerly stateless woman Artee who lives in Thailand.

Statelessness is a situation where a person is denied his or her nationality. It is estimated that at least 10 million people are stateless worldwide: they are not considered as nationals by any State under the operation of its law. They often aren’t allowed to go to school, see a doctor, get a job, open a bank account, buy a house or even get married.

eshun upon return will release the official music video for her latest hit song Akyia this November.

Below are more pictures and videos from her performance.

 

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Kafui Dey, John Kumah, Antoine Mensah, Afia Pokua, Sam George And Others Impact At TMN’s Communication Workshop ’18.

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The 2018 edition of The Michel Nkansah (TMN) communication workshop 101 came off over the weekend at the central university college and gathered hundreds of youthful people with the passion for public speaking and communication.

The four (4) hours intensive workshop was marked with interesting activities that keep the audience participation afloat while learning and listening was with rapt attention. Speakers for the event touched on divers topics that are all pointed to aiding young people break the silence, become apt communicators and to access the numerous opportunities available to benefit them grow.

The Kwesi Omega hosted event which started promptly on time saw speakers billed for the event take their turn to engage the gathering. Renowned media personality and the father of MC’s Kafui Dey who kicked off proceedings touched on the topic, “How to MC any event” and received tones of audience engagement during the question and answers session.

John Kumah who is CEO of National Entrepreneurship And innovation Plan (NEIP) engaged on the topic, “Government support for Entrepreneurs”, after him was Afia Pokua (Vim Lady) of Multimedia who charged participants not to wait for life to happen while Programs manager for Live Fm, Antoine Mensah walked audience through the secrets of Public Speaking.

Nana Asaase inching to the close of the workshop made audience understand the world using poetry while Hon. Sam George helped us know how to build a broken state and awakened the seemingly dying patriotism in the youthful minds gathered.

The Speakers at the end of the workshop were giving citations by organizers as an emblem of appreciation as they dished out time from their busy schedule to impact knowledge. Participants at the end of the workshop were full of praise as they shared their excitement and contentment to have been able to learn from top-notch speakers as such.

Ready yourself for the 2019 edition if you missed out on this years which was sponsored by Flexi pay, Ghud music, Hyperactive GH, City Broadcast, Cele’s closet, George Britton, Talc Ghana and with support partnership from Central University SRC and African Young Leaders Alliance.

 

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MTN Heroes Of Change Season (5) Five Launched; Here Is All You Need To Know.

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The MTN Ghana foundation yesterday in a plush, but short ceremony which was held at the MTN House – Ridge launched the season five (5) of the MTN heroes of Change with a refined zeal to touch life and change destinies.

The two new categories from last year made up of media personalities and houses, musicians, actors and sports personalities which saw two people rewarded for their contribution to society still holds.

The CEO of MTN Ghana Mr. Selorm Adadevoh during his speech before the launch made it known heroes are not big as we perceive in our minds, but seemingly small acts of kindness, small acts of support and small acts of help that makes heroes. 

”Seemingly small acts of kindness, small acts of support and small acts of help, that’s all MTN heroes of change is about, there are people out there in small communities who had absolutely nothing but just out of share will to help, they find a way to help and support others. Thus, our vision as MTN to impact social change weather by money or not. But it’s the will of change that’s is really important. This why we support and continue to support the MTN heroes of change.” Shared by CEO of MTN Ghana Mr. Selorm Adadevoh.

Nominations for this year’s are open from Wednesday 14th November, 2018 to 11:59pm on Friday 18th January, 2019 with the following criteria for Selections stated below; 

Health – dedication to the enhancement of human health in Ghana, Economic Empowerment – commitment to capacity building and economic empowerment in Ghana and Education – helping to improve literacy and/or increase access to education in Ghana.

Our three-member jury made up of Albert Ocran, an international motivational speaker and author, Dr Doris Yaa Dartey, a communications Consultant and Columnist, and Sydney Caseley – Hayford, a Business and financial analyst and columnist who are tasked with the herculean task to sieve and select the well-deserving nominees has been maintained.

After sieving, a shortlist of 10 nominees and their projects will be showcased on TV over a 13-week period, and an independent panel of Judges will select three category winners and an ultimate 2018 MTN Hero of Change.

The 2018 MTN Hero of Change will receive project support of GHC100, 000 while the other three selected will also receive monetary rewards. 

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