Friday, February 26, 2021

Court commits comedian Funny Face to psychiatric hospital

Popular Ghanaian comedian, Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng, popularly known as Funny Face has been committed to the Accra psychiatric hospital for two weeks by an Accra Circuit Court. The Ofaakor Circuit Court presided by...

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti nominated for 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has published 16 nominees for its 2021 class of inductees, and on the list is Afrobeat originator Fela Anikulapo-Kuti who has been eligible for some time and...

Olympics chief steps down over sexism row

The head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee has resigned after he was criticised for making "inappropriate" remarks about women. Yoshiro Mori, 83, was quoted as saying women talk too much and that meetings with...

Veteran actor Emmanuel Kojo Dadson dies aged 68

Veteran Ghanaian actor Emmanuel Kojo Dadson has died at 68. Information gathered by starrfm.com.gh indicates that he died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Wednesday, February 10, while undergoing dialysis for kidney issues. Kojo Dadson, who...

3Music Awards returns with ‘Artiste of the Year’ & other new categories

3Media Networks, organisers of the annual 3Music Awards today announced the adoption and renaming of some categories including its Music Man of the Year category to Artiste (MVP) of the Year. The new categories and...

Investigators to reveal probable cause in Kobe Bryant copter crash

According to a report from TMZ, the National Transportation Safety Board, the federal agency that is investigating the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash has announced that they will be having a Livestream open to the...

Sarkodie, Sister Derby Reward Fans in Malta Guinness Campaign

Hip-life superstar Sarkodie and Alt-music sensation Sister Derby have in collaboration with Malta Guinness awarded six (6) of their fans in the brand’s on-going “Enjoy a World of Goodness” campaign.  The six winners won two...

Film awards 2021: The 21 contenders to watch

Now the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild have unveiled their nominations and Bafta has revealed its longlists, this year's delayed awards season is well under way. Oscar voting begins a month from now. So...

Watch Me rapper charged with murdering his cousin

Rapper Silento has been arrested and charged with the murder of his cousin. DeKalb County Police Department confirmed that Silento, real name Ricky Hawk, was arrested on 1 February after his cousin, Frederick Rooks, was...

‘Visionary’ music producer Sophie dies aged 34

Sophie, the Grammy-nominated experimental pop musician and producer, has died aged 34 following a "sudden accident" in Athens. The Glasgow-born artist worked with the likes of Madonna and Charli XCX. In a statement, Sophie's management said...

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