I’m sorry – Moesha Boduong apologises to Ghanaians after CNN backlash

Actress and model Moesha Boduong has apologised to Ghanaians, particularly women, for offending their sensibilities following her interview with CNN.
According to her, it was not her intention to offend anyone with her generalisation of Ghanaian women in her interview with the international news outfit.
Social media was set ablaze following the actress’ comments in the interview. It generated a huge controversy on social media.
She told CNN that her motivation, just like other women in Ghana, for dating married men, is because the economy is tough.


According to her, “In Ghana, our economy is such a way that you need someone to take care of you. You can’t make enough money as a woman here. Because even when you want to get an apartment, in Ghana they take two years’ advance and I just started working where will I get money to pay?”
Stunned by Moesha’s revelation, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asked her “are you basically telling me that you are having sex with this guy to pay your rent?”
Moesha responds, “Because he can afford to take care of you. He takes care of me, my financials, my apartment, my car, my rent everything.”


Ghanaians and well-known personalities including actor John Dumelo, musician Eazzy, DKB, Lydia Forson and model Afia Odo shared varied views on the actress’ comments.

In a post on Instagram, the actress said, “Dear gh this is Moesha. I have been humbled by all that is going on and I have also learnt a lot in the last few days since the CNN video came out. I have had a lot of time to think and reflect and I APOLOGIZE TO ALL, ESPECIALLY MY AFRICAN SISTERS. I pray u all find it in your hearts to forgive me. It was definitely not my intention to offend any of you.”
“I respect all the hard working women of our beloved country and accept that some of my utterances were not a reflection of what happens in most homes. GOD works in mysterious ways and everything happens because he says so🙏🏿 Thanks for the love, pieces of advice and criticisms. GOD bless us all! The full version of the interview drops this weekend and I hope you can appreciate what I said in its entirety. Thank you. God bless you all!” she added.

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Baby Dies As Doctor Cuts Oxygen Supply Over Nonpayment Of GHC533 Bill

A nine-week-old baby boy has died at the St Gregory Hospital at Kasoa in the Central Region because his parents could not afford the cost of aiding his breathing with an oxygen machine.

Little Prosper’s parents tell Joy News a medical doctor on duty pulled the plug from the oxygen machine because they could not pay GHS533 to keep their son alive.

Hospital authorities are tight-lipped on the issue explaining they are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of the baby.

Prosper was born on January 19, 2018, fell sick and was taken to the hospital on March 5 and died three weeks later.

The baby’s mother, Sefakor, told Joy News Joojo Cobbinah, that a few weeks after the baby was born she realized he not breathing well.

According to Sefakor, after preliminary tests, the St Gregory Hospital admitted them with the intention of transferring the case to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital subsequently.

The baby was given blood and kept on the oxygen machine because he could not breathe well.

However, when it became clear the family could not pay for the cost of treatment before the intended transfer to Korle Bu, the doctor decided to take a drastic decision.

“That Saturday, the Doctor came, he ask me that I hear from my husband [about the bills] I say I didn’t hear. Then he removed the oxygen…it is too late,” Sefakor managed in the little English she could speak.

The baby’s father, Kennedy Kwao, said he chose the name ‘Prosper’ because he was hopeful that the boy will grow up to become a prosperous man. That hope, however, has been curtailed.

SOURCE: Myjoyonline.com

Exclusive!!Sherifa Gunu Due to Represent Ghana at the 2018 Afrofest in Toronto,Canada!

Multiple award winning traditional Ghanaian artiste, Sherifa Gunu is slated to represent Ghana at this year’s African Music festival, Afrofest 2018 in Toronto Canada. Afrofest is the largest free African Music Festival in North America. Afrofest ignites the spirit of African culture in the heart of Toronto, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. It seeks to share the rich and diverse expressions of African music and culture in an inclusive, vibrant and positive community festival setting. A trait that Sherifa Gunu represents through her unique genre of music. Throughout the years she has stuck to her originality as a trailblazer of traditional african music across Africa and at the world stage at large. Afrofest, presents a diverse audience and a centre stage where geneuine African musical acts is celebrated. The energy that is reminiscent of African music will definitely be felt there, and this will ultimately enhance the understanding and appreciation of the diversity Africa represents.

About Sherifa Sherifa Gunu hails from the Kingdom of Dagbon, in the Northern Region of Ghana, She was born in to a royal family, she started her music and dance career at a tender age. She became the northern Regional dance champion and the first runner up in the 1998 Embassy Pleasure, a popular national dance championship in the 1990s. She later participated in the 2003 Hiplife dance championship with the likes of King Ayisoba and Terry Bonchaka. Sherifa Gunu became the first runner up to Terry Bonchaka in the finals of the championship. In 2017, Sherifa Gunu released a new single titled Salamatu, which is also the title of her new album. She revealed that the reason for the title of the new single is recognized the uniqueness of some African names. Checkout more about her via her social media handle below: Twitter: @Sherifagunu_GH

Ghanaian-USA Signed Artiste EYOH to Release A New Hit Song!

GHANAIAN, USA signed Afro-Pop Artist SAMUEL YAW MENSAH, popularly known in showbiz as EYOH, has been hiding in the music industry for a very long time, and hes currently in Ghana and now up again and again for good.

EYOH as he is affectionately called, is a Tema based rapper,singer and a song writer, who was part of the then DR. DUNCAN ”KASAHARE” Level on both Radio and TV.

EYOH was the first artist to be signed on by a Ghanaian record lebel based in USA called ”POLA RECORDS’.

His genre of music is mainly focused on Afro-Pop,R&B,Hip-Pop and LoversRock musics.

Over a couple of years, he has been thrilling us with Singles upon Singles, which are titled; SHE KNOCKS ME, I DONT CARE produced by AmKrec, GURL OF MY DREAMS, ODOPA, DONT PUSH ME AWAY produced by MethMix, HE CONSIDERED ME and ONLY ONE ft D-CRYME.

Hes working harder and preparing to release two hit tracks this very year, FAVOURITE GIRL ft JUPITER and YOU KNOW ft our own JULIET IBRAHIM as he tours USA later in the year.

New Reality show – Brands Ambassador Africa Press Launched!!

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Brands Ambassador Africa is a PR marketing, brand communication reality show that seeks to divulge an icon who will serve as a commercial broker to restore young and dying brands to foster global socio-economic enhancement was launched in Accra on Friday, the 2nd of March 2018 at Tomreik Hotel-East Legon.

The show, a top program organized by Media Men Ghana Ltd, a media consultancy ultimately aims to interlink the social and corporate sectors, while impacting positively on its associate brands, immediate communities and charities (how). It is also to promote diligence, professionalism and excellence among young professionals to serve as a platform for displaying quality employee materials who are scouting for employers and build an outstanding trade icon for the locally produced products.

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The reality show is of essence and relevance and was birthed from the desire to reduce unemployment rate among the African youth from tertiary institutions, educate the public with regards to the difference between brand image and brand ambassador, and to give relevant knowledge to the consumer in order to inspire an informed consumer choice, healthy lifestyle and acquiring quality and value for money. It will also serve as a platform for the display of their skills and talents to make them employable to foster significant growth in Africa.

Madam Efua Jecty, the Head of Corporate Operations of the Consultancy said “It is in this vein that Media Men Ghana developed the concept of a PR/Marketing reality show to nurture ideal brand ambassadors. It is a special initiative for corporate Africa with prime focus on corporate Ghana in its first instance”.

She said the show is distinctly designed to realize the most outstanding candidate, unparalleled in “looks and competence”, to be the face and mouthpiece, as an ambassador for the associate brands, to help boost the brands’ market appeal, market value and productivity. The event’s activities are designed to ensure quality return-on-investment and productivity of its associate brands to enhance socioeconomic growth across board.

She continued by saying “Twenty-two (22) most outstanding, smart and presentable young professionals and wannabes with excellent knowledge and exceptional niche in brands communication between the ages of 18 and 35 years, with tertiary qualification or its equivalent shall be selected from 20 African countries, housed in Ghana and groomed for 13 weeks to unearth Africa’s first youth oriented Corporate Model”.

‘The 20 African countries have been grouped into four (4) zones with GHANA, BENIN, TOGO, COTE D’IVOIRE and BURKINA-FASO representing zone 1, NIGERIA, CAMEROON, GABON,

CONGO and ANGOLA representing zone 2, MALI, LIBERIA, SENEGAL, SIERRA LEONE and GUINEA representing zone 3 and SOUTH AFRICA, CONGO BRAZZAVILLE, BOTSWANA, ZAMBIA and KENYA representing zone 4,’ She said.

Meanwhile, the entire operations of this organization shall be under the supervision of a set higher body dubbed the “Supreme Counsel”, made up of selected heads of brands communication and marketing departments of sponsoring institutions.

‘The auditions will take place in two phases. Phase one comprises of 3 online (social media) dynamics or steps that will be executed by applicants on our website, Facebook and or Instagram handles. Phase two is the zonal audition and will take place in the designated countries or zone centres for each zone. The final audition for zones 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be held in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa respectively. Details of each phase will be publicized as and when necessary. In the first instance one candidate will be selected from each country with the exception of Ghana as the host country, where three candidates will be offered the opportunity to partake in the competition. After the second edition of the show, the other African countries will ballot to host the show and each year, the hosting country will have leverage thus, have the highest number of entry or contestants in-house. The main launch of this novelty will be organized in September to usher the qualified contestants into the house after the overall scouting’, she said.

Madam Jecty mentioned that the Brand Ambassador Africa winner would have a car, 12 months working contract with the major brands, a cash prize of Gh₵ 100,000.00, a fully furnished apartment for a year, a laptop, mobile phone & tablet, gets to be the host of the Brands Ambassador TV Show as well as the co-host of the next season. He or She will also manage a highly patronized online sales and marketing portal and be the cover-model for a trendy BAA magazine for the targeted industry and associate brands.

In lure of demonstrating the event’s vast and clear motive of revamping the distinct brands of Africa, the event in its inception has adopted the most promising African spirited musical brand – SHERIFA GUNU- as its major art brand, who shall be projected on all event major platforms in other to entrench the brand to elevate the spirit and ingenuity of the African art. This gesture will be accorded to every country that is privileged to play host to the Brands Ambassador Africa Reality program.

The brands to be featured on the show have been categorized into 6 main sectors namely food, water and beverage as one, media and IT as another, telco and finance as the third, real estate as the fourth, bedding and decor as the fifth and finally automobile. No two competing brands will be featured on the show as such each major brand will benefit from exclusivity’.

I’ve A Boyfriend – Selina Boateng

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Gospel musician Selina Boateng has told Nana Romeo Welele on Accra FM that she is not married but has a boyfriend. The “Alpha & Omega” singer on Friday’s edition of Accra FM’s drive time show, Nkran Kwanso orated that it is not mandatory for female gospel musicians to marry pastors.

“I don’t believe it is compulsory. Marriage is an institution God arranges so if it is His will for you to marry a pastor then fine but if it is not in the plans of God for you to marry a pastor but a business man, then that will happen.

The most important thing is that the person is the right person God has chosen for you. Somebody who can help you in life. If he is a business man and he has accepted Christ, he can help you in your music career.” She replied.

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When asked the qualities, she wants her dream man to possess, Selina Boateng said “I’m searching for someone who fears God, someone who is also looking for love and is rich because my job will need financial support before spiritual help”.

When Nana Romeo Welele, host of the drive time asked if she has a boyfriend, she answered that “yes please.” She quickly added that he is the one I’m planning to marry.

“If God accepts him, then that’s all.”

Selina who failed to mention her boyfriend’s name further asked Ghanaians to pray for their relationship to develop into marriage.