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Media and Broadcasting Awards 2013 Full list of nominations

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Ameyaw Debrah at GUBA AwardsGod has surely been good to me this year, as I have picked up 3 awards already. Well, I just received another nod in the Media and Broadcasting Awards 2013 nominations released today. I have been nominated in a very competitive category for New Media Practitioner of the Year. Nominees List: 1. Media Entrepreneur of the Year – This award will go to the media entrepreneur who has demonstrated exceptional media entrepreneurship skills in 2013. Criteria includes the adoption of best practices for media businesses, the introduction of innovative business models that are ethical, creation of high value jobs, the provision of resources to support high quality media and broadcasting, investment in capacity building and training for media practitioners among others. 1. Mr. Kwesi Twum (Multimedia Group) 2. Mr. Osei Kwame Despite (Despite Group of Companies) 3. Mrs. Stella Wilson -Agyapong (Kencity Media) 4. Mr. Edward Boateng (Global Media Alliance) 2. Radio Programme of the Year – This award will be presented to the radio programme that makes the most measurable contribution to specific social causes. The winning radio programme is identified as the force behind a high-impact social change. 1. Nsem Pii (Happy FM) 2. Super Morning Show (Joy FM) 3. Kokroko (Peace FM) 4. Boiling Point (Oman FM) 3 3. Television Programme of the Year – This award will be presented to the television programme that makes the most measurable contribution to specific social causes. The winning television programme is identified as the force behind a high-impact social change. 1. Good Evening Ghana (Metro TV) 2. The Stand Point (GTV) 3. The Challenge (GH One) 4. News 360 (TV3) 4. New Media Practitioner of the Year – This award will be presented to an exceptional blogger or online journalist whose work made the most significant contribution to society in 2013. The winning journalist would have leveraged the internet and social media to educate, inform or entertain in a unique way. 1. Ameyaw Debrah (ameyawdebrah.com) 2. Adventuresfrom.com 3. Ato Kwamina Dadzie (atokd.com) 4. Kajsa Hallberg Adu (kajsaha.com) 5. General News Media House of the Year – The General News Media House of the Year will be the Media House with the most complete and comprehensive coverage of news from around the country. This Media House will have provided the most varied and accurate news content in the year under review. 1. Daily Graphic 2. TV3 3. Peace FM 4. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation 4 6. Print Media House of the Year – This award will be presented to the print media house that focused the spotlight on pertinent national issues with a view to inform, educate and cause action. 1. The Finder 2. Daily Graphic 3. Ghanaian Times 4. Daily Guide 7. Radio Broadcaster or Practitioner of the Year – This award will be presented to a Broadcaster or Practitioner who most positively used radio to influence society in 2013 whilst using radio to educate, inform and mobilize action on the nation’s most pressing issues. 1. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Joy FM) 2. Bernard Avle (Citi FM) 3. Kwami Sefa Kayi (Peace FM) 4. Wisdom Agbodza (Nyansa Boakwa) (Happy FM) 8. Television Broadcaster or Practitioner of the Year – This award will be presented to a Broadcaster or Practitioner who most positively used television to influence society in 2013 whilst using television to educate, inform and mobilize action on the nation’s most pressing issues. 1. Odelia Ofori (TV3 News) 2. Gifty Anti (The Stand Point) 3. Paul Adom Otchere (Good Evening Ghana) 4. Randy Abbey (Good Morning Ghana) 5 9. Print Journalist of the Year – This award will be presented to a journalist who most positively used print media to influence society in 2013 whilst using print media to educate, inform and mobilize action on the nation’s most pressing issues. 1. William Asiedu (The Mirror Newspaper) 2. Mabel Aku Baneseh (Daily Graphic) 3. Cephas Larbi (Daily Guide) 4. Edmund Kofi Yeboah (Daily Graphic) 10. Radio Station of the Year – This award will recognise the radio station that made the most significant contribution to national development. Quality of programmes, relevance of issues reported and causes canvassed for, quality and accuracy of news, among others will form the basis of selection. 1. Joy FM 2. Citi FM 3. Oman FM 4. Peace FM 11. Television Station of the Year – This award will recognise the television station that made the most significant contribution to national development. Quality of programmes, relevance of issues reported and causes canvassed for, quality and accuracy of news, among others will form the basis of selection. 1. Viasat One 2. TV3 3. Metro TV 4. GTV 6 12. Media Practitioner of the Year – This award will be presented to the overall best Media Practitioner in 2013. This is MaBA’s most prestigious individual award. Comes with a cash Prize of $500.00 1. Ransford Tetteh (Daily Graphic) 2. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (Joy FM) 3. Kwami Sefa Kayi (Peace FM) 4. Gifty Anti (The Stand Point) 13. Media Organisation of the Year – This award will be presented to the overall best media or broadcasting organisation in 2013. This is MaBA’s most prestigious award for organisations. Comes with a cash prize of $500.00 1. Viasat One 2. Graphic Communications Group 3. TV3 4. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation 7 SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORIES Environment Award – This award will go to the Media House that has done the most outstanding work on environmental issues; providing education, and pushing for action on pressing environmental issues. 1. TV3 2. Adom FM 3. GTV 4. Junior Graphic Arts, Culture & Entertainment Award – This award will be presented to the Media House that has done the most outstanding work in the area of arts, culture and entertainment in the year under review. 1. TV3 – Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2. YFM – Area Codes 3. e.TV – Panorama 4. TV Africa – Promoting African Values Social & Gender Award – This award will go to the Media House that has done the most work on social and gender issues. 1. Ghana Television for the Stand Point 2. Daily Graphic for its Gender Column 3. Happy FM for Mass Wedding 4. JOY FM – Bridal Show Democracy & Governance Award – The recipient will be a Media House whose work has made the most significant contribution to deepening democracy and promoting good governance within the year. 1. Daily Graphic (Reportage on Election Petition Hearing) 2. GTV (Coverage of Election Petition Hearing) 3. Metro TV (Good Morning Ghana) 4. GTV (Talking Point) CSR Award – This will go to the Media House with the best participation and significant impact in any community or project through its Corporate Social Responsibility programmes. 1. Joy FM (Easter Soup Kitchen) 2. e.TV Ghana (Helping Little Maame Akua Siaw) 3. Viasat One (Right to Dream) 4. Citi FM (Easter Orphan Project)]]>

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There’s nothing wrong with creatives endorsing political parties – Akofa Edjeani

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Veteran Ghanaian actress, Akofa Edjeani has asserted that there is no issue with creatives endorsing and aligning themselves with a specific political party. (more…)

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Director Hafiz works with American Superstar ‘NEYO’ on ‘2 Million Secrets’

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Director Hafiz works with American Superstar ‘NEYO’ on ‘2 Million Secrets’ A directorial debut for American singer/ songwriter and performer Neyo, released on Friday 14th June, 2024. This is brand new song coupled with a music film titled ‘2 Million Secrets’

Directed by Neyo himself, co-directed by Christian Gilchrist, this film stares actress Deborah Ayorinde who plays the lead girl. This mini-movie was lensed by legendary British Director of Photography Arran Green.

Renowned Ghanaian Filmmaker, Salifu Abdul Hafiz who was privileged to work in the technical department of this project took to his instagram to express joy and gratitude for the opportunity to work on this high profile project.

He wrote: My first set in the UK happens to be one for the legendary @neyo ‘2Million Secrets’ OUT NOW!
Such a humbling experience. Thank you to my boss @arrangreen and the entire amazing team. Love forever inked 🙏🏽
Salifu Abdul Hafiz, widely known as Director Hafiz, has spent the past decade collaborating with some of the most prestigious brands, institutions, and celebrities worldwide. His impressive portfolio includes work with stars like Usher, Mr. Eazi, FuseODG, Idris Elba, Sarkodie, King Promise, and JoeBoy, to Mention a few, as well as organizations such as USAID, UN-IFAD, BBC, the Ban Ki-Moon Centre, and Global Citizens.

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As the founder of Digital Creative Media, Director Hafiz has led his team in delivering projects showcased on major global platforms, including BBC, the World Economic Forum, CNN, France24, and the World Climate Summit.

In an interview, the globe-trotting filmmaker expressed his excitement for the future, hinting at more international productions in the works. “This is just the beginning,” he said. “I’m thrilled about our upcoming projects. I see myself as an ambassador for our beloved Ghana, and my team and I are committed to raising the Ghanaian flag high.”

Director Hafiz also revealed plans for his annual workshop (Fine Cinematics Workshop), designed to give back to the community by educating current filmmakers and empowering the next generation.

“Additionally, Neyo and I have something exciting in the pipeline. Stay tuned and be the first to see it. Connect with me on Instagram @directorhafiz Thank you!”

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Following his recent accolades in the USA for a short film, Director Hafiz continues to collaborate with top talents like Neyo, further cementing his reputation and flying the Ghanaian flag high.

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Faith Collective Announces “The Kingdom World Tour – featuring Maverick City and Kirk Franklin” in Ghana

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The renowned Faith Collective is thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated “The Kingdom World Tour” will be coming to Ghana. In partnership with Culture Management Group Gospel, this monumental event is set to take place on August 18th, 2024.

The Kingdom World Tour – featuring Maverick City and Kirk Franklin, promises an unforgettable experience filled with worship, praise, and spiritual upliftment.
This event marks a significant occasion for gospel music fans in Ghana, as it brings together one of the most dynamic and influential groups in the genre.

Event Details:
• Date: August 18th, 2024
• Venue: To be announced
• Tickets: Available on https://www.kingdomworldtour.com

In collaboration with Culture Management Group Gospel, this event aims to foster a deeper connection within the gospel music community and inspire attendees through a night of worship and celebration.

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Kingdom World Tour has already made waves in several countries, and the Ghana event is expected to draw a large crowd of dedicated fans and newcomers alike. The venue will be announced soon, with details on how to purchase tickets available on kingdomworldtour.com

Instagram : @Faith_collective
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Nigerian Eye at 15 : Nanahemaa Awindor, Victoria Michaels, Juliet Ibrahim,Dzifa Gray Honoured

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The British Council Auditorium in Ghana played host to the 15th-anniversary celebration of Nigerian Eye Newspaper on June 13, 2024. The event, themed “Trade Conundrum: Expanding Understanding of the ECOWAS Module as Catalyst to Prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa,” brought together key stakeholders from Nigeria and Ghana to discuss trade and economic relations between the two nations.

The event featured keynote speakers from both countries, including representatives from the Nigerian High Commission and the government of Ghana. The auditorium was filled with dignitaries, business leaders, and individuals from various sectors, all gathered to celebrate the milestone achievement of Nigerian Eye Newspaper.

The highlight of the event was the presentation of awards to deserving individuals who have made significant contributions to building bridges between Nigeria and Ghana. The Bridge Builders Award category recognized Nigerians and Ghanaians who have made efforts to bridge the gap between the two nations, particularly through the creative economy.

Notable individuals who received the Bridge Builders Award include Ghana-Nigeria’s top model, Victoria Michaels, who has been championing education projects and mentoring youths in Ghana and Nigeria. Other recipients include creative economy entrepreneurs Dzifa Gray and Juliet Ibrahim, who have contributed to the growth of the Nigerian creative economy sector.

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The Changemaker Awards were presented to individuals making a difference in their communities. Recipients include Nanahemaa Obaapa Awindor, a development enthusiast whose healthcare work has impacted communities in Nigeria and Ghana, and Hon. Ifeanyi Abaekwume, founder of Earth Conscience Ltd and Hon.Archibold Cobbina the MCE of Ayawaso West Assembly.

Other awardees include Dr. Bayo Albert Asaolu, President of All Nigeria Community Ghana; Dr.Ijeomah Arodiogbu,Mr. Jouvence Babagbeto, founder of Eagle Vision Institute; Dr. Emma Okeson, CEO of Citylight Ghana Ltd; and Hon. Tochukwu Okere, Diaspora Affairs Committee Chairman at the Nigeria 10th National Assembly as well as Mr.Horthman the CEO of Asuogyaman Company Ltd Ghana. The Nigeria High Commission was also specially recognised with a Hero of Diplomacy Award for their support to Nigerian Community in Ghana

The event ended with a call to action for increased collaboration and trade between Nigeria and Ghana, with a focus on the ECOWAS module as a catalyst for prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Joe Mettle Urges Team Eternity and Kwame Mickey to Resolve ‘Defe Defe’ Conflict Amicably

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I went to university without SHS education- Joe Mettle recounts struggles

Contemporary Ghanaian gospel artiste, Joe Mettle has called for Team Eternity Ghana and Kwame Mickey to come to a peaceful resolution regarding the copyright infringement dispute over the song ‘Defe Defe’. (more…)

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I’m no longer motivated by charts, sales – Beyoncé

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Multiple award-winning American singer, Beyonce has disclosed that she is no longer driven by charts and commercial achievements. (more…)

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