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Catherine Afeku removed from Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts

Catherine Afeku is no more the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts. The Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency was changed as the minister for the sector in president Akufo Addo’s second reshuffle after he became a president in 2017. Catherine Afeku in a press statement from the Jubilee House has been appointed as the Minister […]

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Catherine Afeku is no more the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts.

Catherine Afeku removed from Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts
Catherine Afeku removed from Ministry for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts

The Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency was changed as the minister for the sector in president Akufo Addo’s second reshuffle after he became a president in 2017.

Catherine Afeku in a press statement from the Jubilee House has been appointed as the Minister of State at the Office of the President, assigned to the Office of the Senior Minister.

The statement signed by Eugene Arjun, Director of Communication at the Jubilee House read;

“28th February, 2019

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For Immediate Release

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO MAKES CHANGES TO HIS GOVERNMENT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has made the following changes to the composition of his government, with immediate effect:

  1. Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Member of Parliament for Prestea Huni-Valley constituency and former Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, is now the Minister-designate for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts;
  2. Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih is now Upper West Regional Minister-designate. The former Regional Minister, Sulemana Alhassan, has been reassigned;
  3. Hon. Catherine Afeku, Member of Parliament for Evalue-Ajomoro-Gwira constituency and former Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, is now a Minister of State at the Office of the President, assigned to the Office of the Senior Minister;
  4. Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo, Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North constituency and former Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, is now Deputy Minister for Education;
  5. Hon. Freda Prempeh, Member of Parliament for Tano North constituency and former Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, is now Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection;
  6. Hon. Barbara Ayisi Asher, Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North constituency and former deputy Minister for Education, is now Deputy Minister for Works and Housing;
  7. Hon. Naana Eyiah, Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central constituency, is now Deputy Minister-designate for Lands and Natural Resources;
  8. Hon. Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, Member of Parliament for Gomoa West constituency, is now Deputy Minister-designate for Health;
  9. Hon. Yaw Afful, Member of Parliament for Jaman South, is now Deputy Minister-designate for Aviation.

President Akufo-Addo is hopeful that Parliament will expedite the vetting of the Minister-designate for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, the Regional Minister-designate for Upper West, as well as the deputy Ministers-designate for Aviation, Lands and Natural Resources, and Health so they can assume their respective offices as quickly as possible.

Eugene Arhin

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GHANA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS USA

The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA is proud to announce that it will be honoring seven outstanding individuals in the Ghanaian entertainment industry at this year’s event. The 2024 awards ceremony, scheduled for July 6th at the Merkin Hall Theatre, Kauffman Music Center in New York, will recognize the significant contributions of ace musician Prince Bright of Buk-Bak fame, renowned TV and radio host Deloris Frimpong Manso, popularly known as Delay, celebrated music producer & sound engineer Jay Q, ace radio broadcaster Doreen Andoh, and US-based Ghanaian talents MC Papa Links, DJ E Love, and DJ Prince Paul.

Prince Bright, known for his influential role in the music duo Buk-Bak, has been a pivotal figure in the Ghanaian music scene for decades. His contributions have helped shape the sound and direction of modern Ghanaian music.

Delay, a household name in Ghana, has made remarkable strides as a TV and radio host. Her impactful interviews and shows have set new standards in the media industry, making her one of the most respected and influential media personalities in the country.

Jay Q, a legendary music producer and sound engineer, has been instrumental in producing some of Ghana’s biggest hits. His innovative production techniques and dedication to quality have earned him a place among the elite in the music production field.

Doreen Andoh, a highly esteemed radio broadcaster, has been a trailblazer in the media industry for over 2 decades. Her compelling voice and engaging style have captivated audiences for years, earning her a distinguished place in Ghanaian media.

MC Papa Links, DJ E Love, and DJ Prince Paul FSRDJ have each made significant impacts in the entertainment scenes within the Ghanaian diaspora in the US. Their contributions to music and entertainment have fostered a vibrant cultural exchange and brought Ghanaian music to a broader audience.

The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA is thrilled to honor these extraordinary talents for their exceptional contributions to the Ghanaian entertainment industry. Their dedication and hard work have not only elevated their respective fields but also inspired countless others.

Tickets to the event can be purchased now via https://bit.ly/GEAWARDS. Voting is currently underway, so fans and supporters are encouraged to participate in the process by visitingwww.ghentawards.com/vote.

About GEA USA: The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA was established to showcase the achievements of Ghanaian creatives and entertainers who excel in their fields both in Ghana and the diaspora. The event brings together industry professionals and fans to celebrate the rich culture and talents of Ghana.

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GEA USA Press Office Accra Email: [email protected]

For more information, follow GEA USA on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @geawardsusa.

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