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Dentaa to host Benjani Mwaruwari Foundation in Zimbabwe with guest appearances by Emmanuel Adebayor, Yaya and Kolo Toure, Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha

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dentaaDentaa, award winning TV presenter, Actress, Entrepreneur,  founder of GUBA (Ghana UK Based Achievement) Awards and CEO of the PR and Marketing company ‘Speak to Dentaa’, will be organizing the launch of Benjani Mwaruwari Foundation in Zimbabwe on the 25th and 26th May 2012. Benjani Mwaruwari who currently plays for Portsmouth is building a football academy to secure future opportunities for the youth of Zimbabwe. The funds that will be raised on the night will provide access to coaching, training, mentoring and educational programs to underprivileged children between the ages 6-18 in Zimbabwe. The Launch will start with a formal Charity Dinner which will then be followed by a testimonial match taking place on May 26 at the national sports stadium in Harare. Confirmed players on the day include; Emmanuel Adebayor of Manchester City (on loan to Tottenham), Yaya and Kolo Toure of Manchester City as well as football legends such as Kanu and Jay-Jay Okocha from Nigeria. Having played major roles in the TV and radio sector and hosted prestigious events such as Miss Ghana UK and the Ghana Music Festival, Dentaa added: “Benjani Mwaruwari Foundation makes provisions for youngsters under 18 years old to help in areas of financial difficulties which are hindering their progress. Coaching youngsters locally in football and providing educational programs will help build communities and improve health within disadvantaged areas. This will be the first of its kind in Zimbabwe. The Academy will unite communities and enable talented sportsmen and women to achieve their full potential.” Dentaa is the personal manager of Ghana and Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan (currently on loan to Al Ain) who is also launching his charity foundation next year to provide clean water to remote areas in Ghana and Young Girl Child educational programs.]]>

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Joe Bamfro grabs Ghana Music Awards UK nomination

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UK-BASED Ghanaian Gospel musician, Joe Bamfro has been nominated in the Gospel Song of The Year category in the upcoming Ghana Music Awards UK(GMA UK) scheduled for October in the United Kingdom.
His song Moko Be did the trick for him and Joe Bamfro is besides himself with excitement being the first time he has ever been nominated in an awards scheme. (more…)

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Diana Hamilton, Piesie Esther, Celestine Donkor, and KobbySalm Listed For Ghana National Gospel Music Awards On August 27

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Organizers of the prestigious Ghana National Gospel Music Awards have announced a date for the most anticipated event. (more…)

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French Ambassador, Anne Sophie Avé named Development Queen, Naa Norley Owaa Oman I of Osu

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Osu Mantse, HRM Notse Professor Nii Nortey Owuo IV has bestowed an honorary title on outgoing French Ambassador, H.E. Anne Sophie Avé as the Development Queen, Naa Norley Owaa Oman I of Osu.

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Latif Abubakar returns with “5 hours With Mario” in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain

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Celebrated Playwright Latif Abubakar of Globe Productions has returned with an Adaptation of Spanish writer, Miguel Delibes’s Play “5 hours With Mario.” (more…)

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Grammy Award-Winning Reggae Band Morgan Heritage Announces Their First Full-Scale African Tour!

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The Versatile 3x Grammy Award-winning Reggae group, Morgan Heritage will perform their legendary hits and new material as they embark on their first full-scale African tour. This historic and record-breaking tour titled the “Island Vibes Africa Tour” kicks off on October 1 in Johannesburg, South Africa and will take the acclaimed performers to several nations across West, Central, East and Southern Africa over an 8-week period.

 

The tour produced and managed by RAVE, a Pan-African live events mavericks, and Morgan Heritage’s CTBC Music Group, a GRAMMY Award-winning entertainment company, will be bringing the vibe and verve of the Caribbean to blend perfectly with the celebrated sounds, colour and vibe of each country stop. Combined with world class production, seamless electronic ticketing, RFID cashless trade experience, bolstered by comprehensive health and safety protocols for large public events.

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Whilst on the road, Morgan Heritage will look to discover, interact, and collaborate with some of the freshest and biggest talents in each country to produce a collaborative album as they immerse themselves into the rich and diverse soundscapes of Africa. Morgan Heritage commented that: “Africa has always been home to us, which clearly shows in the immense support we have enjoyed over the years from the continent. This tour is our gift to our brothers and sisters at home. We look forward to entertaining every single fan in every country as we continue to strengthen the shared bonds between Africa and the Caribbean.”

Despite the challenges sometimes associated with executing big ticket events across certain parts of the continent, logistics and infrastructure gaps, including varying health and safety guidelines, RAVE’s wealth of experience will help promoters to overcome and navigate any of such complexities to enable them to create epic fan moments

Ruddy Kwakye, Executive Producer for the tour and Chief Executive Officer of RAVE commented “We look to systematize, scale, and sustain the Live Entertainment ecosystem in Sub-Saharan Africa through, innovative partnership modelling, technology resourcing and high production values; this tour will allow us to do that and deliver memorable experiences for the fans”

 

The mission of the partnership between Morgan Heritage and RAVE is to act as the spark and ignition point to bring performers, labels, promoters, and fans together to revive and scale the live touring circuit across the continent. For more Information, please visit our website: www.theislandvibestour.com

For the full list of dates:

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Cape TownSouth Africa Wednesday 5 October 2022
HarareZimbabweFriday 14 October 2022
KadomaZimbabweSaturday 15 October 2022
LilongweMalawiSaturday 22 October 2022
Addis AbabaEthiopia Saturday 29 October 2022
AccraGhanaSaturday 12 November 2022

 

Follow @IslandVibesAfrica and @morganheritage across all social media platforms to get dates, venues, ticket sales, artist lineups and more.

 

 

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GTP rebrands to a premium brand, set to train over 5,000 Ghanaian tailors

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Ghana’s first indigenous textile brand, GTP, has announced that it is set to become a premium full fashion house after 56 years of operating as a textile manufacturer. (more…)

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