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Femi Kuti to join Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Usher to call for an end to extreme poverty at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

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mail 2Four-time Grammy Award nominee and Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti will join other global stars this December at the Global Citizen Festival to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday anniversary and call for an end to extreme poverty across the world. The Global Citizen Festival rallies musicians, politicians and thought leaders to influence citizens on a global scale and take actions that influence government policies. The festival hopes to inspire social activism leveraging a combination of celebrities using their star power, global leaders publicly committing to make a difference and youths gathering together for an exciting experience. Femi Kuti will perform alongside other international music acts like Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Chris Martin, Pharrell Williams, Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage and others. The festival which will takes place at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 2nd of December also features other global figures such as media mogul Oprah Winfrey who will deliver the keynote address for the event which will be hosted by Naomi Campbell, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Tyler Perry and Forest Whitaker. The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 serves as the culmination of Global Citizen’s year-long collaboration with the House of Mandela on the Be the Generation campaign; inspired by the revered former leader of South Africa and his lifelong dedication to rallying people together to use their collective voices to speak for the most marginalized people. The campaign aims to raise $1 billion for initiatives working to end global hunger, increase access to good nutrition for adolescent girls, reduce HIV/AIDS transmission rates, advocate for quality education, provide funding for women’s health, ensure access to clean water and safe sanitation worldwide and more. According to Femi Kuti who recently hosted the French President, Emmanuel Macron at his New Afrika Shrine in Lagos, “The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is a great opportunity to use the emotive power of music to draw attention to the issue of extreme poverty globally. I look forward to joining the shining lights of this generation to inspire citizens and governments to end this”]]>

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The premiere of the most anticipated Ghanaian crime action thriller; The Agency, postponed to December 2

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We wish to officially announce that Ghana’s most anticipated crime action thriller, The Agency, initially scheduled to premiere on October 1, 2022, has been postponed to December 2, 2022.

This difficult decision became necessary due to some challenges, including a planned renovation by Silverbird Cinemas, commencing two days after the premiere of The Agency movie and lasting about a week. Meaning that subsequent showings of The Agency in the cinema would have to be suspended for the entire duration of the renovation. From a business perspective, this is not prudent as a break in screening would water down the impact we anticipate audience reviews after the premiere will make, while potentially affecting revenue as well. Hence, the need to postpone to a more suitable date.

In considering suitable dates, we had to ensure that the new date was not set too close to or on the same day as any major local or international event and or movie releases. This is also important because it can adversely affect our premiere. After extensive consultations and careful consideration, it became clear that The Agency should premiere in December.

Coincidentally, the National Film Authority called on Cine-God Studios to discuss the Ghana Cinema Week slated for December 2022. The ten (10) day event seeks to revive the Ghanaian cinema culture by encouraging Ghanaians to watch Ghanaian films at various venues across the country. By supporting and participating in this initiative, we get a golden opportunity to access more screens; which means we get to bring the The Agency movie closer to more film lovers across Ghana faster than we initially scheduled.

In all, we believe that this postponement provides an opportunity for us to entertain film lovers without compromising on returns for our investor; a win-win situation.

The Agency is a crime-action thriller movie which tells the story of a very powerful government security agency, which was formed to handle the government’s top-secret operations but which gets corrupted under the leadership of a highly connected female government appointee who uses the agency for back-door business dealings, hence, causing the emergence of a group of highly skilled individuals to embark on a self-sanctioned perilous mission to end the corruption and abuse. It was Executive produced by Amin Ramart and directed by Abu Iddris.

We therefore take the opportunity to apologize for any inconveniences caused and encourage the public to turn out in their numbers on December 2, 2022 for the premiere at Silverbird Cinemas (Accra Mall and West Hills mall) and subsequent showings at venues near them.

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Popular Musicians with just 1 hit song are not talented – Obibini Takyi Junior (OTJ) fires

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Fast-rising Ghanaian musician, Obibini Takyi Jnr has disclosed that popular Ghanaian musicians with just one hit songs are untalented. (more…)

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Nova Blaq’s new EP “Crime of Passion” set for September 16 release

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 Nova Blaq seems to have been packing some serious heat these past months and is set to unleash his debut EP come September 16.

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BNXN says Swedish lady who leaked a bedroom video with him has been arrested for blackmail

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Nigerian singer, Daniel Benson, popularly known as BNXN, has finally spoken out after a Swedish lady leaked his nude and bedroom tape of them together. (more…)

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First wife of Botswana polygamous pastor says we shouldn’t be quick to bash her husband

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Kagiso, the first wife of a popular polygamous pastor from Botswana, Seraki Kemmonye Seraki, has said people should not bash her husband for taking a second wife, Mpho. (more…)

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Wendy Shay Set To Drop ‘Enigma’ EP Following Her ‘Survivor’ From Heartbreak

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Award-winning Ghanaian songstress, Wendy Addo, who is popularly called Wendy Shay is set to drop her first EP titled ‘Enigma’.A simple search of the meaning of ‘Enigma’ in any dictionary brings up the meaning; ‘a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand,’ which is to suggest that Wendy Shay is about to tell the story of how difficult it is for people to understand her unorthodox brand. (more…)

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