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Idris Elba eyes a Nelson Mandela role?

According to sources, the star of ‘The Wire’, Idris Elba is being lined up to star as Nelson Mandela in an “official” biopic of the former South African leader. The actor of Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean has reportedly taken on the role, with movie blog Flickering Myth quoting ‘reliable sources’ that a deal is close […]

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Idris ElbaAccording to sources, the star of ‘The Wire’, Idris Elba is being lined up to star as Nelson Mandela in an “official” biopic of the former South African leader. The actor of Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean has reportedly taken on the role, with movie blog Flickering Myth quoting ‘reliable sources’ that a deal is close to being finalised.

As well as The Wire, Elba currently stars as BBC crime thriller Luther, and his movie credits include 28 Weeks Later, American Gangster and Obsessed. He recently expressed an interest in taking over the role of James Bond from Daniel Craig.

Previous actors to play Mandela on the big screen include Terrence Howard in Winnie and Morgan Freeman in Invictus. Before Elba’s name came up, actors including Will Smith and Denzel Washington had been linked to the iconic role. Production on the film is expected to begin in 2012.

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‘Miss AI!’ The world’s first artificial intelligence beauty pageant announced

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The world’s first artificial intelligence beauty pageant has been announced – proving AI is not only the future, but can also help society move back in time. (more…)

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Dumsor: Board members of ECG fined Ghc5.8m for failing to notify public of power outages

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Board members of the Electricity Company of Ghana in office between 1 January to 18 March 2024 have until 30th May 2024 to pay GHS5,868,000.00 after the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) fined them for non-compliance. (more…)

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Elon Musk confirms plans to Implement Fees for Posts by New X Users

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Elon Musk, the owner of social media platform, X (formally Twitter) has disclosed plans to charge new users for posting on the platform.
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Kofi Kinaata set to release debut EP “Kofi oo Kofi”

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Multiple award-winning Ghanaian Highlife musician, Martin King Arthur, professionally known as Kofi Kinaata is poised to make waves in the music industry with the release of his highly anticipated debut EP, “Kofi oo Kofi.”
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MUSIGA to Host GH Music Festival every December

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The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) has announced plans to host a grand Ghana Music Festival every December, marking a significant milestone in the country’s vibrant music scene. (more…)

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25th TGMA: Changes Made To Nomination lists

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The board of the Telecel Ghana Music Awards (TGMA) has made some adjustments to the nomination lists following a one-week window for errors and omissions. (more…)

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