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Oge Okoye to storm Ghana for Africa Peace Festival

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Oge Okoye ghanaNollywood star actress and United Nations Peace Ambassador Oge Okoye, is set to storm Ghana this month for the Africa Peace Festival, taking place from June 30 to July 7 in Accra. Okoye, one of Nigeria and Africa’s most respected film professionals will lead series of activities including an International Peace Conference with Call for Papers, Peace Concert, Business and NGO Executives Conference, Peace Education Workshop, Youth Leadership Workshop, Exhibitions, Peace Durbar and an Africa Peace Award/Banquet, to highlight the importance of peace in the sub-region, and the need to safeguard the relatively stable environment the continent enjoys. The week-long festival is being put together by the African Centre for Peace Building (AFCOPB, and brings together over one thousand participants spread across civil society, the business community, academia, media, and diplomats from across the globe. The June 30 to July 7 event will be held at the Mensvic Hotel, East Legon, under the theme, “Promoting Global Peace through Culture of Diplomacy”. “The mission of the AFCOPB as a Ghana based Non-governmental organization (NGO) is to build peace in Ghana and Africa through conflict prevention, youth development, peace education, promotion of human rights, health and poverty reduction. AFCOPB also seeks to champion public awareness that would enable people to make peaceful and healthy decisions for themselves, their families, nations and the continent,” says AFCOPB executive director Korsi Senyo. The festival is being organized in partnership with Global Educators for All Initiatives, Nigeria, Metissia Arts, Germany, Uniting for Peace-UK, Climax Travel and Tours-Nigeria, Compassionate Journeys-USA, with support from over 30 organizations across the globe including the Ministry of Tourism-Ghana, Music for Peace-Switzerland, Peace for People-Nepal, among other corporate bodies. Born in London, United Kingdom, Okoye is a Theatre Arts graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University. With numerous film titles to her credit, Okoye is about one of Africa’s best screen personalities. A warmth and affable fellow, who has great respect for mankind, Okoye’s exploits earned her a United Nations Ambassadorial role this year. As a UN ambassador, she joins hands with other domestic and international ambassadors to propagate national and world peace through her actions and words. An amazing actress with an unmatched in-depth knowledge of her craft, Okoye’s ability to interpret her roles with so much dexterity and poise has placed her among the best rated actresses in Africa. Her visit to Ghana, a familiar territory where she enjoys a commendable level of respect amongst other movie professionals, is sure to make the needed impact. “We are hopeful that at the end of this week-long event, we would have impacted positively on society, and also, managed to get our message across,” says Gilbert Boakye Nhyira, PR Consultant to the festival. “There is no doubt Oge Okoye’s inclusion, will surely get us results,” he added.]]>

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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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