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Photos from state burial of Paapa Yankson

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[caption id="attachment_114269" align="aligncenter" width="800"]State Burila of Paapa yankson State Burila of Paapa yankson[/caption] Ghanaian highlife music icon, Paapa Yankson was given a state burial service at the Statehouse in Accra, with President Nana Akufo-Addo in attendance. The 73-year-old who had been ill for some time died in his sleep at his Dansoman residence few weeks ago. The Late Paapa Yankson was honoured at the 2017 Ghana Music Awards whiles on his wheelchair and promised to release an album until his demise.batch IMG 3085 batch IMG 3105batch IMG 3098batch IMG 3131Also present at the burial ceremony was the Minister of Creative Arts Madam Catherine Afeku, who read a tribute about the fallen oak tree. The bereaved family of late Paapa Yankson thanked the President and the Creative Arts Minister for fulfilling their promises as they paid their last respect. His popular songs include; Wiase Mu Nsem, Show Your Love, Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame, and Tena Menkyen. batch IMG 3116batch IMG 3131batch IMG 3161batch IMG 3160Profile Benjamin Paapa Kofi Yankson was born on June 22, 1944, at Winneba and for over 40 years, he’s kept highlife alive with the release of 15 albums that spurned a deluge of hit songs including ‘Wiase Mu Nsem,” Show Your Love,’ ‘Wo Yere Anaa Wo Maame,’ and ‘Tena Menkyen’ among others. He was also instrumental in the projection of music bands into critical national acclaim; the Western Diamond Band, The Gold Nuggets Band, and the Carousel Seven Band. He has lectured and performed in many countries around the world including the US, Canada, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Holland, Nigeria, Benin and the Ivory Coast. batch IMG 3118batch IMG 3120batch IMG 3123batch IMG 3153batch IMG 3139batch IMG 3165 batch IMG 3115 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LA84ST3e0BM&feature=youtu.be]]>

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GTA to Unveil ‘Feast Ghana’ to Explore the Depths of Ghanaian Cuisine

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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) is gearing up to launch an exciting initiative titled “Feast Ghana,” dedicated to celebrating the rich culinary diversity of the nation. (more…)

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I was battling Kidney Disease – Erico on Absence from music scene

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Ghanaian Gospel singer, Eric oduro, better known by the stage name Erico has recently made a surprising revelation about his absence from the music scene, attributing it to his battle with kidney disease.

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Mix Master Garzy earns “Audio Engineer of the Year” nomination at TGMA 2024

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Celebrated international record producer and sound engineer, Mix Master Garzy has been nominated at the 25th Telecel Ghana Music Awards.

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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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