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Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi Talks The Falling Powers In Her Historical Masterpiece “Africa And The African”

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Readers around the world are gearing for the release of “Africa And The African,” a sensation piece, written by Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi, the African author who has taken her non-fictional masterpieces to a new height, rocking shoulders with some of the best in her genre across the globe.

 

Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi once described her journey in the writing world as a gift, inspiration comes to her naturally, and mostly through true-life events taken from her own life, and society. The latter inspiration led her to write the much talked about a novel about parenthood in the world titled “Missing Fathers,” the novel gained so much prominent, and reviews from both readers and critique soar higher in the positive direction to the extent, sequels were demanded and she obliged to the calls.

 

Now, she returns with yet another mind-blowing piece “Africa and the African” which is set to launch in December 2021. The novel will take readers through flashy and bitter moments, and the future of the continent of Africa. Picking from the history of the continent, from the sacrificial lambs (leaders) that set their lives to lift the image of the continent to a new height, gain independence, freedom of speech, fight against racism and several other alarming factors. Also the vast quantity of natural and human resources lying on untapped, those current leaders can make good use for the continent to gravitate towards a better place. Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi argued in the novel using years of research from notable historians, professors and lecturers from different demographics, but with a keen interest in the affairs and development of Africa, to place the question of why Africans have allowed histories of the continent to be told by others and not Africans. Also, why is the continent selling almost all its natural and human resources so cheaply, what will be left for the next generation will be a land that has been destroyed and they will send the rest of the lives on the land cursing the generation before them. And if care isn’t taken, the next generation will have no choice but to succumb to slavery once again, a disaster, great leaders spent a lot of time-fighting against.

 

After hearing all the wonderful things about the impending novel, we placed a call to her to ask further questions regarding the title, the idea behind it and more. From her base in the United States, Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi said, ‘’first of all, I have lived most of my life in the States but I always come to Africa especially Ghana where I was born twice in a year because I believe so much in the continent what we can achieve if we come together to build it. I lot of people ask me, if I will ever relocate permanently to Africa, and always tell them, it’s part of the long term plan, for now, I’m working and researching on a lot of stuff about the continent and the way forward.”

 

On the inspiration behind the book and how she arrived at the title; Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi flashes a peal of short laughter and said; “The title of the book has been hunting me for a while now, it comes into mind sometimes when I’m driving to work or school or having a conversation with any historian who has Africa at heart, “Africa And The African” keeps coming into my mind, so when I finally settled on the idea behind the book, the title was easy because I already had it in mind. I normally finish writing my novels, I sit with my team, the proofreaders here (in the States) and sometimes, my publishers and then we deliberate on the title, but this time, it was different, I had the title even before starting.”

 

“Anyone that reads this book will have a different mindset about Africa, its beautiful people, the hunger and desire to help build it for the future leaders will soon visit almost all the readers. Because, it took years of research, consultations and more to highlight all that everyone needs to believe in the continent (again). This is a continent that has suffered a lot at the hands of its people, let’s not forget some of the great leaders like Nelson Mandela, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, and the rest, the part of the world also didn’t treat Africa well, some did a good job, its mix of a lot of things that Africa has gone through.”

 

Finally, she touched on why she gave the third part of the novel “Africa And The African” the sub-headline “The Falling Powers” and the message she intends to send to the rest of the world too. “When you read the novel, I have mentioned a lot of leaders that have served Africa with their entire heart and seek the best interest of the continent, but unfortunately, most of these leaders never live long to finish the good work they have started, which is something that kept bordering me all the time, so I decided to add that to the novel, to bring that to the attention of every African and the rest of the world that, we need to protect the good leaders from dying, we have a responsibility to do everything we can to be there for them and encourage them to do the good works. In recent times some of the good leaders whose names come to the minds of most Africans are a few, but Paul Kagame is being mentioned often, how are we as Africans supporting him to continue his good work for Rwanda and the rest continent? It’s a lot of things happening on the continent that we have to take a critical look at and dialogue around it.”

 

The novel is said to be among some of the best in the world based on the sensitive nature of the topic she touched. Not many have been bold enough to write to the great extent the problems confronting Africa and the solutions needed.

 

Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi dug deeper to expose certain hidden facts on the continent in the “Africa and the African” novel that will help you rethink every decision you take regarding Africa. The novel – Africa and the African – come in four different units – ‘A Giant in Slumber,’’ ‘’ The Falling Powers,’’ ‘Existing Simultaneously As Allies,’’ ‘‘The Rising Stars’’ They will be available across all online book stores and other stores around the world.

 

Stacy Maweunam Amewoyi together with other experts in the field of cosmetology, makeup, weaving, beauty therapy, bead making, catering etc. have been lending their knowledge through her Stacy M Foundation (https://stacymfoundation.org/)  to young women within Ghana and beyond to empower them to be self-independent in the working environment. On December 3rd, she will host a workshop for high school students at Odorgonnor Senior High to talk about Peer Influence from social media.

 

The Ghana launch of Africa And The African novel – all the four units – is scheduled for December 4th, after which she will embark on a series of media tours across selected countries within the continent to spread this in-depth research on the various history of Africa that can turn the fortunes of the continent around for good.

 

 

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Kickstart your new year with Apple Music’s workout playlists

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Apple Music’s extensive range of fitness playlists is the perfect motivation for achieving those new years’ resolutions. Whether you’re looking to turn over a new leaf or hoping to increase the intensity of your training, Apple Music has you covered.

 

Thoughtfully curated by Apple Music, the playlists range from home workouts, high intensity, cardio and cycling, to yoga, meditation, rowing, weights, jumping rope, running, pilates and walking.

 

This summer, legendary Afrikaans rocker and title-winning boxer, Francois van Coke, and prolific Cape Town fitness instructor and entrepreneur, Tammy Rawstron, will takeover two of Apple Music’s flagship fitness playlists Fiks of Niks and Summer Fit respectively, sharing their favourite workout tracks to sweat to.

 

“I’ve been serious about my fitness for the past few years, but I took it to a new level this year when I had to beat up a Springbok. This is my workout playlist of the past few months. I regularly update it with new tunes or tunes that I rediscover. My Apple Music playlist is also not genre-specific at all. It features pop, punk, rock and hip-hop and a few other things in between.” – Francois van Coke

 

“Let’s get healthy and happy together, if you were looking for a sign, this is it. Don’t attempt a fit summer without a set of trendy tracks. Listen up, you can’t help but get moving! Fitness was always supposed to be fun. Summer was always supposed to be sweaty so let’s have the hottest summer ever.” – Tammy Rawstron

 

Apple Music’s fitness playlists also include guest-curated playlists from some of South Africa’s leading sports personalities including Protea’s captain Temba Bavuma, Springbok rugby player Makazole Mapimpi, cricketing legend AB de Villiers and Olympic gold medal swimmer Chad La Clos.

 

As part of their year-end charts, Apple Music have launched a brand new Top 100 2021: Fitness playlist, featuring the most-played workout music across Apple Music this year. The Top Streamed Workout Song of 2021 was ‘Head & Heart’ (feat. MNEK) [Tiësto Remix] by Joel Corry.

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Pizzaman-Chickenman opens 4 branches simultaneously in Accra

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Pizzaman-Chickenman opens 4 branches simultaneously in Accra.

This brings to a total of  10 branches in less  than 2years of their existence.

Pizzaman chickenman is fully  owned by Ghanaians.

Kumasi already has 6 branches  and locations include; Ahodwo, KNUST campus, Sofoline, Suame Maakro, Airport Roundabout, Dakodwen and a food truck at Tafo.

In Accra,Pizzaman chickenman have  branches in Dansoman Exhibition Roundabout, Spintex, East Legon and Awoshie all opened simultaneously .

Christian Boakye-Yiadom, a young Ghanaian man is the CEO for Pizzaman-Chickman.

The first and fully Ghanaian owned Angel Investor company in Ghana QuickAngels are partners to this business

Quick Angels so after after establishment have financed over 32 companies . Among some of the businesses under QuickAngel include Pinknerry, Doughman Foods, Richie Rich Gummies, Sankofa Natural Spices, Agatex Paints, Benji Rice, Sun Solar( Into Salt Production), Coli Networks, Alcilla Farms, Tigon Creative Studio, Jenam Cosmetics, Prospectus.

The primary aim of QuickAngels is to support start ups, businesses and entrepreneurs with equity funding.

QuickCredit & investment microcredit limited is a sister company to QuickAngels and also has other businesses in  African countries such as Tanzania, Uganda ,Kenya,Nigeria,Sierra Leone, Liberia with the name “Oya” meaning quick in the Ga language.

Richard Nii Armah Quaye is the Chairman for QuickAngels and QuickCredit Companies

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Ghana To Host Kusi Ideas Festival December 10- 11

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he Ghana Tourism Authority, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Nations Media Group are organising the 3rd edition of the Kusi Ideas Festival on the 10th – 11th December, 2021 at the Accra International Conference Centre, AICC.

This year’s conference, which will be a hybrid is under the theme; ‘HOW AFRICA TRANSFORMS AFTER THE VIRUS’, and subthemed; ‘BEYOND THE RETURN: AFRICAN DIASPORA AND NEW POSSIBILITIES.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman, said the Kusi Ideas Festival has come at the right time to cement Ghana’s reputation as a leading business tourism destination. “We have embarked on a journey to attract meetings, conferences and events into Ghana and this partnership with NMG is in the right direction “

This year’s Kusi Ideas Festival will be opened by the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Other Presidents billed to speak are President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. Several business and political leaders across Africa are billed to attend.

Other sub themes are;

• Taking forward the lessons learnt from leading during the pandemic
• Technology, innovation and creating the most African wins
• Opening borders and building back tourism among others.

Kusi Ideas Festival was started three years ago by the Nation Media Group as a Pan-African platform to examine the African continents place in the world.

ISSUED BY THE CORPORATE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF THE GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY.

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Queenlet’s One Month Old Song Receives Two Nominations – Over 207k Views

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One month old song, “Windblow” receives two nominations from Rhema Awards Global 2021.

When one mention Soakat, the person who comes in mind is multiple award-winning Artiste QueenLet, the Soaking and atmospheric gospel minister, also known as Queen Leticia Kyerewaa.

In the space of one year, through Euro-African’s Favourite Record Label Debrich Group, QueenLet have released four (4) singles, the latest one, ‘Windblow’ is just one month old.

Most noteworthy, this is a collaboration featuring a Nigerian gospel minister, Jimmy D Psalmist.

Windblow have received two nominations from Rhema Awards Global 2021, the categories are best gospel collaboration song, and gospel song of the year.

Even more, Dear Holy Spirit, the award winner song of Maranatha Awards 2021 was also nominated as best gospel worship song.

Furthermore, Anwanwadwuma (marvelous God) which won the best female minister global uprising 2021 Maranatha Awards, also received nomination as best gospel praise song in Rhema Awards Global 2021.

Above all, a month-old song has achieved massive views on YouTube and so many powerful media houses across the world, especially Nigeria and Ghana.

Almost, major Nigeria and Ghana publishers or Bloggers published articles on the new release in less than 24 hours as the song was uploaded @queenletmusic, on her YouTube channel.

Recently, QueenLet is seen in Tiktok and Instagram videos with the programme, Music In Exaltation (MINE). Where She exalts people through music and the word of God.

Meanwhile, her genre of music called SOAKAT, which means soaking and atmospheric music is outstanding. It could be classified as very spiritual or spirit filled.

Source: GhanaChurch.com

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Grace Asantewaa Koranteng tops all at the 15th Congregation of the Presbyterian University College

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Grace Asantewaa Koranteng, an entrepreneur and owner of Grasante Collection has the internet screaming ‘girl power’ as she managed to graduate with 44As and a B+ making her the Overall Best Graduating student of the Presbyterian University College (PUC). She also bagged the most coveted Moderator’s Special Award.

She shared the occasion on her Facebook page saying:

“SO, I AM MORE THAN EXHILARATED!! At the 15th Congregation of the Presbyterian University College, Ghana, which was held on Saturday, 27th November, 2021, I graduated with a first class honors in Bsc. Business Administration (Management). I produced 44 A’s and 1 B+ out of 45 courses with a CGPA of 3.98 on a score of 4.0. This won me the most desired Moderator’s Special Award for Overall Best Graduating Student, making me the Valedictorian of the 2021 Graduating Class. In addition, I received awards for Overall Best Student – Department of Business Administration, Overall Best Student – School of Business and Economics. 

It’s an honour! God, your daughter is grateful.I didn’t know such a day ever existed in my life.
My life at some point, didn’t go as planned so I thought some blessings were for some special people only. Glory be to God! To achieve this feat means a lot to me. I express my utmost gratitude to my parents, lecturers, mentors, coaches, group study mates, course mates and all the special people in my life. I couldn’t have done it without you. God bless you all so greatly. Everything you put your mind to, you can do it!”

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Download tons of apps on HUAWEI Y9a with AppGallery and Petal Search

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Featuring a 64MP AI Quad Camera and 40W (22.5W) HUAWEI SuperCharge, the HUAWEI Y9a has become a top player in the mid-range smartphone market and is a top-selling product. Pre-installed with AppGallery, along with Petal Search, HUAWEI Y9a users can easily download a huge number of popular mobile apps onto their phone.

 

TOP 3 app marketplace in the world: AppGallery has it all

As Huawei’s official app marketplace, AppGallery provides users with global top apps and services, as well as a wide variety of local quality apps. AppGallery is currently available in more than 170 countries and regions, making it the TOP 3 app store in the world.

From news to social networking, entertainment and more, AppGallery covers 18 app categories so you can enjoy a diversified selection of some globally popular apps and services.

To protect user’s personal data and security, the AppGallery has a full-cycle security and protection system, including developer real-name verification, four-step review process, download and installation protection, as well as a prevention mechanism for app operation.

Search and Download things you want through Petal Search

As a search engine, Petal Search has two major features – generic search and app search. Through these you can explore apps, news, images and more. Petal Search lists apps from multiple sources, including AppGallery.

This search and download process can be done with only two steps:

  • Open the Petal Search app or search widget and enter the name of the app you are looking for. In the result list, select the Apps category to shortlist the content.
  • Go to the app you need and hit the Install button – Petal Search will direct you to the source so you can start downloading it. The source might be AppGallery, its official website or third-party platforms such as APKPure. Before the installation starts, your Huawei mobile will request for a security check to scan for any risks.

Other than downloading new apps, users can get updates for existing apps from Petal Search. Just go to Me -> Downloads -> Updates, and select an app to get the update.

The Petal Search widget is pre-installed on the home screen on HUAWEI Y9a

In addition to app experience, the HUAWEI Y9a appeals to a range of consumers with three colour options: Midnight Black, Space Silver, and Sakura Pink, and has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, priced at GHS1759

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