TV presenter, politician and sports journalist Yaw Ampofo Ankrah has for the first time opened up about rumors which suggested that he had received up to a million dollars from ex-President John Mahama for campaigning for him in the past. Speaking exclusively to Andrew Tandoh Adote host of the satirical talk show Tonight starring Andrew Tandoh Adote on Joy Prime last Sunday, Mr. Ampofo disclosed that rumors that he received up to a million dollars from the former President was one of the most outrageous stories he had heard about himself. “I think the craziest one [rumor] which I wish was true was that the immediate past president, I call him JM, everybody calls him JM had given some celebrities one million dollars cash each, a house and a car or some vehicles and I am like wow, if I had done something, maybe I deserve this. But obviously it is not true. I drive a Toyota.” “But I think it is normal because of what has happened previously. Some of us you can’t buy us with money, cars and gifts. Unfortunately I didn’t get one million dollars. That was quite outrageous because I believe ninety nine percent of Ghanaians thought it wasn’t true,” he explained. Yaw Ampofo Ankrah who is currently co-host of Home Run on Kwese TV also revealed that his most interesting interview was with ex- Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah. Find out what he had to say. https://youtu.be/Ac3f4Po-250]]>
Aisha Modi drags Diamond Appiah to court over East Legon land deal
Musician, Diamond Appiah has been arraigned at an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly collecting US$30,000 from socialite Aisha Modi under the pretext of securing the latter a plot of land at East Legon in Accra. (more…)
Ugly Dray is the best upcoming rapper I have heard in Ghana recently – Vic Mensa
We’ll Roast You at NEW Year Comedy Night, Send us to Court – DKB to Kurt Okraku
The annual New Year Comedy Night will kick off the 2023 event calendar in January. To start the new year, the event will return with even funnier and rib-cracking jokes.
Slated for January 2, 2023 at the La Palm Royal Hotel. Ahead of the show, Comedian and Headliner for the event, DKB has sent a message to the Ghana Football Association President; Mr Kurt Okraku.
The comedian won’t hold back when discussing the Ghana Black Stars and their recently concluded World Cup campaign. DKB asserts that he is prepared to appear in court because on January 2nd, he will roast the President, despite the GFA having warned that people would be prosecuted if they disparaged the GFA and The Black Stars.
“We will roast him [Kurt Okraku] come Monday January 2 2023 at the New Year Comedy Night event. On the night we [Comedians] will dive into all that happened in 2022 which fortunately Kurt Okraku and the Black Stars actively participated in.” He said.
“Yes I am aware of the letter that was published by the GFA, but it wouldn’t intimidate us into cowering and not speak about GFA and The Black Stars. We are ready to go to court because we will roast Him [Kurt Okraku].” He added.
There will be great performances by OB Amponsah, Lekzy DeComic, Foster Romanus, Jeneral Ntatia, Parrot Mouth, Putogo, and MjTheComedian with music from Sista Afia and Cina Soul. The show will be hosted by Kejetia Lawyer Nti.
Contact 055 813 4734 for table reservations and more information about the event.
View this post on Instagram
Source: Fenuku Augustine.
Police Recover Meek Mill’s Stolen Phone; Suspect Arrested
The Police have arrested one suspect and retrieved a mobile phone that was stolen from Meek Mill, an American hip-hop artist.
The suspect Nuhu Sule alias Ababaawa was arrested Friday, December 30, 2022, at his hideout in Accra. He is currently in Police custody and will be taken through the due process of the law. The victim, Meek Mill, reported his phone stolen in Accra on December 29, 2022.
Meanwhile the American rapper received his phone through Dr. Nadia Adongo Musah, Deputy Director, Diaspora Affairs at the Office of the President.
They say I do money laundering – Mercy Eke of BBNaija
Reality Star, Mercy Eke sits with Chude Jideonwo, host of the viral TV show, #WithChude to discuss accusations the media peddle against her and life after Big Brother Naija.
On her choice to respond to the blogger who claimed she slept with IVD, she shared, “This blogger has been on my case since forever. This person has tarnished my image more than anything, and I have never responded. This started when I was in the house. When this whole thing started, I saw that one of my fans released something where this blogger asked for 200,000 naira, and they did not give the person. And the blogger vowed that he or she will deal with me. But now, I am not in the house, you can’t deal with me based on whoever was handling my page. I didn’t even know about it because, they cleaned it up. When they handed over my phone to me, I didn’t see a lot of things, so I couldn’t pay for what I did not know. And since then, I have not rested. There is no story that this blogger has not involved me, till that one, I won’t respond. But this one, someone just died, there is a case of domestic violence, and I know this woman, we are friends. Then something that I know nothing about, you just brought my name out of nowhere and say that I am sleeping with this person”.
“That is the first and last time, I am going to respond to something, but I needed to respond to that one, she added.
Mercy also shared her thoughts about Phyna being the second woman to win the reality TV show.
“Honestly speaking, I have been waiting on someone to take on that role, let that pressure move, I want to rest. I want another person to come and take it, let the blogs focus on this person. Because I know when someone comes, at least I will rest.
She also reacted to the stigma successful women have to deal with, “It is very offensive. I feel that it is taking away all the efforts, the sleepless night, all the hard work we women put to get together where we are. They will just take away all effort and tag it as someone is behind you. I am not saying it is bad to have someone behind, if you have a rich boyfriend, some people’s love language might be taking care of you, buying you nice things, and giving you money. However, you will still work hard. They said I do money laundering; they have dealt with me in this industry. I came into this industry without no advice, just myself and my team and I started building brand.
On her motivation to be in the Big Brother house, she shared, “I auditioned four times. I just have that voice in me that says, ‘this is where you will make it’. So, each year when they say, ‘‘try again next year’. I still have that thing in my head that, ‘Okay, I will try’. Back then it was just to be famous”.
Watch the excerpts from the interview here:
#WithChude is a network of media products across TV, Film and podcasts telling stories that enable and strengthen the mind, the heart, and the spirit. The weekly interviews are widely syndicated across terrestrial television and social media platforms reaching an average of 8 million people weekly – positioning it as the most watched and most syndicated weekly talk show (digital + traditional) in the region. It has become a safe space for guests to talk about things publicly for the first time. Actor Joke Silva revealed that her husband Olu Jacobs was dealing with dementia with Lewy body for the first time on the show, and producer Kemi Afolabi opened up about her experience dealing with Lupus on #WithChude. That month, Lupus and Kemi Afolabi were among the top Google Nigeria searches. The interviews have been featured everywhere, from the BBC to the New York Times. The documentary and travelogue series #ChudeExplains has tackled issues from criminal justice reform to Gen Z coming of age. The show launches the #WithChude Global series in 2023.
All past and new episodes of #WithChude can be watched at watch.withchude.com. You can also watch the premiere of new episodes every Saturday on Channels TV at 1 pm, with reruns every Sunday on Wazobia TV Channel 98 at 5 pm, and every Tuesday on Rave Tv at 5 pm.
An extended play podcast is up on listen.withchude.com, as well as on Apple Premium.
Everyone can join the conversation.
- Buzz1 week ago
Juliet Bawuah resigns from Media General
- Buzz10 hours ago
30-year-old Eunice Dwumfour shot and killed outside her home in New Jersey
- World News3 days ago
R. Kelly sex-abuse charges dropped by Chicago prosecutor
- Buzz5 days ago
A tearful Jessica Opare Saforo finally reveals real reason why she quit her job at Citi FM
- Buzz4 days ago
Watch: Ibrahim Mahama pulled out all the stops for his 52nd birthday celebration
- Buzz5 days ago
Working in the media in Ghana took the best parts of my life-Jessica Opare Saforo
- Buzz2 days ago
“It was their job”-Stonebwoy blames Jubilee House security for Meek Mill video brouhaha
- Buzz1 week ago
From The Hennessy Mansion To A High Profile NBA Game: M.anifest’s Trip to Paris
- Buzz2 days ago
Bob Marley’s family has desecrated his legacy by featuring Sarkodie- Blakk Rasta
- Buzz2 days ago
Afia Schwar banned from engaging in social media beefs, insults, and attacks for 2years
- People & Lifestyle2 days ago
The Pelican Hotel in Accra is Aleph Hospitality’s first property in Ghana
- Buzz1 week ago
Stonebwoy stirs up Jamaican audience with a stellar performance at the Rebel Salute Concert