‘Marriage of Musical & Cultural Destinies’ … Editor’s Remarks

Hardly will you find authentic African stories which give a clear picture of the journey of Africans from the bottom to the top with realistic challenges written by themselves, with no shame to admit to facing such low standards of living and acknowledges the presence of supernatural beings in the timely progress of this journey. This is not your average motivational book, this is seeing into another world through the eyes of another. Often, many success journeys are taken alone, and that’s what makes this story very different. Africans combining…

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Omari Kissi Jnr Thrills Gospel Music Lovers At ‘Anthems and Convictions’ Show

Ghanaian Gospel talent Omari Kissi Jnr filled the Pleasant Place Church last Sunday at this year’s edition of ‘Anthems and Convictions’ which came off on July 17. The album launch and live recording event dubbed ‘Anthems and Convictions’ was the first of its kind in the Ghanaian Gospel community and took place at the Spintex Road branch of the Pleasant Place church in Accra. The event brought together hundreds of individuals, as well as high-profile personalities, within the gospel fraternity from far and near, to witness and support the initiative.…

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‘Home & Away’ Movie Premieres with a Bang Despite Challenges

Contrary to what many had thought, after the initial date for the premiere was postponed abruptly, the movie ‘Home and Away’ premiered on Sunday 17th July 2022 with a very impressive turn out. People mostly within the youth bracket, filled the second showing of the movie till there were no seats available; despite some ticket holders still standing outside the hall. The Producer of ‘Home and Away’ Elinam Benedicta, said though she remains a passionate filmmaker, this profession is still very challenging. She cited funding as a major obstacle in…

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‘All Female’ Hero Movie ‘The Agency’ to Premiere 1st October 2022 at Silverbird Cinemas

A few hours ago, Ghana’s first ever all female hero action movie ‘The Agency’, was officially announced by the Producer Abu Iddris, to premiere on October 1st this year at the Silverbird Cinemas in Accra. Legendary Ghanaian Actor Oscar Provencal said that ‘The Agency’ will raise the bar in the production of action movies in Ghana. There were also many compliments from some of the cast present namely Cecilia Anor – Barnieh, Prince David Osei, and Beverly Afaglo. The announcement was made at a press launch at the Accra Metropolitan…

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Protect Your Music as a National Asset Through Local C.M.Os … French Embassy Advises Ghanaian Music Stakeholders

The French Embassy in Ghana has advised stakeholders of the Ghanaian music industry to ensure that Ghanaian musical works are protected and treasured as ‘National Assets’. The Music Industry Advisor for Africa at the French Embassy in Cote D’Ivoire Thomas Weill, today at the French Embassy in Ghana, cautioned that, gradually Ghanaian music was being sold to far away lands through publishing agreements with foreign Collective Management Organizations (C.M.O), which in future, could mean a huge loss to both Ghanaian publishers and Ghana as a nation. He was speaking at…

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‘Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ and French Ambassador Anne Sophie, Hold Meeting for Stakeholders of Ghana Music Industry

Today at the residence of Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie, representatives and some members of organizations in the creative industry in Ghana met with seasoned personnel in the area of music publishing, to discuss available opportunities to the Ghanaian music publisher and practical steps to be taken to achieve maximum benefits from music publishing in the ever changing music business. The meeting was held in Cantonments, Accra. Speaking on the purpose of the meeting, Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie, stated that music…

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GHAMRO will Not ‘Change’ Overnight … Says French Ambassador Anne Sophie

Her Excellency the French Ambassador to Ghana Anne Sophie today addressed the complaining attitude of some members of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) by asking them to be patient with the organization as it gradually grows to international standards and support it with constructive criticisms. She admitted that transparency is key in operating any Collective Management Organization (C.M.O), and reminded members that the success of GHAMRO would be the success of themselves and Ghana as well. She was speaking at a stakeholders meeting organized by the French Embassy in…

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Breaking News! ‘Home & Away’ Premiere Rescheduled for Sunday 17th July … Says Producer

After the unexpected postponement of the movie ‘Home and Away’ which was due for premiere last week Friday at Snap Cinemas in Accra, the Producer of the movie Elinam Benedicta, today in an exclusive phone interview with Shine Publications, said that the movie would be premiered on Sunday 17th July 2022 at the same venue. She said that after deliberations with both her team and the facility managers of Snap Cinemas, that was the most practical conclusion they could arrive at. The Producer of the movie ‘Home and Away’, during…

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