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Sarkodie nominated for BET Hip Hop Award

Sarkodie is out there, still making impact and taking Ghana Hip hop to such international recognition several years after he won his maiden BET award. The BET International Artiste laureate has got another nod, in a new category for the 2019 edition of the BET Hip Hop Awards. Here is how http://www.billboard.com reported it; On Oct. 5, the 2019 BET

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‘We Met On Facebook’ – Ghanaian Couple Celebrates Marriage Anniversary

In this era of the world going digital, it comes as no surprise that swiping left and right on dating apps have totally surpassed the more traditional ways of finding “the one”. The concept of finding love via social media is actually not as unlikely as it may sound. Due to instantaneous connections and the ability to scroll through someone’s

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Homosexuality is African- Nigerian rapper insists

Nigerian-American based rapper Jidenna born Jidenna Theodore Mobisson has asked African to stop point accusing fingers at the Whites for introducing homosexuality to Africans saying the act has been on the continent for long. Many Africans are of the view that act wasn’t part of the African culture since the olden days but because of the introduction of the European

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Steve Harvey to launch and host ‘Family Feud’ in Ghana

American comedian and Television Host, Steve Harvey is heading to the African continent with popular show ‘Family Feud,’ WakeUp Africa can confirm. His company, Steve Harvey Global has obtained rights to launch and host Ghanaian and South African versions of the television show. Harvey’s company got the franchise license from Fremantle, a British international television content and production/distribution subsidiary of

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American TV star Steve Harvey in Ghana for Year of Return

The Year of Return, an initiative aimed at marking 400 years since the first black slaves landed in Jamestown Virginia is taking off like fire. Already, the initiative that urges Africans in the diaspora to come back home, has seen an array of celebrities make their way into Ghana to explore, learn and appreciate their roots. American television star, Steve

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Woman Who Created Fake Account To Test Boyfriend’s Fidelity Was Left Shocked

Nurse Akosuah May

A twitter post sighted by wakeupafrica360 has revealed the lengths at which a woman went to test her boyfriend’s fidelity. The woman who created a fake online account to chat up her own boyfriend anonymously was shocked when he responded that his girlfriend had died. Nurse Akosuah May, from Accra in Ghana, tweeted her dismay and racked up over 152.9K likes.

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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Shatta Wale & Others Featured By Beyoncé On ‘The Lion King’ Album

Beyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion King: The Gift, to be released on Friday. The album features four new solo songs, alongside collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino, Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy and more. It is separate from the soundtrack to The Lion King, though the

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Ghana’s Attah to star in Hollywood film ‘Tazmanian Devil’ produced by Birdman

American rapper Birdman will executive produce ‘Tazmanian Devil’, a coming-of-age film based on a Nigerian immigrant. Nollywood movies will be the debut feature from Nigerian-American filmmaker, Solomon Onita Jr. With Abraham Attah from the ‘Beast of No Nation’ playing the lead role, Benny Boom of Groundwurk Studios, will also partner as executive producer on the project. Speaking on the project,

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WWE Champion Kofi Kingston Presents Title To President Akufo-Addo

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star Kofi Kingston, met with Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo, to present his WWE belt. After leaving his home country in 1993 to the United States, the WWE stars has returned to the West African country on a four-day visit. The wrestler born Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, the current WWE Champion arrived

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200 African Americans to get Ghanaian citizenship

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, will grant Ghanaian citizenship to more than 200 members of the African-American-Caribbean Diaspora community residing in the country. The conferment of citizenship will take place next month. The Director of Diasporan Affairs at the Office of the President, Mr Akwesi Awua-Ababio, who is also the Chairman of the Year of Return Steering Committee, made

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