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Top 5 Ghanaian achievements in 2016
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Ghanaian – How fast a year passes by. With so much activity, more successes to celebrate and many challenges to learn from. When 2017 arrives, it will be a year of great expectation and positivity because 2016 has given us a lot to be hopeful about. Below, Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking website reflects on the top 5 achievements in Ghana. In no particular order, cast your mind back to our top picks on relevant events and milestones....

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016
5 common things Ghanaians do on weekends
Ghana Culture

In order to blend well and adjust when travelers visit a new country, they need to have forehand information about the day-to-day activities of local people. The usual trends may differ from country to country although certain activities remain the same. A fair idea of what the local people do on specific days at certain specific times makes it easier to live with them and plan your vacation or stay. Jumia Travel,Africa’s leading online hotel booking and travel website takes...

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Saturday, 15 October 2016
Leila Djansi releases teaser for ‘Like Cotton Twines’
Ghana Movies

RLJ Entertainment has acquired and is set to release Leila Djansi’s compelling new feature film, “Like Cotton Twines.” The film, which screened in the World Narrative Category at this year’s festival, follows Micah (Jay Ellis, “The Game,” HBO’s “Insecure”), an American volunteer who teaches in a Ghanaian village and harbors high expectations for his mother’s homeland. He’s eager to help his students reach their full potential, especially the bright 13-year-old Tuigi played by Ophelia Klenam Dzidzornu. But when Tuigi’s...

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Rising & Rising: Abraham Attah Wins Best Actor Award
Entertainment News & Gossip

Young actor Abraham Attah has won another award. Attah won Best Actor (Narrative) award for his role in the movie ‘Out of The Village‘ at the 2016 Tacoma Film Festival (TFF) which took place over the weekend. The movie shot in Ghana explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. It won ‘Best International Short Film’ at the Foyle Film Festival 2015, and was produced by X-Menactor Bryan...

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Lifestyle – 5 quick ways to beat traffic in Accra
Lifestyle

Just like every other big city such as Lagos, Abidjan and Dakar, traffic situations can be unbearable for tourists, businessmen and even local inhabitants. For local people who are used to such situations, finding a way around shouldn’t be difficult. However, if you are new to a city like Accra, getting through traffic to make it to an appointment on time or even escaping the stress and hustle of immovable traffic jams may be a bit difficult for you. Jumia...

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Friday, 23 September 2016
Shatta Wale, Yvonne Okoro, Wiyaala Win At City People Entertainment Awards 2016
Entertainment News

This year’s edition of the annual City People Entertainment Awards took place on July 24, 2016 in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. The city people award is aimed at honouring Nigerian and Ghanaian entertainers. The delegation from Ghana to the awards includes Victoria Michaels, Selly Galley, Salma Mumin, Bibi Bright, Stephanie Karikari, Eugene Sarfo-Kantanka, GhKwaku, Cole of the Emperor Consult, Fella Makafui, Samuel Bravoact, Adeyemi Adebayo, among host of others. The ceremony was hosted by Nollywood’s Mercy Aige and comedian Adeyinka....

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Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Video: “Campaign in twi” Kwaku Manu tells Politicians
Entertainment News & Gossip

Actor Kwaku Manu has advised Politicians to use Ghanaian languages for their campaign if they really want to win the upcoming elections in November. The Kumawood actor who was speaking on Okay FM’s “Ekwanso dwoo dwoo”, said if politicians mounts platforms to campaign and they speak the Queen’s language most of their supporters hail and cheer them up but in actual fact they don’t necessarily understand anything they say. “If you want to be President and you keep speaking English...

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Saturday, 25 June 2016
Home sweet home: 3 key reasons why travelers abroad should return frequently
Ghana Culture

‘’Greener pastures’’ is largely the major reason why many Ghanaians travel abroad.Staying away from your home country is certainly not the best as it comes along with more negatives that positives. However,many travelers have their own reasons for not returning home in a long time. Coming home is probably the most intriguing aspect of every traveler’s life. Jovago looks at a few key reasons why travelers abroad should return frequently. DEVELOPMENT – In sub-saharan Africa, development is a word that...

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Saturday, 18 June 2016
Photos: Kumawood stars attend burial of Mahama’s mother
Ghana Movies

Some Kumawood stars are attending the burial ceremony of the late mother of President John Mahama, Friday. The movie (Kumawood) personalities, including Mercy Asiedu, Bill Asamoah and Salinko are attending the burial ceremony of Madam Abiba Nnaba who died Tuesday at the SSNIT Hospital in Accra. The ceremony will take place Friday at Busunu in the West Gonja district of the Northern region. On Thursday, the National Chief Imam led the Muslim community to say a prayer for the deceased...

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Friday, 17 June 2016
It Takes More Than Beauty To Succeed – Anita Akuffo
Ghana Celebrities

Former Miss Malaika contestant and host of Fashion Gh on GhOne television, Anita Akua Akuffo, says it takes more than beauty to succeed as a woman. “I believe appearance is important but after the pretty face and the beauty, what is next? The beauty will get you the gigs but your input and how well you deliver is what ensures you stay on top,” she told Showbiz in an interview. Citing an example to buttress her opinion, Anita said movie...

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Thursday, 16 June 2016