Arts/Culture

Miss South Africa crowned Miss Universe on Las Vegas Strip

Miss South Africa

November 26, 2017 — A fitness and self-defense instructor from Sedgefield, South Africa who survived an attempted carjacking over the summer is the new Miss Universe. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa, was crowned Miss Universe before a capacity crowd at Axis theater at Planet Hollywood. First-runnerup was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, with Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett as second runner-up. Miss …

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Tema Youth Choir Dazzles in 2017 Tour of the US

Tema Youth Choir

Acclaimed Ghanaian choral group Tema Youth Choir (TYC) treated congregation and friends of the All Saints’ Episcopal Church (ASEC) in Maryland to a beautiful community choral concert in the United States (US). Their November 11, 2017, performance at ASEC, highlighted Ghanaian culture through their clothes of colorful Ghanaian fabrics and music (some of which were sung in Ghanaian languages) to …

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3G Media Awards to Honor Music Legend; Pat Thomas, in New York

Pat Thomas

He is known as The Ghanian “Golden Voice of Africa,” this singer and composer helped pioneer the global profile of highlife and Afropop. His name is Pat Thomas and he needs no further introduction as he is one of the most celebrated and respected African celebrities of today. He will join other nominees in New York to be honored for …

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Afrobeats act Yine-Win set for July 2017 release of ‘Love In The Air’ song

Afrobeats act Yine-Win known in personal life as Godwin Anonyine Akanyele revealed to TheAfricanDream.net that he is set to release his new song titled ‘Love In The Air’ at the end of July 2017 with his band – The Groove Music Band. Yine-Win said the song is meant to inspire people and make them feel loved, encouraged and cared about. He explained: …

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Executive Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana for 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Come May 24, 2017, executive Chef Francis Otoo will make his fourth appearance at the Embassy Chef Challenge at the Ronald Raegan Building and International Trade Center. The over 6ft tall Ghanaian chef saw the Media Preview Dinner event hosted by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC as a great warm-up for the May. On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Chef …

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Koby Maxwell Productions celebrate Ghana at 60 in USA

As part of plans to celebrate 60 years of Ghanaian independence, Koby Maxwell Productions and Koby Maxwell are hosting a number of Ghanaian and other African artists to join hands in celebrating the beauty and culture of Ghana and Africa in the Washington DC metro area on March 11, 2017. This will be the 5th Ghana independence celebrations festivities organized …

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Beauty Maven Maisie Dunbar Thankful To Mother Africa This Holiday

Beauty Maven Maisie Dunbar

Celebrity beauty expert and Bluffa Jo Cosmetics creator, Beauty Maven Maisie Dunbar, once told her social media followers: “God sent me to Ghana for the 2015 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week” and that “Ghana chose her and she chose Ghana.” “I felt like I was home. I hadn’t been to Ghana in 35 years,” Dunbar recently said of her trip to …

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Zimbabwean filmmakers strike global deal for Zollywood

UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwean filmmakers, Tony Mliswa and Rufaro Kaseke, through their Zollywood Limited production stable, have struck a two-year partnership deal with Vox Africa television channel, which they say will help grow the local film and music industry. Mliswa, who is the stable director, said the Zollywood movies and Ezeecast show would be launched on October 29 at 9pm on …

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