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Photos: What the ‘Black Panther’ actors wore for the first screening

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana Although the “Black Panther” movie hits multiple cinemas today February 16, the actors and a select few of critics and stakeholders were privy to the first screening of the movie in Los Angeles. The film directed by...

LGBT group unhappy with no gay scene in Black Panther

Marvel Studios’ upcoming blockbuster Black Panther has been criticized for its lack of LGBT representation, and the particular exclusion of a lesbian scene featured in the comic book on which the superhero film is based. According to Pink News, “When the film was...

Trump peeved over Obama invite to Prince Harry & Meghan’s wedding

Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle have rejected the advice of politicians and diplomats, and have invited former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to attend their wedding at Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19. Donald Trump...

711 to 1492: When Black Africans ruled Europe

– The Spanish occupation by the Moors began in 711 AD when an African army, under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from northern Africa and invaded the Iberian peninsula. A European scholar sympathetic to the Spaniards...

My family forced the British gov’t to create the Israeli state...

Lord Jacob Rothschild had admitted that his family were ‘crucial’ in the creation of Israel, in a Times of Israel interview.  The 80-year-old Rothschild said in a recent interview that his ancestors “helped pave the way for the creation of Israel,” forcing the British government...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is 2017 Ibrahim Prize winner

The 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced today following a meeting of its independent Prize Committee. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who served two...

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It’s ‘Treat Me Good’ from Young Trixx Flowmorce

Rapper and Afro-Pop guy Rauf Yahaya alias Young Trixx Flowmorce has offered ‘Treat Me Good’ for the consumption of fans and industry folks alike. The tune produced by DJ Wayne of Wayne City Music is bankrolled by Ghetto Soulja of Ghetto Youth Records seeks to...

Dimazz births first major song, calls it ‘Just One Girl’

It’s taken a while in coming but Mohammed Awal Dimas fondly called Dimazz has finally birthed his first major song calling it ‘Just One Girl’. According to Dimazz, Sarkodie and Reggie Rockstone had ladies who held them down so just one girl can be enough...

It’s ‘Me & Money’ from music guy Sole Brown

Rising music guy Sole Brown has offered new tune ‘Me & Money’ produced by Nana J. In ‘Me & Money’, Sole Brown submits that “me and money no be enemy” noting he would love to have more money. Listen & download. @blakkpeppernews @MystiqMike #blakkpeppertins fb: Blakkpepper Ghana

BUSINESS

Trade and Industry Minister tours Sentuo Steel & Ceramics, 3,000 jobs...

Minister for Trade and Industry; Hon. Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen took time off his busy schedule this afternoon to visit the two industrial establishments in Tema; Sentuo Steel and Sentuo Ceramics. This is part of the agenda to positioning Ghana in taking advantage of the Africa...

YFM’s Y Lounge goes Live on Val’s Day

It’s the season of love and YFM, Ghana’s number one urban radio station, is ready to celebrate the Valentine’s day with patrons. Come Wednesday February 14, there will be a Special Edition of Y Lounge at the Accra Mall Food Court with Akosua Hanson and...

Zylofon Media boss’ tweet about Ebony seeking freedom stokes fire online

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana  Zylofon Media boss, Nana Appiah Mensah learnt rather late why other business gurus like Multimedia’s Kwesi Twum and Despite Group of Companies Osei Kwame Despite hardly speak to the media despite having multiple media outlets or making public appearances without purpose. On...

POLITICS

Here’s highlights from Akufo-Addo’s 2018 SONA

ECONOMY I am glad to be able to report that the Economic Management Team, under the stellar leadership of the strong, brilliant economist, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, has risen to the challenge, and the hard work is beginning to show positive results. We have...

132 cadet officers, including 44 women pass out

Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia made an appearance at the 47th Cadet Officers’ graduation ceremony at which 132 cadet officers, including 44 women in Accra last Friday. The passing out event attracted by government officials, sister security agencies, members of the Police Management Board, past Inspector...

SPORTS

As feared; Ghana’s winter competitor places 30th out of 30

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana There was doubt, he could put in a good showing and be victorious; well, Ghana’s 2018 Winter Olympics skeleton competitor; Akwasi Frimpong has finished last on his first and second heat try. At the men’s skeleton competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Frimpong...

Andre Ayew joins Jordan in return move to Swansea

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana Perhaps his best years are behind him but Swansea believes the devil you know is much better than an unknown angel so they’ve waged their premiership survival on Ghana’s Andre Ayew hoping if his one season stint with the club is...

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Swedish retailer H&M lambasted over “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana   In this age and time, Swedish retailer H&M found it sensible enough to hold advertorial and production meetings eventually releasing an ad campaign having a melanated boy and a Caucasian boy wearing their sweatshirts but curiously enough while the Caucasian boy...

Emerging tennis player Naomi Osaka scolds reporter for neglecting her Haitian...

Talk about serving shade. Recently, tennis pro Naomi Osaka had to politely put a reporter in check when he chose to acknowledge just half her heritage. The 20-year-old tennis pro, who was born in Japan but raised in Florida, recently won the third round of...

Nkrumah’s Industrial Successes: What Nana Addo Must Know

“There are only two ways of development open to an independent African state. Either it must remain under imperialist domination via capitalism and neo-colonialism or it must pursue a socialist path by adopting the principles of scientific socialism” Kwame Nkrumah. What His Excellency the President...

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Meet Sissoko Babani: The magician who got free $242m from a...

One day in August 1995 a man called Foutanga Babani Sissoko walked into the head office of the Dubai Islamic Bank and asked for a loan to buy a car. The manager agreed, and Sissoko invited him home for dinner. It was the prelude,...

Trump peeved over Obama invite to Prince Harry & Meghan’s wedding

Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle have rejected the advice of politicians and diplomats, and have invited former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to attend their wedding at Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19. Donald Trump did not receive an invitation,...

My family forced the British gov’t to create the Israeli state...

Lord Jacob Rothschild had admitted that his family were ‘crucial’ in the creation of Israel, in a Times of Israel interview.  The 80-year-old Rothschild said in a recent interview that his ancestors “helped pave the way for the creation of Israel,” forcing the British government to sign the Balfour Declaration...

10 Couples tie the knot at Happy FM’s Dream Wedding

Valentine’s Day February 14 2018 was a dream come true for the 10 couples that were joined in Holy Matrimony at the annual Happy FM Dream Wedding. The plush ceremony which was held at Cleaver House in Accra, evolved from the popular Happy FM Valentine...

A few tips as to how to wear your apparel

Apparently even when you use your own money to buy apparels, there is a convention as to how to wear them. There are etiquettes which mustn’t be breached. Well here are a few.

MOVIES & TV

Photos: What the ‘Black Panther’ actors wore for the first screening

by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana Although the “Black Panther” movie hits multiple cinemas today February 16, the actors and a select few of critics and stakeholders were privy to the first screening of the movie in Los Angeles. The film directed by Ryan Coogler features a largely...

LGBT group unhappy with no gay scene in Black Panther

Marvel Studios’ upcoming blockbuster Black Panther has been criticized for its lack of LGBT representation, and the particular exclusion of a lesbian scene featured in the comic book on which the superhero film is based. According to Pink News, “When the film was announced, fans were excited by...

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