Monday, November 28, 2016

Okyeame Kwame
Annica Nsiah-Apau, wife and manager of Ghanaian rapper Okyeame Kwame says she feels honored that her husband was adjudged the Male Fashion Celebrity Icon of the Year at the just ended e.TV Ghana Fashion Awards 2016 because he really works hard to look good.

Okyeame Kwame beat former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah and Kofi Okyere Darko (KOD) to emerge winner of the Male Fashion Celebrity Icon category.

According to his wife, though everyone in that category deserved to win, it meant that the organizers and judges of the event appreciated Okyeame Kwame’s unique style of dressing.

Explaining the secret behind her husband’s style of dressing at the event, which took place over the weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom, Silver Star Tower, Annica said “Okyeame Kwame is predominantly Afrocentric and so everything he wears he wants to have the African touch to it.”

“Most of all he is a gentleman who also stands for positivity and so he also dresses according to that,” Okyeame Kwame’s wife stated.

Double Award in November for the Rap Dacta

Okyeame Kwame and his wife (Annia Nisa-Appau)
Annica said Okyeame Kwame, who is known in real life as Kwame Nsiah-Apau, could not pick up the award himself as he was away in the US on business where he was honoured by the Mayor of Cincinnati. The award entailed the key to the City of Cincinnati and an Okyeame Kwame Day celebrated in Cincinnati every year.

This year’s Ghana Fashion Awards which was organized by e.TV Ghana –a subsidiary of Global Media Alliance Broadcast Company - saw a display of fashion prowess by both fashion designers, models and patrons of the event. The show, hosted by e. TV Ghana’s Fati Shaibu Ali and Happy FM’s DJ Advicer, had amazing performances from fast rising songstress eShun. Other high profile personalities like Sandra Ankobiah picked up awards at the event.

The winners for this year’s Ghana Fashion Awards are: Emerging Designer – Ato Tetteh, Designer of the Year – Sima Brew, Accessory Designer of the Year (Jewelry) – Joyce Owusu (Purple Trendz), Accessory Designer of the Year (Bags, Sandals) – Mpaboa. The rest are Female Fashion Celebrity Icon of the Year – Sandra Ankobiah, Fashion Photographer of the Year – Duke Tetteh Quarshie, Male Model of the Year – Meek Ghartey, Female Model of the Year – Leana Efia Apenteng.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A 28-year-old farmer from Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nicholas Affum has emerged grand winner in the maiden edition of the Vodafone Farmers Loyalty Awards which rewarded 20 most loyal Vodafone Farmers’ Club subscribers at a ceremony in Techiman in the Brong-Ahafo region.


The grand winner received a hand tractor, a year’s scholarship for one child, and farming gear which included wellington boots, helmets, and other materials required for his work. The other winners took home tricycles, motorbikes, scholarships for their wards and farming gears.


Commenting on the package, Mr. Affum said:


 “I am excited about the honour done me by Vodafone Ghana. The award came to me as a big surprise as I never imagined my work could be recognized. The recognition and prize package will spur me on to succeed and achieve even more”. 


The Nkoranza based farmer encouraged more farmers to sign up to the Vodafone Farmers’ Club to experience the valuable services offered by Vodafone.


Agnes Emefa Essah, Director of the Consumer Business Unit at Vodafone Ghana, said:


“For many years, farmers have played a crucial role in our nutrition and economic growth. At Vodafone, we are proud of our contribution to agriculture through our technology-based engagement with farmers and after a year of success, we find it apt to acknowledge their indispensable contribution to Ghana’s economic growth”.


The CBU Director said Vodafone will continually engage members of its Farmers Club initiative to improve their lives and farm yields, whiles rewarding them for their loyalty.



The Vodafone Farmers’ Club initiative was launched in Ghana in 2015 to offer a range of mobile services exclusively for farmers. Partnered by Esoko Ghana, an information service provider for agricultural markets in Africa, the club provides farmers with access to relevant information on improved farming practices, crop information, prices of commodities and expert advice, in their preferred language.

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