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Afua Asantewaa completes singathon in 126 hours and 52 minutes and awaits confirmation from Guinness World Records

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Asantewaa expressed thanks for the support she got from artists, lawmakers, and security officials at the Akwaaba Village in Accra, hoping that her success would inspire women and youth across the country.

After an astounding 126 hours and 52 minutes, Afua Asantewaa Owusu Aduonum has finally completed her fascinating Guinness World Record attempt for the singing marathon.

While certification from Guinness World mark judges is pending, Asantewaa’s effort is thought to have greatly surpassed the previous mark established by India’s Sunil Waghmare in 2012.

The marathon began at midnight on December 24, 2023, and ended early on December 29, 2023. Asantewaa told to her followers after seeking medical assistance behind a screen onstage that she had lost track of time throughout the five-day journey.

Asantewaa expressed thanks for the support she got from artists, lawmakers, and security officials at the Akwaaba Village in Accra, hoping that her success would inspire women and youth across the country.

“On behalf of my husband, my family, my team, volunteers, media, and Ghana Tourism Authority, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who participated in this singathon attempt,” Asantewaa said.

“This was a mere dream that was visualised in just five days, I say just because I don’t even remember how it started not to talk of how it ended”.

“We hope and believe that this will be an inspiration to all women and all youth or individuals to come out of your comfort zone and try new opportunities. There is a lot out there to do when you put your mind to it you will achieve it”.

On Friday, she will throw an all-white Thanksgiving gathering at the same location at 6 p.m.

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I was a virgin during my early years in the movie industry – Edinam Atatsi

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This was in answer to a question regarding if people's perceptions of their viewpoint and appearance on TV made women appealing to males. Edinam entered the film industry in the early 1990s and enchanted Ghanaians with her unwavering acting talent until the early 2000s. She appeared in several films, including The Storm, Heartbeat, Her Feet Go Down to Death, Aloevera, and A Stab in the Dark. Unlike Edinam, actress Akofa Edjeani, who also talked on the show, said how she dealt with directors who attempted to sexually harass her multiple times, finally forcing her to resign a movie part in one of his movies.

Edinam Atatsi, a veteran actress and award-winning radio and television personality, has disclosed that she was a virgin during her early career in the film industry.

In an interview with Joy Prime’s Roselyn Felli on the Prime Morning show, the actress said that no important business players displayed sexual interest in her due to her beauty.

Because of her height, she claims that everyone thought she was a little and innocent girl.

“I have always been a virgin. It’s only in recent times that some of the old ones said they didn’t know that I was this mature, and they thought I was just a small up-and-coming girl. So, they didn’t touch me,” she said.

This was in answer to a question regarding if people’s perceptions of their viewpoint and appearance on TV made women appealing to males.

Edinam entered the film industry in the early 1990s and enchanted Ghanaians with her unwavering acting talent until the early 2000s. She appeared in several films, including The Storm, Heartbeat, Her Feet Go Down to Death, Aloevera, and A Stab in the Dark.

Unlike Edinam, actress Akofa Edjeani, who also talked on the show, said how she dealt with directors who attempted to sexually harass her multiple times, finally forcing her to resign a movie part in one of his movies.

“It was a Nigerian director because I don’t think any Ghanaian director will dare look in my face and ask me that kind of stuff. It is what most of them do, so he thought he could try that on me, but I sized him up and put him in his proper place. For that one, I had to stay because we were in the middle of the production. There was another one that I had to leave the set because we hadn’t started at all, and it was that same director,” the actress narrated.

Akofa was stereotyped as a wicked girl because of her involvement in some films. As a result, some directors attempted to take advantage of her, but she never gave them the opportunity.

Mawuli Semevo, an actor and former Artistic Director of the National Theatre, also appeared on the show to discuss the art of filmmaking in the 1990s, kicking off Ghana Month on Prime Morning.


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‘He’s a genius,’ Wyclef Jean compliments Stonebwoy following their meeting

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""A genius is someone who can drive a generation forward. And long after you've left. Can that generation continue to go forward? That is why I believe he is a genius. I've been watching him for a very long time. "He has moved Africa forward," he stated.

Wyclef Jean, a Haitian-American singer, has professed appreciation for Ghanaian dancehall performer Stonebwoy.

Wyclef Jean brought Stonebwoy to his New York residence when he was on his American tour.

In a social media video, Wyclef praised Stonebwoy for his huge contributions to African music, noting that “he is a genius.”


“Extremely gifted. Not even skill; how can I describe genius? Because I am a genius. I do not define genius. You are not everlasting, and you are following trends. That is not what makes you a genius.

“”A genius is someone who can drive a generation forward. And long after you’ve left. Can that generation continue to go forward?


That is why I believe he is a genius. I’ve been watching him for a very long time. “He has moved Africa forward,” he stated.

In another video, Stonebwoy is shown teaching Wyclef Jean about Waakye, a Ghanaian delicacy, while the two enjoy their lunch together.

Stonebwoy is now on a tour of America, Europe, and Australia, which will culminate with a show in Ghana’s Accra Sports Stadium.

The tour follows the release of his highly anticipated “Fifth Dimension” album.

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John Mahama, GHAMRO, supports K.K. Kabobo’s liver illness treatment

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Barima Kaakyire Agyemang stated this in a Facebook post. "After I shared the story of veteran musician K.K. Kabobo, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, the flag bearer of the NDC, donated GH5000 to him." God bless you, H.E. "The family is thankful," he wrote. During an interview with Hitz FM on February 27, K.K. Kabobo said that he received GH₵2000 from GHAMRO to fund his therapy. "GHAMRO was here and provided me GH2000 for medicine. Other Takoradi-based groups were also able to gather funds, which they contributed," he said.

K.K. Kabobo, a veteran Highlife performer, has received funding from former President John Mahama and the Ghana Music Rights Organisation for liver illness treatment.

K.K. Kabobo is now battling liver illness, and his health is failing.

Broadcaster Barima Kaakyire Agyemang, who visited the famed artist, shared the news on his Facebook page and asked for help with the musician’s treatment.


Following the news and requests for aid, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, donated GH5000 to the legendary artist.

Barima Kaakyire Agyemang stated this in a Facebook post.

“After I shared the story of veteran musician K.K. Kabobo, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, the flag bearer of the NDC, donated GH5000 to him.” God bless you, H.E. “The family is thankful,” he wrote.

During an interview with Hitz FM on February 27, K.K. Kabobo said that he received GH₵2000 from GHAMRO to fund his therapy.


“GHAMRO was here and provided me GH2000 for medicine. Other Takoradi-based groups were also able to gather funds, which they contributed,” he said.

The veteran musician requested further help, claiming that he pays GH3000 for hospital tests and medicines each time.

The general public may also help the veteran musician by donating to the number 0242112136 under the name Kobbena Kwakye Kabobo.

K.K. Kabobo is a well-known highlife artist whose most popular songs include ‘Onyame Ahu Wo’, ‘Nyatse Nyatse Girl’, and ‘Running Away’.

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