In a recent interview, Okomfo Black, son of famed artist Mzbel, stated his religious beliefs appear to be the start of his problems.
Okomfo Black and his family have pleaded to break from their traditional and ancestral devotion in a community where Christianity and Islam are the prevalent religions.
In a recent interview, Okomfo Black questioned the reality of the Almighty deity, claiming that because every creature is a deity, no particular attention should be given to any ultimate monarch.
His statements did not sit well with traditionalist Ghanaians, and many of his classmates’ parents are taking precautions to keep him out of the spotlight.
Mzbel, his other half, exposed the tragic circumstances in a recent Facebook post.
A Facebook user stated, “After the spectacular and ear-catching interview of #okomfoblack, at his age and the in-depth knowledge he has about our ancestors, at school and his neighbourhood, I know the African Ghanaian Christians will start advising their children never to make him their friend, but the good thing is that the gods and the ancestors got your back always champion.”
Mzbel said that his son is already in a difficult situation at school.
Though she did not go into detail about her son’s treatment, she stated that other parents have strongly urged their children not to connect with Okomfo Black for fear that he may dilute their Christian understanding.
Mzbel, on the other hand, stated that the unjust action has not affected her badly and that she is pleased that he knows his ancestral practices and values.
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Piesie Esther, a gospel singer, has publicly commended rapper Sarkodie for his distinct style.
She added that she like his tracks because of his extraordinary ability to convey properly the lyrics in his rhymes.
Piesie Esther named Sarkodie’s song “Countryside,” which featured Black Sherif, as one of her favourites.
“What makes me love his [Sarkodie] rap is that you can hear what he is saying… recently, the one that he did with my man [Black Sherif], I love it. I don’t normally listen to those songs, but when they are playing, I listen” she said in an interview on Starr FM on November 24, 2023.
The award-winning gospel artist also expressed a desire to work with Sarkodie in the near future.
Wendy Shay donates educational materials to Weija Presbyterian Primary School
Wendy Asiamah Addo, also known as Wendy Shay, provided teaching and learning materials to students at the Weija Presbyterian Primary and Junior High School in the Greater Accra Region on Monday, November 20, 2023, through her organisation Shay Foundation.
Branded exercise books, newly made school uniforms, detergents, and refreshing drinking water were among the kind donations.
This charitable deed, which honoured International Children’s Day, demonstrates Wendy Shay’s dedication to encouraging student access to critical educational resources.
Speaking to the students and staff of the school, the ‘Bedroom Commando’ crooner said, “Shay Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that is committed to seeing to the welfare of both young and old. The organisation aims to support the educational needs of the community. Our main mission is to provide equitable access to quality education for underserved communities. It’s sad to see people drop out of school because they do not have the proper materials. Education is the key to the future, and we must do everything possible to make sure that every child has access.”
The acclaimed singer welcomed kindred spirits with open arms, pushing them to band together and make a lasting influence on the foundation’s noble cause.
Wendy Shay ensured that, in addition to educational contributions, entertainment had a role in the donation ceremony, exciting students with live performances of some of her favourites.
For the past three years, the Shay Foundation has been pursuing these humanitarian activities with zeal.
Below are extracts from the gift.
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