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Gyankromah Akufo-Addo

The director of the Creative Arts Council and daughter of President Akufo-Addo, Gyankromah Akufo-Addo, has said her critics will soon acknowledge her impact on Creative Arts Council.

In March this year, the Tourism Minister Cathrine Afeku inaugurated a Creative Arts Council with a task to revise, ratify and implement the Creative Arts Bill and its passage into Law.

The council is headed by Gyankroma Akufo-Addo. Her appointment drew some criticism among members of the opposition party and industry players who questioned her background and efficiency in the Creative Arts Industry. But Gyankromah Akufo-Addo in an interview with Starr news’ Kwaku Obeng-Adjei said she was put there because of her competence as an individual and not because she is the daughter of the President.

Akofa Edjeani Asiedu

Ace actress, Akofa Edjeani Asiedu, has called on movie makers to "tastefully" portray scenes with explicit intimate content. Movie critics over the years have raised concerns at the level of explicitness that characterize recent crop of movies.

The actress, who has been appointed the National Coordinator of the Federation of Film Makers Forum, believes that in as much as some of these scenes may be necessary, a level of decency and polishing must be attached.

Mr Ibu

Popular Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, has said that he is planning to shoot a movie highlighting the evils of xenophobia.

Mr Ibu, told newsmen in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday that majority of the actors would be South Africans while others would be drawn from Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya, Ghana and Botswana.

He said the script of the movie was being written by some gifted writers while planning and pre-production had commenced.

“I have plans to shoot a film on xenophobia. I will use mainly South African actors who will work with others from Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Kenya and Botswana.

Joe Mettle

Gospel musician, Joseph Oscar Mettle, popularly known as Joe Mettle, has disclosed that he was forced to sell waakye at a point in time in order to make ends meet.

The 2017 Ghana Music Award’s Artiste of the Year made this known on Accra-based Joy FM while shared his journey to stardom.

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