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Ghana: Nigerians planned to disgrace us - Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Kumi Guitar, Becca, King Promise, Felt Unwelcome During Performance in Nigeria

Born David Kwaku Effum Boafo, professionally known as Obibini has stated emphatically that Nigerians poor reception towards Ghanaian artistes who performed at the recently Zylofon Invasion Concert in Nigeria was all planned. The Invasion Concert saw performances from Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Kumi Guitar, Becca, King Promise, among others. However, despite the spectacular performances put forth by the Ghanaian artistes, the auditorium could be linked to the cemetery. So, it’s not surprising that Obibini who was part of the performing acts on the night has posited that Nigerians who attended the show planned to disgrace the Ghanaian artistes. Obibini also expressed shock over the event goer’s attitude of keeping mute when Shatta Wale was performing ‘Hosanna’ single but cheered Burna Boy who featured on the song when he stormed the stage to join Shatta Wale. In the voice of Obibini, whatever attitude put forth by the Nigerians who attended the show was planned. O

Ghana: Bola Ray To Meet Nigerian Officials To Promote GH Music

CEO of EIB Network , Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi popularly known as Bola Ray, is currently in Nigeria to have a meeting with top Nigerian entertainment officials to strike a deal on how to project Ghanaian Music in Nigeria. Close source with the EIB Network boss disclosed to that, Bola Ray who recently made leading radio and television personality, Jay Foley, the manager of Accra-based music and lifestyle channel FIESTA are in talks to make Fiesta Tv a prominent channel to project Ghanaian Music in Nigeria. This comes as a result of some Ghanaians artist encountering some flops in Nigeria last week for a show put up by Zylofon Media to launch MenzGold and Zylofon Media in Nigeria. can confirm that, Radio personality Bola Ray is in talks with Kennis FM, S24Radio, Raypower and other media companies in Nigeria. Formerly owned by Abraham Ohene Djan of OM Studios, FIESTA was acquired by EIB Network some two years ago to position it to become the l

No music in Liberia’s six-year tourism plan

In just over a half-decade, Liberian tourism could become a million-dollar industry. But the country's music scene might not be contributing to the industry.  The set-up to bring Liberia's plan to fruition was recently made public by Lance Gbagonyon, the country’s Deputy Minister of Cultural Affairs and Tourism. The target, said Gbagonyon, is 15 million international visitors by 2023. The potential boost to Liberia’s economy is put between $20 to $40 million. “My goal is to promote the tourism industry as one of the economic pillars for growth and job creation, and I’m working around the clock to make it a reality,” he said. “The first priority area under the six-year strategic plan focuses on improving and persevering heritage, eco- and wildlife tourism structures. For heritage tourism, we are going to reconstruct the home of President Joseph Jenkins Roberts, Africa’s first democratically elected president, which stands on Ashmun Street and still has its original lo

GT-Bank boss charged over staff assault

 A Nigerian national heading a branch of privately run Guaranty Trust Bank (GT – Bank) defendant Ajodeji Bejide has been charged with aggravated assault by police for allegedly assaulting and wounding his Liberian staff Edward Freeman. On Wednesday, police authorities said the defendant who has been working as manager for GT – Bank on 13th Street, Sinkor will be forwarded to court Thursday morning, 30 August to face prosecution. He is accused of carrying out the attack against victim Freeman during a staff meeting at the bank on 13th Street, Sinkor, allegedly hitting the victim with a calculator on his face and wounding his lip. Police Spokesman Moses Carter says as a result of the attack on victim Freeman with a calculator, he sustained injuries on his lip. Police say the accused allegedly admitted to the commission of the crime. Journalists were not permitted to interview or photograph the accused, as it is sometimes done with other defendants who are held in police

It's Jaredo's Birthday

Today, SOG artist Jaredo celebrates his birthday. Happy birthday Jaredo. Check out one of his hit songs below. 

Adorable photos of Eric Geso with his Twins Goes Viral

Eric Geso posted these adorable photos of his twins on their birthday, that had the fans melting. So cute. Check them out below.

Video: Just Prince Sings Country Version of Benji Cavalli 'One More Night'

Just Prince goes country in this funny home video. The singer/producer sang the country version of Benji Cavalli's song 'One More Night' in honor of  Liberian blogger Berenice Mulubah.  Check it out.

Liberia Newest Artist 'SheKey' Makes Fashion Statement with Eccentric Outfit

This new upcoming artist is bring more than her voice to the music industry. She has an eccentric sense of fashion that is bold and colorful.  Shekey is new to the music industry, but she is already attracting the attention of many with her unique sense of fashion and style of music.  Check her out below. 

Video: Benji Cavalli Son Turns Four - Watch His Dance Moves

Benji Cavalli son is not making 'turning four' lazy.  Watch him dance on his birthday.  Sooo adorable. 

Video: Kizzy W shows off his cooking skill for Liberian blogger Lydia Freeman

The multi-talented Kizzy W has some other hidden talents that are outside of music.  The songwriter, singer and producer had a show recently in Iowa.  Before his event, he made his way into the kitchen of Liberian blogger Lydia Freeman and cooked a meal for her family. The singer cooked some yummy fufu with soup.  Check out the video. 

Eric Geso in Partnership with Orange gives back to two orphanages as a celebration of his twins birthday

On August 23rd, Eric Geso celebrated his adorable twins, Eric and Erica, birthday with so much humanity.  The singer teamed up with Orange to give back to two orphanages of his choice.  He took out his little ones to distribute some goodies for the underprivileged. The singer is teaching his kid at an early age the importance of giving back.  Check out the photos below. 

Bucky Raw Visits Ganta Prison to Give Prisoners Few Words of Encouragement

On August 23, 2018, Bucky Raw had an amazing performance in Ganta, Nimba county, Liberia. Before his show, the singer stopped by the jail house in Ganta to offer the prisoners few words of encouragement. Check out the video below: 

John McCain, War Hero, Senator, Presidential Contender, Dies at 81

John S. McCain, the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to pinnacles of power as a Republican congressman and senator from Arizona and a two-time contender for the presidency, died on Saturday at his home in Arizona. He was 81. According to a statement from his office, Mr. McCain died a 4:28 p.m. local time.  He had suffered from a malignant brain tumor, called a glioblastoma, for which he had been treated periodically with radiation and chemotherapy since its discovery in 2017. Despite his grave condition, he soon made a dramatic appearance in the Senate to cast a thumbs-down vote against his party's drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But while he was unable to be in the Senate for a vote on the Republican tax bill in December, his endorsement was crucial, though not decisive, in the Trump administration's lone legislative triumph of the year. A song and grandson of four-star admirals who were his larger-tha

Through the Lens of C Liberia Clearly - What is Pro Poor (Liberia)

Watch 'Through the Lens of C Liberia Clearly' Season 1 episode 1 below "What is Pro Poor" Host: Wilhelmina Dennis Producer: Solomon Klechee 

Over 6 feared dead after canoe capsizes in Dolo’s Town

 Reports from Margibi County say a canoe this afternoon capsized in the Dolo’s Town area in Margibi County leaving several persons drowned.Of the over eight persons who got drowned, only two people have been rescued according to reports from the area. The incident occurred at the Manawhala Crossing- point located at the back of the Dolo’s Town Health Center in Lower Margibi County this afternoon while trying to cross over to the Smell – No-Taste area. The only two persons rescued from the capsized canoe are currently undergoing treatment at a local health center in Lower Margibi County.

Arsene Wenger Arrives in Monrovia, Liberia

Former English Premier League outfit Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger has arrived in the capital of Liberia, Monrovia ahead of August 24th National Award Ceremony. Mr Wenger is expected to receive the highest national award for his role in the development of the football career of President George Weah. Mr. Wenger was welcome by few supporters of Arsenal and some government dignitaries. French coach, Claude Le Roy, who recommended Weah to Wenger during the player’s formative years, is also to be awarded the country’s highest honor. The two coaches will be inducted into the country’s Order of Distinction and be given the title of Knight Grand Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption. Photos from the Arrival of Mr. Wenger at the Robert International Airport in Monrovia. Read more or follow this story on Story by: Citizen Holic Daily Sports Africa News Network, Email: citizenholic@dailysportsafric

Female Agriculturist Cultivates 15 Acres of Farmland in Bong

By Marcus Malayea in Gbarnga City, Bong County Women account for eighty-five percent of the agricultural labor force of Liberia, playing an important role in the management of food production. Despite the critical position and contribution of women in agriculture, women are often discriminated against, preventing them from acquiring ownership, access to and control of land. In Liberia, agriculture constitutes a significant fragment of the country’s economy. More than two-thirds of Liberia’s population are involved in subsistence agriculture, using very rudimentary but outdated technology. A Liberian female Agriculturist, Zobo Luther, in an interview with the Daily Observer on her farm on Tuesday, August 14, in Jorquelleh District, in Bong County, said with her passion for agriculture, she is working to close the gender gap in agriculture in Liberia. Zobo Luther, armed with a Master’s degree in Agronomy and Plant Breeding from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science an

Arsene Wenger to visit -To Be Awarded With Liberia’s highest honour

Arsene Wenger , Former Arsenal manager will be elaborately received in Liberia, as he will be award with the highest award in the west African country. The honour is not unconnected to the efforts made by the Manager in the successful football career of  President George Weah . The government added on Monday that Claude Le Roy , another coach who was instrumental to the development of the Weah football career would also be receiving the country’s highest honour. “They will be honoured by the government of Liberia on August 24, National Flag Day for their role in President George Weah’s footballing career,” a spokesman said. “Both coaches will be awarded the honour at an investiture ceremony in Monrovia.” It was Wenger who took Weah from Africa in 1988 to play for Ligue 1 side Monaco after a tip off from his compatriot Le Roy who first saw Weah playing in Cameroon. In 1995 he was awarded World Footballer of the Year and won the Ballon d’Or, still the o

J Flow Stands in her Garden of Eden as Eve in Creative Photo

J Flow is all legs as she posed as Eve in her garden of Eden, wearing nothing but plantain leaf. Sexiness to the highest degree. Check out the full image below. 

This Is Liberia Nuchie Meek Cover Version of Childish Gambino's 'This is America'

It is his cover version of  Childish Gambino 'This is America" viral video.  In the just released 'This is Liberia', Nuchie Meek addresses the ills within the Liberian society. From the Ebola crisis, broken healthcare system to poor education, he shines light on the daily struggles of the average Liberia. Check out this powerful video below. 

Gboea Flumo: Liberia Wins Miss Africa USA 2018

Yes!!! It is another win for Liberia. On August 18, 2018, Liberia walked away with the crown as Miss Africa USA. The 13th Miss Africa USA was hosted on August 18, 2018, in Montgomery County, MD, emceed by Dr. Renee Allen. Miss Gboea Flumo, former Miss Liberia USA 2016, was crowned as Miss Africa USA 2018-2019.  Congratulation Miss Flumo. 

President George Weah's One Day National Forum Successfully Attended by 26 Political Parties

On Thursday, August 8, 2018, President George Weah had a sit down with 26 political parties of Liberia.  The meeting aimed at advancing ideals that promote the spirit of national unity and political tolerance between opposition political parties and the government.  ANC, LP and UP attended the meeting as a team. According to Deputy Minister Eugene L. Fahngon, Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism, all 26 political parties attended and participated from start to finish.  Even though, social media was buzzing about AB Dillion walking out of the meeting, he walked out as an individual and not a political party, "the invitation was extended to political parties and not to individuals," Minister Fahngon stated in his live video.  Each political party gave ideals and recommendations, which made the meeting a great success.  According to  Deputy Minister Fahngon, "there will be future engagements as such.&quo

Ericgeso goes shirtless in sexy in photo

Ericgeso shared a shirtless photo of him looking sexy and shining. See full image below. 

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Dies at 80

Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, his family and foundation announced on Saturday.   Mr. Annan was the seventh secretary general of the UN between 1997 and 2006 and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work.  The diplomat, who was originally from Ghana, died in the Swiss city of Geneva, where he had been living for several years.  His tenure as UN secretary-general coincided with the Iraq War and the HIV/Aids pandemic.   Kofi Annan described his greatest achievement as the Millennium Development Goals which - for the first time - set global targets on issues such as poverty and child mortality. 

Hussain Kiadee convicted for the murder of Fabine Sunny Siryon

The trail of Hussain Kiadee, for the death Fabine Sunny Siryon, came to an end on August 18, 2018.  Mr. Kiadee was convicted for 1st and 2nd degree murder, and commission of crime with a deadly weapon. His sentencing is set for next month.  Hussain Kiadee was charged in the fatal stabbing of his formal girlfriend Fabine Sunny Siryon, in September 2016.  Hussain Kiadee was taken into custody on October 27, 2016, after the body of 46-year-old Fabine Sunny Siryon was found at her residence in the 600 block of Darby Terrace, shortly before noon on Oct. 21. Kiadee repeatedly denied having contact with the victim on the day of the murder, according to the probable. 

CIC gets a stylish new haircut

CIC  CIC new haircut is fresh and stylish. You dig!!!

Exclusive Interview with DJLib "We need to learn the business side of the music industry"

DJLib We had an amazing chat with Liberian Entertainment Awards Best DJ nominee, DJLib, on a host of things about the Liberian Music Industry.  He was such a sport. Check out the interview below. How did it all start for you? For me it all started as a child, being around my farther who was the owner of his own night club "JahQuoi" located in Barnesville estate, Liberia, during the 90s and Djs like the great warrity from Clara town who thought me few things about music. Who is your biggest inspiration? / Who do you have a lot of respect for? My biggest inspiration as far as djing and The Liberian music industry and someone I got a lot respect for  is Dj Blue and my reason for that is, I feel like he has contributed a lot to our industry and I feel like we share the same agenda on why we do what we do... And that’s for the country and the people of Liberia ...  Which event has been the most memorable for you? As a DJ? My most memorable event

Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul,' dead at 76

 Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul" whose recordings of such classics as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools" made her the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Franklin died at her Detroit home at at 9:50 a.m. "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart," the singer's family said in a statement to the Associated Press. "We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family. The love she had for her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins knew no bounds." Franklin had dealt with undisclosed health issues that had kept her off stage in recent months. In March of 2018, she canceled a pair of scheduled concerts in due to what her management described as doctor’s orders. In subsequent months, she canceled scheduled performances in Boston a

CIC takes time off to reward himself after a successful show

CIC is spotted at an Australian mall, spoiling himself with love and goodies.  The artist who is currently on a tour in Australia, took a trip to the mall, after his first successful show in Australia.  He is spotted walking out of the mall with two bags of goodies. Way to go, CIC. 

Precious Lakis aka Precious Pieces "When I Am Ready I Will Tell My Story In My Own Words With Class and Respect"

Precious Lakis Behind every Liberian, there is a sad story from the civil war and Precious Lakis is not excluded.  The multitalented, multiple award winner, who recently broke the internet with her "Liberia Independence Day" photoshoot, has a very inspiring, heartbreaking story of her own, that she is willing to share with the world, but it will be done on her own terms, in her own words, with her own level of creativity, on the right platform.  Even though, the media may want to speed up the process and tell her story without the details and facts, she is not bother or in a rush.  With her, timing is everything and creativity is a must. Her story must be told when the time is right, in the right setting and used to inspire the world.  Until then, she is doing what she knows best, creating art in style and fashion.

African Virtuous Women Awards to Honor Popular Liberian Radio Personality DJ Master Queen in Nigeria

Multiple Radio Personality Awards winner, DJ Master Queen, is adding more honors to her portfolio.  Early this morning, Master Queen posted that she has been selected by African Virtous Women Awards as one of the six Liberian females to be honored at this year's "African Virtuous Women Awards" in Abuja, Nigeria, on September 1, 2018.  Master Queen extended thanks to Imedia Liberia for the recognition.  Check out her own words below:  God has been good to me mehn..2018 is definitely a good year for me and trust me this is just the beginning. Thanks to all of my friends and family for always supporting your girl. God bless our industry.

Paulita C. C. Wie the Face of President Weah's Young Government

Paulita C. C. Wie is the Deputy Internal Affairs Minister for Urban Affairs, and the face of President George Weah's confidence in the young people of Liberia.  According to Minister Wie, the young people of the Liberian Government will improve and impact the lives of the ordinary people, because they understands the lives of the ordinary Liberians, since over 80% of the nation's population are youth.  She applauded Minister Mobutu Nyenpan and the Ministry of Public Works for the vigorous work being done to improve the road network in a hectic rainy season.   Minister Wie encouraged community residents to work together in the spirit of unity and love for the community and its people to prepare the future of the younger generation.  She also asked community members to work with the local leadership and national government in bringing infrastructural development to their community through dialogue and constructive engagements. She committed herself to wor