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NEW! Adomaa in FRESH Ben Bond-made IMAGES

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Musician Adomaa (Joy Onyinyechukwu Adomaa Serwaa Adjeman) cuts a deep look in a new set of images. Shared on Behance, the images are Adomaa when she wants to be her charming self.

The images are adorned with so much beauty, her eyes providing a starry environment.

The shots were taken by Ben Bond for OAB Photography.

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Makeup Ghana participates in 4th Global Business Forum on Africa – SEE IMAGES!

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Makeup Ghana, represented by its CEO/Founder Rebecca Donkor participated in the two-day Global Business Forum on Africa in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.  

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, the theme of the 4th Edition of GBF Africa was “Next Generation Africa”, and brought together 1,000 top-level participants, including government officials, policymakers, business and finance leaders, and entrepreneurs from across Africa and around the world, to discuss trade and investment opportunities that are blossoming across the continent.

Makeup Ghana, participated as part of a Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) delegation of private and government participants across multiple sectors. Makeup Ghana believes the cohort of attendees at GBF Africa provides the perfect launchpad for mutually beneficial collaboration between Dubai’s vibrant makeup and beauty scene and Ghana’s fast ecosystem.

The focus for Makeup Ghana’s participation was to properly project the economic impact of the Makeup and Beauty Industry in Ghana, especially its importance in creating and empowering female entrepreneurs and find partners who can help fulfil this agenda.

Makeup Ghana CEO, Rebecca Donkor emphasized this when she said:

” The Makeup & Beauty Industry in Ghana is growing fast and is a formidable force for economic empowerment, especially for female entrepreneurs.

However, to continue this growth trajectory, we need support from private and public-sector stakeholders within and outside Ghana. We are here to showcase the vast opportunities available in our industry and to also find partners to help train and build capacity within the industry through grants, equity funding and skills transfer between artists, retailers, brands, manufacturers in Dubai and Ghana”

 

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Makeup Ghana participates in the 4th Global Business Forum on Africa

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Makeup Ghana, represented by its CEO/Founder Rebecca Donkor participated in the two-day Global Business Forum on Africa in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.  

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, the theme of the 4th Edition of GBF Africa was “Next Generation Africa”, and brought together 1,000 top-level participants, including government officials, policymakers, business and finance leaders, and entrepreneurs from across Africa and around the world, to discuss trade and investment opportunities that are blossoming across the continent.

Makeup Ghana, participated as part of a Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) delegation of private and government participants across multiple sectors. Makeup Ghana believes the cohort of attendees at GBF Africa provides the perfect launchpad for mutually beneficial collaboration between Dubai’s vibrant makeup and beauty scene and Ghana’s fast ecosystem.

The focus for Makeup Ghana’s participation was to properly project the economic impact of the Makeup and Beauty Industry in Ghana, especially its importance in creating and empowering female entrepreneurs and find partners who can help fulfil this agenda.

Makeup Ghana CEO, Rebecca Donkor emphasized this when she said:

” The Makeup & Beauty Industry in Ghana is growing fast and is a formidable force for economic empowerment, especially for female entrepreneurs.

However, to continue this growth trajectory, we need support from private and public-sector stakeholders within and outside Ghana. We are here to showcase the vast opportunities available in our industry and to also find partners to help train and build capacity within the industry through grants, equity funding and skills transfer between artists, retailers, brands, manufacturers in Dubai and Ghana”.

 

Makeup Ghana is a social enterprise creating a unifying platform for stakeholders in the emerging and fast-growing makeup and beauty industry in Ghana. We are bringing together makeup professionals, makeup brands, beauty retailers and fashion & beauty content creators in Ghana, under one umbrella, to propel the industry forward.

We do this through advocacy, training and capacity building, events and consulting services.

Global Business Forum on Africa will explore the next phase of growth and development with the founders of Africa’s most innovative businesses. The forum will examine the potential for leveraging technology to accelerate growth across Africa, discuss the power of the emerging private sector and identify the opportunities for financing and partnering with Africa’s most dynamic businesses.

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E!’s Fashion Police Hands Out Its Last Violation With Farewell Show On DStv

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After more than two decades of countless laughs and unforgettable moments, E!’s iconic comedy franchise, will sign off to “Joan Rangers” one last time when Fashion Police: The Farewell series finale special airs 29 November 6pm on E! (DStv Channel 124)

Helmed by the legendary comedian and series co-creator Joan Rivers since its inception in 1995, Fashion Police forever changed the pop culture conversation covering every major award show and fashion event through the lens of its signature opinionated, relatable and self-deprecating comedic commentary.  Following Joan’s passing in 2014, the franchise continued with the blessing of her daughter and executive producer on the show since launch, Melissa Rivers, who became a co-host in 2015.

The current panel also includes Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, NeNe Leakes, and Margaret Cho.  Over the past 20 years, the show has welcomed some of the most notable celebrities from the worlds of fashion, entertainment and sports, ranging from Gigi Hadid and Nicki Minaj to Laila Ali and Martha Stewart, who have joined the Fashion Police to share some laughs and discuss their favourite fashion hits and misses.

“Fashion Police has been a red-carpet mainstay for over two decades that has been emulated across the entertainment landscape,” said Adam Stotsky, President, E!  “Joan’s beloved no-holds-barred style fuelled the franchise’s clever approach to fashion and comedy, and we are incredibly proud of its long-running success.  We are also especially grateful to Melissa, as well as Giuliana, Brad, Nene, Margaret and the entire Fashion Police team, who have continued to deliver the laughs and make this iconic franchise truly one of a kind.”

“Thank you to E! for having the vision to see the potential of Fashion Police which changed both the entertainment and fashion industries,” said Melissa Rivers.  “I am truly proud to be part of this legacy.”

Hosted by executive producer Melissa Rivers, and co-hosts Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, NeNe Leakes, and Margaret Cho, the network will commemorate the franchise with Fashion Police: The Farewell, a look back at the show’s most memorable moments from many famous faces who have stopped by the set and the outrageous fashion debates that ensued.

Viewers can also expect some of the funniest, most jaw-dropping jokes and fan favourite segments such as “B%&$h Stole My Look,” “Guess Me From Behind,” and “Starlet or Streetwalker,” and a slew of surprise celebrity guests will join in the celebration of the comedy series that revolutionized the fashion world.

The special will take viewers behind the scenes with insider scoop from the cast and crew and reveal never-before-seen footage from the ground-breaking series including an unaired 80’s themed episode with Joan and the gang.

“Joan Rangers” can share their favorite Fashion Police memories on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #FashionPolice.

 

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Pearl Nyarko crowned Miss Malaika 2017

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Held at the National theatre last night (November 4), the grand finale of the Miss Malaika beauty pageant, saw 25-year-old Pearl Nyarko emerge as ultimate winner, beating 9 other contestants to annex the throne.

The feat makes Ms. Nyarko, an MPhil candidate at the University of Ghana, the 15th queen since the inception of the competition. She drives home a brand new Renault car among other mouthwatering prizes.

Vanessa Xola Donkor, and Helen Cudjoe Levu came in second and third place respectively. The contest had  John Dumelo, Naa Ashorkor, and Becca as judges.

A truly memorable night for many, the event, put together by Charterhouse Ghana, witnessed performances from Kidi, King Promise, Adina and Ebony.

 

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Tickets for 2017 Miss Nigeria Ghana OUT NOW!

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Tickets for the 2017 Miss Nigeria Ghana beauty pageant are out. Patrons and fans alike can get theirs from Silverbird Cinema – Accra Mall and West Hill Mall, Osu’s Koala, Max Mart at 37 Bus stop and Baatsoona Total for a ‘cool’ Ghc 50 – Regular, Ghc 100 – Standard, Ghs 200 – Vip and Ghs 400 – Corporate seat.

All the finalists representing the thirty-six states plus one FCT are ready to battle it out at the main auditorium of the National Theatre, Accra on the 10th of November, 2017.

The pageant is designed for young Nigerian ladies who are over eighteen years and Ghanaians of half Nigerian parentage. It aimed at organizing these young beauties towards a new order of projecting and defining Nigeria’s diverse socio-cultural heritage to the people in Ghana, thereby fostering a more cordial relationship among Nigerians and Ghanaians via the platform of general entertainment and business promotion that the pageant presents.

The 2017 winner gets a brand-new car, and over Ghc 30,000 worth of prizes to be shared among the finalists. Also, the winner of the pageant would embark on a one year community engagement service, in a show of appreciation and a way of giving back to a very accommodating host nation, Ghana.

The event has the endorsement of the Nigeria High Commission in Ghana.

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Araba Sey Mentors Young Models At Pentecost University [+images]

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Top Ghanaian model Araba Sey recently mentored young and aspiring models on how to  create a solid career in the industry.

She was invited by Gyimodels Agency to mentor and inspire the young aspiring models at Pentecost University, as well as other tertiary institutions.

Araba revealed in a interview that she honoured the invitation as part of her personal efforts to nurture  upcoming models. She also spearheads the “Seyyourmind” initiative which tends to promote the modeling industry.

Some of the notable points of discussion she had with the young models include how to get started in the field of modeling, handling challenges and promoting your brand, she said ” I then gave them a general advice,key points,direction,answers to their questions and motivation with their modeling career to sum up the whole discussion using my experience as a case study” she added.

She also indicated that in coming weeks she will be visiting a couple of modeling agencies she has been invited to, to carry out such mentoring discussions with young aspiring models.

Speaking on the progress of her initiative “Seyyourmind” she indicated that her team are working behind closed doors to put certain things in place to come out with something successful with a line up of activities. She urged the general public to keep encouraging and supporting the modeling industry.

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