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Kafui Danku, Mama Imahkus, Kathy Knowles Poised For Ghana Book Club Discussion On 30th Of May

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The maiden edition of the Ghana Book Club slated for 30th of May, is taking off on a high note, as the organizers confirms participation of the 3 out of the 4 authors whose books were selected for reading and discussion in the May edition of the Club meeting, taking place virtually by 7pm this Sunday.

4 Books were selected for reading In the month of may by the club ,which are The Lucky One by KathyKnowles and Deborah Cowley, Returning Home Aint Easy But its Sure a Blessing, by Seestah Imahkus, Sons of the Skroll by Diana McBagonluri and Silence is not Golden by Kafui Danku.

Kafui Danku Ghanaian Film maker’s book titled Silent is not Golden tells the story of her difficulty with childbirth having gone through miscarriage 4 times ,as well as pains of other women who has faced similar situations ,offering solace and comfort and guidance on how to navigate the shallow waters of life if facing difficult situations.

“Written in this book are my life’s experiences that I wish to share publicly to not only educate but also inspire. From my many years of painful experiences, I have squeezed out sweet juices of gainful lessons to inform, inspire, and encourage families – particularly women who identify with my story. This trip down memory lane will undoubtedly be worth taking.’ She explained

The author of Returning Home Aint Easy But Its Sure a blessing , Seestah Imahkus Njinga Okofu Ababio affectionately known as “Mama One Africa” is presently in Rwanda where she has been before the onset of the Lockdown in 2020, triggered by the global pandemic has assured the Book Club that she will join the discussion and be able to discuss with her readers.

The senior citizen who is Co-Chair of the Bureau of African Diaspora Affairs (BADA) in Ghana, Patron of the Institute of Afrikology and Afrika Day Foundation of Durban, South Africa, Founding Member of the Universal Pan African Diasporan Coalition of Ghana, who is now in Rwanda had established the Rweru Rwanda Women’s Empowerment and Human Values Initiative Project with Rich Hearts, a Rwanda based organization, to economically empower women who are survivors of the 1994 Tutsi genocide.

Her Book Returning Home Aint Easy But Its Sure a blessing chronicles IMAHKÜS and her husband’s sojourn and resettlement in Ghana. A prolific writer, her candid sense of humour makes for an admirable, enjoyable yet serious and commendable read; evoking numerous emotions from her readers, laughter, anger, tears and a burning desire to return home to the land of their ancestors.

The Director Council of African Elders and Women Intercultural Dialogue (AEWID), is elated about the Ghana Book Club and has donated copies of her books to the club to help promote reading in the Ghanaian community, from which copies were sent to UNESCO Ghana, Ministry of Education Ghana and more.

Her Book can be purchased directly from the Ghana Book Club.

Sons of the Skroll written by Diana Bamford McBagonluri , is shortlisted for the fiction of the month. Diana Bamford McBagonluri holds an MA in English Literature from Rosemont, PA USA, a BA in English Education from the University College of Education, Winneba, Ghana.

Kathy Knowles co author of The Lucky One, has confirmed that the lead character of the Book Massawudu will be joining the session, the book Lucky One is a non- fiction, featuring the real life experience of Massawudu born with crooked legs, which Osu Children’s Library Fund created to celebrate the human spirit and to promote reading and literacy.

Sons of the Skroll and The Lucky One are among the Books donated to the Book Club by EPP and are available on all their Bookshops nationwide.Kafui Danku and Seestah Imahkus donated copies of their book as well to assist in promoting in reading Ghanaian community.

The Book Club is also enjoying blog support from Modern Ghana , Ameyaw Debrah, Ytainment , Cypress Ghana and All Africa media network.

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Opens Nominations For 23rd Edition

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The organisers if the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Charterhouse Ghana, have opened nominations for this year’s edition.

They are therefore calling on all GH artistes, producers, and record labels with works released between Jan 1st – Dec 31st, 2021 to submit your entries for VGMA23 nominations to www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

See their press release below:

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KiDi, Kuami Eugene To Perform At Indigo At The O₂ In London On March 6

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Lynx Entertainment signees, KiDi and Kuami Eugene are spreading their wings as far as their music careers are concerned.

While their songs are making inroads into other music markets the world over, they are not resting on their laurels in their bid to have a physical presence in those areas.

On 6th March 2022, the two Ghanaian music superstars will be performing at the Indigo at the O2 in London.

KiDi and Kuami Eugene are two of Ghana’s illustrious sons in the music industry who have enjoyed critical and commercial success, less than six years into their music careers.

They have quickly established themselves and have found places in the Highlife and Afrobeats genres.

KiDi, who is currently Vodafone Ghana Music Awards’ Afrobeats Artiste of the Year has released hugely successful singles such as ‘Odo’, ‘Say Cheese’, ‘Enjoyment’ and the 2021 smash hit ‘Touch It’ which went viral on TikTok and spent several weeks on the UK Afrobeats Chart and the Billboard Global Triller Chart.

Kuami Eugene is a four-time Highlife Artist of the Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA). He also won the ultimate slot (Artiste of the Year) at the 2020 VGMA.

He is known for hit songs such as ‘Angela’, ‘Confusion’, ‘Wish Me Well’, ‘Open Gate’ and is currently enjoying a lot of success with his massive collaborations such as ‘Happy Day’ (with Sarkodie) and ‘Love Nwantiti’ remix (with Ckay and Joeboy).

Kuami and KiDi are also loved for their riveting stagecraft and have rocked a lot of high-profile stages (both home and abroad).

Click on the link below for all your ticket reservations: https://www.axs.com/uk/events/421801/kidi-and-kuami-eugene-tickets?skin=indigo

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Juliet Ibrahim Collaborates With United Airlines For “A Toast To Life” Book Tour

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Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim teams up with global airline company United Airlines as she is set to tour America with her book ‘A Toast To Life’.

This collaboration comes as Juliet Ibrahim was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 by MIPAD.

As a Mipadian, The Actress will be working with United Airlines to promote their routes across continents.

Announcing the new partnership via social media, a delighted Juliet, expressed how it will be easier to go on her tour due to the convenience of a direct flight from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America.

She wrote; ” Super excited to be collaborating with @united this January as I tour the USA with my book @atoasttolifebook Flying direct from Ghana and Nigeria to Dulles airport is so convenient! Let the globetrotting #2022 begin!!! Thanks to @mipad100 for the connect. #USAtriploading #Traveltheworld #United #MyUnitedJourney”

‘A Toast To Life’ is a highly acclaimed auto-biography detailing how Juliet Ibrahim survived three civil wars and how she lost some family members while her family was trying to escape from rebels. The book also reveals her survival from rape and sexual abuse, the ups and downs of her previous relationships, dealing with self-esteem issues, depression and Motherhood.

‘A Toast To Life’ is available for purchase online on Amazon, Kindle, and in several bookstores.

United Airlines is a major American-owned company that flies direct from Ghana and Nigeria to the United States of America and vice versa. The airline operates a large domestic and international route network spanning cities large and small across the United States and all six inhabited continents. United Airlines is the third-largest airline in the world and the actress turn author is indeed going global.

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