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Agya Koo owes nobody an apology – Manager

The office of ace actor Kofi Adu has solemnly fire salvos at veteran actor Bob Smith Jnr for asking him to apologize for claiming to revive the film industry from its abyss. The Manager of the actor Ernest Atta Abaogye has thrown verbal punches at the modus-operandi of some industry …

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Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith call for Oscars boycott over lack of diversity

  Calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ second straight year of mostly white nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith each said Monday that they will not attend this year’s ceremony. In a lengthy Instagram post, …

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Charlie Sheen confirms he is HIV positive

Hollywood star Charlie Sheen has confirmed he is living with HIV in a US television interview. “I am here to admit that I am HIV positive,” he said. The former star of sitcom Two And A Half Men appeared on NBC’s Today show, ending days of intense media speculation. Sheen …

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Spectre shoots to top of US box office

James Bond film Spectre has raced to the top of the North American box office in its first weekend of release. The 24th film in the spy franchise, which sees Daniel Craig reprise his role as 007, earned $73m (£48.5m) between Friday and Sunday, according to early estimates. But the …

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Ottawa’s first African Film Festival opens

  From scary zombie flicks to political thrillers and super hero movies, the first African Film Festival of Ottawa — which opens Friday at Carleton University — showcases a variety of genres from the perspective of the people who live there. “You know most times when we see images of Africa they are made about Africa, but not by Africans,” …

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London premiere for Ghanaian actor

  Young Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah is all suited and booted for the London premiere of the Hollywood film Beasts of No Nation. BBC Africa’s Miriam Quansah has just snapped him on the red carpet. The film also stars Idris Elba and was shot in Ghana. The story follows Attah, …

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Princess Leia bikini sells for $96,000

  The “slave Leia” bikini worn by actress Carrie Fisher in Return of the Jedi has been sold for $96,000 (£63,220). Bidding for the costume opened at $80,000 at the online auction, run by US firm Profiles In History. As well as the bikini, the unnamed winner received a collar, …

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Angelina Jolie’s breast reconstruction surgery improved awareness

  Following Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie’s May 2013 announcement of her breast removal surgery to prevent cancer, women reported better knowledge of breast reconstruction options, researchers found.When celebrities’ health problems make the news, media reports help shape public knowledge about those conditions and procedures, suggests a new study from …

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