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Africa Make-Up & Beauty (AMB) Fair Ends In Accra

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GREATER ACCRA, GHANA, Thursday March 12, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – The fourth edition of the Africa Make-Up & Beauty (AMB) Fair, Africa’s largest beauty trade fair, over the weekend came off successfully at the Event Haven, Trade Fair in Accra. The three-day fair which started from Friday March 6 ended on Sunday, March 8 with different activities.

Organised by Make-Up Ghana under the theme: ‘Evolve’, the fair provided an opportunity to connect beauty brands with their customers as well other industry stakeholders. It also had some major beauty brands on the African continent exhibiting products from make-up, hair, skin, nail care, bridal accessories and more.

Beyond exhibition, buying and selling of beauty products, there were other activities, including panel discussions on retail and sales, manufacturing and regulation, branding and marketing and technology in the beauty industry. There were also hair and make-up live demos, battle of the brushes and combs competition, runway shows and beauty business pitch; a platform to encourage young entrepreneurs.

According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Make-Up Ghana, Rebecca Donkor, who spoke at the opening ceremony on Friday, the beauty industry in Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets “and has over the last decade been described as one with vast untapped potential.” he believed that there is now “enough momentum to go beyond potential and execute on extracting full economic value.”

Vincent Sowah Odotei, Deputy Minister for Communication, in an address, also tasked players in the beauty industry not to compromise on quality when choosing their products. This, according to him, makes brands stand out.

Among keynote speaking at the fair were Nora Bannerman, CEO of Sleek Garments Export Limited; Sandy Osei-Agyeman, CEO of Slid Industries; Roberta Annan, Managing Partner, Roberta Annan Capital, and Nortey Dua, a clinical psychologist, University of Ghana Medical School.

A number of personalities like Lydia Forson, Martha Ankomah, Zynnell Zuh, Mimi Adani, Lerny Lomotey and others also attended the event. TV3’s Berla Mundi was the host for the opening ceremony.

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Ghana’s Most Beautiful: The 6 Contestants Representing Their Regions In The Grand Finale

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Greater Accra’s Naa, Zuzu from the Northern Region, Talata of the Upper East Region, Ahafo Region’s Abena, Volta Region’s representative, Kafui, and Afriyie from the Central Region have made it to the finale of this year’s edition TV3’s Ghana’s Most Beautiful reality television show.

The weekly episode took place on Sunday 6th September 2020 and witnessed the last eviction before the grand finale slated for 20th September 2020. On the night, Eastern region’s candidate, Ofosua, was evicted despite winning the Most Innovative Contestant of the Night award.

Ofosua’s presentation was on blindness whilst Naa did an informative piece on dyslexia and Afriyie enlightened everyone one vocational training. Talata’s performance focused on early child marriage and Abena did an education on child abuse. Zuzu did an emotional presentation on obstetric fistula and Kafui was on helping needy but brilliant students.

Entertainment on the night was provided by the Ghana Dance Ensemble and a performance by the Ghanaian musician and “Jennifer Lomotey” hit maker, Kurl Songx with regular presenters, Johnnie Hughes Beresford and Anita Akua Akuffo.

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Tonyx Hotel Suites And Spa To Launch In Koforidua [SEE DETAILS]

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Tonyx Hotel Suites and Spa on Saturday 5TH and Sunday 6TH September 2020 will launch the opening of the hotel in Koforidua Effijase. The two days event will have attendees entertained from live performances from some big names in the Ghanaian music scenes and appearances of some industry people to grace the event.

The hotel is strategically located in the Eastern Region of Ghana’s capital, Koforidua, the hotel will be managed by the qualified and experienced management team who will provide the best services to clients.

The ultra-modern hotel and Spa projected to open from September 5, 2020 consist of spacious suites, fully-functional kitchens, with leisure facilities such as a spa, pool, and a state-of-the-art fitness center, The Tonyx Hotel, and Spa will also have distinctive culinary experiences, restaurants, and a Bar.

According to the management, they are inviting the public to come and be part of their history as well as having the best experiences with their services.

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Kanye West Shares Images Of New Yeezy Sunglasses

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Rapper-producer-and aspiring presidential candidate Kanye West tweeted a couple of images of his brand Yeezy’s new sunglasses that are pretty unconventional in appearance. It prompted plenty of reactions from netizens who were both puzzled and amused by the design.

West offered his followers a glimpse of the new sunglasses from the latest Yeezy-Gap partnership and the design has since created a buzz on the internet. From hairband to Cyclops, the fictional superhero from the X Men series, the design of the sunglasses have been compared to a variety of odd everyday life objects.

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AJ Sarpong Secures An Ambassadorial Deal With Nivea

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NIVEA – a German personal care brand that specializes in body-care, have announced Ghanaian born Radio and television personality, AJ Akuoko-Sarpong as a new addition to the skin-care family.

The host of Citi FM’ mid-morning show, Brunch In the Citi has been named as the influencer for the skin-care’s new Oil in Lotion Range, consisting of 4 indulging variants: Rose & Argan oil Cocoa & Macadamia Oil Vanilla & Almond Oil Cherry Blossom & Jojoba oil.

Based on 100 years of skin care expertise, the company stated that, it has selected precious natural ingredients and caring oils and blended them into a unique lotion. It added that, the product will indulge the senses with a delicate fragrance and care for the skin with 24h deep moisture that will leave the skin feeling irresistibly smooth and beautifully radiant all day long.

“The NIVEA Oil in Lotion range delivers the pleasurable indulgence of oils and pampers your skin with sensual fragrances in a fast-absorbing lotion for radiant smooth skin.” – Nivea revealed

The astute on-air personality expressing her joy after being announced as the face of the range of products explained that, being a regular user of the product gives her great joy to embody the spirit of radiance and perfection that the NIVEA Vanilla and Almond, Oil in Lotion which contains valuable Almond Oil carefully blended in a fast-absorbing lotion, provides to consumers.

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