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Wife Of Ghanaian Street Dancer, Jeffery Frimpong, Dies Along With Her Unborn Son

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Pregnant YouTube star Nicole Thea has died along with her unborn son Reign in unknown circumstances.

A
statement to the dancer’s Instagram account this morning broke the news
that Miss Thea, 24, who was eight months pregnant with her son, had
passed away on Saturday morning.

The
statement read: ‘To all Nicole’s friends and supporters it is with great
sadness that I have to inform you that Nicole and her son she and Boga
named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning.’ 

The
street dancer turned influencer, who lived in London with her partner,
was nearing her due date and had been sharing her pregnancy journey with
her 123k Instagram followers and her YouTube channel.

Her partner, street dancer Global Boga, 20, whose real name is Jeffery Frimpong, posted a video of himself dancing with a pram early on Saturday and had shared in a post the week before that he believed his son was arriving ‘on a Monday’.  

Miss Thea’s cause of death is not yet known. She had previously stated in a video that she was having a ‘good pregnancy’.

A statement on her Instagram account said this morning: 'Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning'
A statement on her Instagram account said this morning: ‘Nicole and her son she and Boga named Reign sadly passed away on Saturday morning’

The statement posted to
her Instagram page also added that her partner Boga had made the
decision to publish pre-recorded Youtube videos she had filmed for her
channel.

It read: ‘Nicole pre-scheduled a few YouTube videos and Boga has made the decision to allow them to be aired.

‘As
a family we ask that you give us privacy because our hearts are truly
broken and we are struggling to cope with what has happened.’

‘Thank
you her mum RIP My beautiful baby girl Nicnac and my grandson Reign, I
will miss you for the rest of my life until we meet again in eternal
heaven. Xxx’

YouTube star Miss Thea along with her partner street dancer Global Boga, 20, whose real name is Jeffery Frimpong
YouTube star Miss Thea along with her partner street dancer Global Boga, 20, whose real name is Jeffery Frimpong
The last video posted to Miss Thea's Youtube featured her sharing a behind the scenes look at a pregnancy shoot in a bath full of milk - it was posted the hour before news of her death
The last video posted to Miss Thea’s Youtube featured her sharing a behind the scenes look at a pregnancy shoot in a bath full of milk – it was posted the hour before news of her death

A video on July 8 showed Miss Thea’s boyfriend and brothers rating her maternity outfits.

Miss Thea had 73,300 followers on Youtube with videos about her life, pregnancy and boyfriend.

In
a recent video the star said that she had been having ‘a good
pregnancy’ and spoke about how her partner Boga had stayed ‘so calm’
throughout her morning sickness.

She added: ‘The worst thing about my pregnancy is i’m so out of breath 24/7.

The pair announced the pregnancy in April with an Instagram post captioned: 'We can’t hide this any longer, secrets out..'
The pair announced the pregnancy in April with an Instagram post captioned: ‘We can’t hide this any longer, secrets out..’
A video on July 8 showed Miss Thea's boyfriend and brothers rating her maternity outfits
A video on July 8 showed Miss Thea’s boyfriend and brothers rating her maternity outfits

‘I could walk from here to the end of the room and I feel like i’m dying. I went to my midwife and I was like oh my god is this normal? She was like “yeah you’re carrying a child”‘. 

The
pair announced the pregnancy in April with an Instagram post captioned:
‘We can’t hide this any longer, secrets out.. GOD gave us the biggest
blessing yet. I’m finally creating a beautiful little human inside of
me.

‘Can’t believe this bubba will be
half of me and half of the loml. Honestly, has been the best support
EVER and GOD made no mistakes making him the father.

‘We are already obsessed with you our little miracle baby. Thank you for choosing us to be your parents and best friends.’

The
last video posted to Miss Thea’s Youtube featured her sharing a behind
the scenes look at a pregnancy shoot in a bath full of milk – it was
posted the hour before news of her death was announced on her Instagram
account.

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Watch: Bibie’s Song ‘Tout Doucement’ Performed On The Voice Kids 2020 – France

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The Voice Kids – France resumed its seasonal auditions airing on Saturday, 13th, September on TF1(Television France 1) nationwide. A young contestant by the name, Chloè perfomed ‘Tout Doucement’ an iconic song originally wonderfully interpreted and made famous in the 80’s by Bibie also known as (Bibie Brew) a renowned Ghanaian, French international singer known to French audiences worldwide.

Bibie
is reputed for making this very beautiful evergreen song ‘Tout
Doucement’ a massively successful smash hit in France and French
territories: Europe, Africa, Asia and the America’s (North and South).
Her songs are known literally every where the French language and
culture is spoken and lived. ‘Tout Doucement’ sold over 1 million copies
in less than 3 months of its maiden release in 1985, remained top of
the hit parade for weeks on the French International music sales and is
still selling and played today.

Bibie is Ghana’s first female
singer to be internationally recognized by her incredible success in
record sales at the time and a natural popularity in France and Europe
till now. She’s also the first Ghanaian female artist to sell a million
copies of a song internationally. Bibie is a household name in France
and loved by a very wide French audience worldwide. She is not only
considered as a legend due to her iconic song and six French albums that
followed over her 35 year career as a performing and recording artist
in France – she is an outstanding contribution to the popular French
music culture and also to the developing Creative Industry of Africa.

Since
2007 in Ghana, Bibie founded the New Morning Arts Café & Creative
Centre where she dedicates her years of experience and gift of music
mentoring, coaching and assisting in the development of African talents.
Though very discreet about her life, Bibie’s contributions as a
Ghanaian and African international artist in the music industry in
general is very notable. Thank you Bibie for your amazing legacy to the
creative arts and thank you France for celebrating our African music
legend.

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Abeiku Santana, First National Bank And Others Join WWII Veteran Joseph Hammond On His Last Walk

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During the heat of the Covid-19 pandemic in
Ghana, Abeiku Aggrey Santana and his partners Derrick Cobbinah,
Africa’s Project Officer for the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League and
CEO of Forces Help Africa and GUBA Foundation supported and brought to
light the activities of WWII veteran Joseph Hammond who recorded a walk of 14
miles in a week as part of a fundraiser to support Africa’s front-line workers.

The 95-year-old Ghanaian World War II
veteran walked 3.2 kilometres (two miles) each day to reach his target on
Africa Day in Accra and raised almost £43,000.

This gesture by this noble man went viral
in the international media including Al Jazeera, BBC, CNN, DW, France 24 and
Washington Post. It also attracted a number of corporations and individuals to
reciprocated the goodwill and stretch their arm of support to the
veteran. 

Today, the First National Bank that
launched ASPIRE (Accelerated Support for Pandemic Intervention and Relief
Effort) a fews months ago to assist government and its stakeholders in
mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has donated an amount of Ghc
12,000 (Twelve Thousand Ghana Cedis) to Mr Hammond. Speaking to a session of
the media, Mr Dominic Adu, the first Ghanaian CEO of the bank said they were
proud to be a part of his last walk and to share in his story, it is their
fervent hope and prayer that First National Bank will look back in the future
and also tells their story as the best bank that ever existed in Ghana.

Consequently, Ghanaian Billionaire,
Philanthropist and Prince of Africa, Nana Kwame Bediako proudly known as
Freedom Jacob Caesar and his New Africa Foundation who has been showing a
greater level of generosity amidst the covid19 pandemic also donated a fully
furnished house to Veteran Joseph Hammond who lived 75years of his life in his
family home in Accra to support him. 

WO1, Joseph Hammond who was inspired by the
story of Captain Tom Moore becaming a national hero in the United Kingdom for
raising 33 million pounds ($40m) to help NHS before turning 100 was full of
praise to the Philanthropist and the First National Bank and thank them for
leading the path, he admonished selfishness in the Ghanaian populace and urged
us to continue to support the less privileged in anyway we can. 

Other veterans including Russia’s Zinaida Korneva(97) and British’ Dabirul Choudhury(100) also has bagged similar stories of success for their yeoman’s job.

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Art On The Beach – Weekly Art Exhibition Series Kicks Off

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Ozzies Beach Palace has teamed up with TIC Ghana to introduce a weekly art exhibition dubbed ”Art on the Beach”. The two-day exhibition will give artists all over the country the opportunity to exhibit their works on a regular basis.

Ozzies Beach Palace aims to give its customers the full cultural experience with the addition of art to its already existing vibe of great live music and good food. The first edition kicks off this weekend with an art exhibition by Courage K. Hunke.

The art exhibition will be open on Saturday & Sunday (12th & 13th of September) from 12pm to 7pm each day. Ozzie’s Beach Palace is located at South Labadi Estate, adjacent to the Sandbox Beach Resort.

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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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