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International Day for People of African Descent in Costa Rica

Ghana joins the world to commemorate the International Day for People of African Descent in Costa Rica

The Deputy Minister for Tourism, Hon. Mark Okraku-Mantey together with Akwamuhene Odeneho Kwafo Akoto III, and the Reggae icon Rocky Dawuni attended the event held in Costa Rica on 31st August 2021 in commemoration of the International Day for People of African Descent.

The event which was organized by the United Nations (UN) was to promote the extraordinary contributions of the African diaspora around the world and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against people of African descent.

The International Day for People of African Descent was also attended by the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Andrés Alvarado Quesada and his Vice, Epsy Campbell Barr.

Several people of the Black origin from different parts of the world attended the event.

Ghana was fully represented by its Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr. Mark Okraku Mantey.

The Year of Return and Beyond the Return

On August 2019, Ghana in an attempt to bring home all people of African descent from different parts of the world started an initiative dubbed the Year of Return to commemorate the 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived in the United States.

This brought thousands of black people from different parts of the world to Ghana to embark on a spiritual and birth-right journey and to have experience of the country’s rich culture and tourism. This initiative was followed up with Beyond the Return initiative which is a sustainable initiative to ensure that People of the Black Origin from all walks of life visit Ghana at any time they so desire and also to create a fund to sustain the initiative.

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International Day For People of African Descent

International Day For People of African Descent

International Day For People of African Descent

International Day For People of African Descent

International Day For People of African Descent

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Total Transformation: Wendy Shay’s new look will shock u

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Total Transformation: Wendy Shay’s new look will shock u


Total Transformation: Wendy Shay’s new look will shock u; Wendy Asiamah Addo known by the stage name Wendy Shay has caused a stir on social media with her new look. She has dropped a few pics on her instagram page and you won’t believe how stunning she looks now.

There has been a lot of controversies surrounding the female Afropop and Afrobeats singer but she chooses to live a care free life and not live to please anybody.

In March 2021, Wendy was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch.

See her instagram post below:

 

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Wendy Shay was also sighted writing something in a picture she posted recently on her instagram page, which was believed to one of her ambassadorial duties. She is now the new official Brand Ambassador for Pinamang cosmetics

 

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay


Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay; Wendy Asiamah Addo  known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer. She was born  on 20 February 1996, which means she is 25 years old.

Early childhood

Wendy Shay was born to Mr. & Mrs Addo on 20 February 1996 in Accra, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s passion for music developed shortly after losing her father at the age of 4 years old.

She attended Morning Star School and St Martin de Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.

Career

Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She was practicing midwifery until she relocated to Ghana to pursue her music career.

She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns.

On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.

Wendy Shay was recently enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay.

Brand Ambassador

Wendy Shay is the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana.

Controversy

There was a controversy around Wendy being sacked as the Brand Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) but was later confirmed that she is still the Ambassador.

Performance

Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.

She also performed at Afronation Music Festival Ghana in December 2019…Read more on..

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay

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Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay

Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay


Everything you need to know about Wendy Shay; Wendy Asiamah Addo  known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer. She was born  on 20 February 1996, which means she is 25 years old.

Early childhood

Wendy Shay was born to Mr. & Mrs Addo on 20 February 1996 in Accra, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart, Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s passion for music developed shortly after losing her father at the age of 4 years old.

She attended Morning Star School and St Martin de Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.

Career

Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She was practicing midwifery until she relocated to Ghana to pursue her music career.

She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns.

On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.

Wendy Shay was recently enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay.

Brand Ambassador

Wendy Shay is the brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana.

Controversy

There was a controversy around Wendy being sacked as the Brand Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) but was later confirmed that she is still the Ambassador.

Performance

Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.

She also performed at Afronation Music Festival Ghana in December 2019.

Awards and nominations

Wendy has won a lot of awards since she started her music career. In 2018, she won New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana Music Awards SA and Best New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards.

In 2019, she won Breakthrough Act of the Year in the 3 Music Awards. She also won Discovery of the Year in the VGMA and New Artiste of the Year in the Ghana Music Awards UK. Wendy was nominated for Afro-beat/Afro-pop Artiste of the Year in the just recent VGMA in 2021 but did not win.

In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by the 3Music Awards Women’s Brunch. She is now one of the richest female artistes in Ghana.

We wish her all the best in her music career!

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OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog

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OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog

OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog


OMG! This man spent millions of dollars on surgeries just to look like a dog; In this world of technological advancement, we have heard a lot of people do crazy  and weird things stuff each and every single day and it has become the norm of the day. I think what this man did is the craziest I’ve heard so far.

Tom Peters is a 32 year old  handsome man who has lived his life for the past years as a dog. He used to walk on all four limbs, sleep in a cage and eat dog biscuits out of a bowl. This is very surprising but he just liked being treated like a puppy.

According to Tom, he feels like he’s a dog and he just wants to be seen and treated as such.  As a result of his desire to become a real dog, Tom Peters, young and handsome as he was spent millions of dollars on plastic surgery procedures and spent so many months in the surgeon simulator just so that he could look like and resemble a real life dog, without any doubt.

It was reported that the young man even sold most of his properties worth millions of dollars in his quest of becoming a real dog.

He used the money to pay for his plastic surgery and he doesn’t regret it at all as he is very much content with the results he got. The doctors changed his physique and body into that of a dog.

Tom Peters is a British and works as a theater technician. He has a fiancee who is not bothered about him being a dog.

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Tom Peters walking like a dog.

 

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Tom Peters in a dog cage

 

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Tom Peters and his Fiancee

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Meet Caitlin Hellyer, the fashion blogger with dwarfism who has been an inspiration to others.

Dwarfism is short stature that results from a genetic or medical condition. Dwarfism is generally defined as an adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) or less.

Caitlin Hellyer, 20, was born with achondroplasia dwarfism, a condition that rendered her a height of 3ft 8ins tall.

She has long embraced her body, but struggled to find clothes that fit her frame, often buying bits from the children’s sections.

Wanting to help other small women who aren’t so keen to wear tops with Peppa Pig and similar childish designs on, she started a fashion blog and Instagram to share her finds – and has gained thousands of followers…Read more..

 

 

 

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