Ghana may not have a Big Brother Stargame representative in the house, but this weekend the country will be represented in the show that is known to be one of the most watched reality program across the continent.
On the 4th of August 2012, the Big Brother house will come alive with incredible tunes when Ghana’s DJ Champagne storms the house to work the turntables at the housemates Saturday night party. DJ Champagne will also be playing on stage at the Big Brother Finale show the next day, 5th August 2012, and also at the after party on the same evening.
Even though music is dynamic, based on the genre of music infiltrating various cultures, especially the African continent, it has now become the determine factor in pacing issues such as religion, culture and fashion.
American singer and actress Whitney Houston has died in Los Angeles at the age of 48.
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21-Year-old Feyijimi Sodipo was crowned as the winner of the 2011 Miss Nigeria competition on Friday night. Feyijimi represented Ogun State during the competition and was a crowd favourite all through the grand finale
From colour-popping dresses to bold prints and shapes, Afro-centric designs have been storming catwalks in recent years, catching the eye of fashionistas across the world.
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Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, a business student from the
town of Benguela in her home country, was crowned Miss
Universe on Monday, after dazzling a panel of judges with
her beauty and impressing them. Lopes, 25, laughed and smiled as she hugged runner-up Miss Ukraine Olesia Stefanko, then had the crown placed carefully on her head at the pageant held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Earlier in the contest, Lopes had been asked what she might change about her physical characteristics if she could, but Lopes said she was satisfied with who she was.
“I consider myself a woman endowed with inner beauty,” she told the judges and the audience. “I have acquired many wonderful principles from my family, and I plan to follow those through the rest of my life.” Lopes take her place as the winner of the 60th annual Miss Universe pageant.
It is an annual event watched by millions of people around the world on TV who cheer for the young women competing in categories ranging from swimsuits to evening gowns. They also must answer the critical question that tells the judges a bit about them.
Lopes had worn a bright bikini, and then paraded around the stage with poise in a form-fitting evening gown coloured in gold and silver sequins and feathers. In fan voting, Lopes tallied only a 3.6 score for the swimsuit but earned a 7.2 for her evening gown. Fan voting, however, did not count in the final tallies from nine judges.
The panelists, who ranged from race car driver Helio Castroneves to actress Vivica A. Fox and journalist Connie Chung, scored the women on each contest, narrowing from a group of 16 down to a final five that included women from China, the Philippines and the home country, Brazil. In all, 89 women competed for the title.
The show was hosted by US television personalities Andy Cohen and Natalie Morales.