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Meet El-Anatsui, The Contemporary Ghanaian Sculptor

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Meet El-Anatsui, The Contemporary Ghanaian Sculptor

El Anatsui is a contemporary Ghanaians sculptor who was born in the year 1944 in the Volta region of Ghana.

Anatsui studied at the University of Science and Technology now Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana.

Internationally and locally celebrated for his transformation of simple materials into elaborate, mutable sculptures.

Focus on El Anatsui – Selvedge Magazine

Anatsui used woods, discarded metals, and clay linked together to form uniquely scintillating wall tapestries.

Skylines by El Anatsui on artnet

His works tackle weighty subjects such as consumption and colonialism, while also visually referencing the history of European and African abstraction through an interpreted sense of Minimalism.

Refraining from dictating how his work should be installed, the artist has explained that ‘art is a reflection of life. Life isn’t something we can cut and fix.

El Anatsui's Monumental New Show Is an Act of Justice - The New York Times

His collections are in New York, Paris, London, and many other countries. he currently lives and works in Nigeria.

El Anatsui | Art21

Anatsui’s media are clay, wood, metal, and found objects which he uses to create sculptures based on traditional Ghanaian beliefs and other subjects.

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Film Hero Of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Found Guilty Of Terrorism

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Film Hero Of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Found Guilty Of Terrorism

A Rwandan court on Monday found Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide, guilty of being part of a group responsible for terrorist attacks.

“They should be found guilty for being part of this terror group – MRCD-FLN,” judge Beatrice Mukamurenzi said of 20 defendants including Rusesabagina.

“They attacked people in their homes, or even in their cars on the road traveling.”

The case has had a high profile since Rusesabagina, 67, was arrested last year on arrival from Dubai after what he described as a kidnapping by Rwandan authorities.

Since being portrayed by actor Don Cheadle as the hero of the 2004 film “Hotel Rwanda”, Rusesabagina emerged as a prominent critic of President Paul Kagame, based in the United States.

He had denied all the charges against him, while his supporters called the trial a sham and proof of Kagame’s ruthless treatment of political opponents.

Prosecutors had sought a life sentence on nine charges, including terrorism, arson, taking hostages and forming an armed rebel group which he directed from abroad. After the announcement of the initial verdict, one of the defendants became ill, causing a short recess which delayed verdicts on other charges and sentencing.

Rusesabagina became a global celebrity after the film, which depicted him risking his life to shelter hundreds as the boss of a luxury hotel in the Rwandan capital Kigali during the 100-day genocide when Hutu ethnic extremists killed more than 800,000 people, mostly from the Tutsi minority.

Cheadle was nominated for an Oscar for the role. Rusesabagina used his fame to highlight what he described as rights violations by the government of Kagame, a Tutsi rebel commander who took power after his forces captured Kigali and halted the genocide.

Rusesabagina’s trial began in February, six months after he arrived in Kigali on a flight from Dubai. His supporters say he was kidnapped; the Rwandan government suggested he was tricked into boarding a private plane.

Human Rights Watch said at the time that his arrest amounted to an enforced disappearance, which it called a serious violation of international law.

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The Man Who Will Marry Me In Future Will Suffer Because He Will Come To Meet A Hole – Ghanaian Lady (Video)

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Marriage Is Not In My Mind At All, I Will Continue To CHOP Myself – Lady (Video)

The Man Who Will Marry Me In Future Will Suffer Because He Will Come To Meet A Hole – Ghanaian Lady (Video)

The lucrative nature of their trade usually discourages them from quitting and settling down until they are old, overused and clearly out of spec.

That is how come a popular sex worker in Kumasi, has said she does not think she is going to quit the trade anytime soon.

According to her, she has genuine plans of settling down, marrying the love of her heart and make a family, but presently, she believes she needs to continue putting her pus.sy up for sale.

Known as Sonka Maclaus across the Kumasi metropolis, this beautiful lady is a popular s…3x worker who has never shied away from taking pride in her work. However, the use and abuse of drugs in addition to her work have led to the deterioration of her physique and the gradual erosion of her charm and beauty.

In the video, she claimed she’s just 19 and has another three years “to eat herself until she is full”

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I’ll Rejoice If Rev Owusu Bempah Is Jailed – Osofo Kyiri Abosom

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I’ll Rejoice If Rev Owusu Bempah Is Jailed – Osofo Kyiri Abosom

Christian Kwabena Andrews, alias Osofo Kyiri Abosom of the Ghana Union Movement (GUM), has stated unequivocally that if Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah is imprisoned, he will rejoice.
In an interview on Onua TV’s Makye show on Tuesday, September 14, Osofo Kyiri Abosom expressed disappointment in his colleague pastor for claiming that he can bribe the security services.

His remarks follow the arrest of Reverend Isaac Owusu Bempah and three of his associates, Michael Boateng, Frederick Ohene, and Nathaniel Agyekum.

They were arrested for “creating and disseminating multiple videos containing threats, as well as brandishing a weapon and assaulting some police personnel.”

In response to Owusu Bempah’s arrest, Osofo Kyiri Abossom, the Founder and Leader of Life Assembly Worship Center, stated that the leader of Glorious Word Power Ministries International must face the law.

In his opinion, Rev Owusu Bempah has been pampered in the country for far too long, and he believes it is time for security to apply the law as a deterrent.

“I pleaded for him to be granted bail because he is a popular man of God, but I regret doing that after watching videos of him asserting how he pays money to the security and other high-ranking government officials for his selfish interest”.

“Owusu Bempah is not a true man of God and his behavior confirms every allegation put across against him, he reiterated.

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