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Wendy Shay vents on FDA for ban on advertisement of alcoholic beverages

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Wendy Addo, known by the mononym Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer has vented her frastration on the foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) after she lost a deal worth thousands of dollars to advertise an alcoholic beverage.

According to the ‘Bedroom Commando’ hitmaker , she had no idea that celebrities could not advertise alcoholic beverages in Ghana and that the ban was ‘like seriously?! Small food we go chop too u wan take 4rm our mouth.

” I just lost a deal worth 1000s’ of dollars with this foreign alcoholic company…I didn’t know in GH Celebrities can’t advertise for alcoholic beverages according to FDA. Like Seriously?! Small food we go chop too u wan take 4rm our mouth. Gh celebs wake up!!FDA Lift dat ban!! ” she said in a tweet yesterday.

In 2005, the FDA, as part of efforts to ensure minors are protected from alcoholism, banned Ghanaian celebrities from advertising alcoholic beverages as an adherence to a World Health Organisation (WHO) policy.

In some few minutes after her tweet, FDA replied reminding her of the ban and urging her to join the fight in preventing alcoholism.

” Dear @wendyshaygh, the guideline on the advertisement of food states states clearly that no well-know personality or professional shall be used in alcoholic beverage advertisement, ” FDA replied to her tweet.

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Adina Thembi talks about how important indentity, roots, is to her brand

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Ghanaian female singer, Adina Thembi has opened up on how important identity, roots, is to her brand. 

Speaking in an interview on Celebrity Hangout, a sister station of Joy FM, hosted by Ibrahim Ben Bako, Adina said this seem very important to her and as artiste they get the opportunity to showcase themselves. 

“By showcasing ourselves definitely our styles have a part to play in it”, she said. For her, it was very important to have a touch of that. Please watch the video below: 

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I was in coma for 4 days that got me completely paralyzed – Adelaide Bortier recalls her ordeal on #UnitedShowbiz

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Adelaide Bortier, a super-talented singer livingbwith blindness has revealed that she was in coma for 4 days that got her paralyzed completely.

Adelaide speaking in an interview on United Television with host, Nana Ama MacBrown on the ‘United Showbiz’ show, disclosed: “l was making preparations towards coming out with my music before DopeNation uncovered me”, she said. 

The gifted musician also stated that she wasn’t born blind but she lost her sight on October 16, 2012 and she fell sick. According to her, she contract a condition called spinal meningitis which affected her brain nerves and lost her sight. 

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