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Delay named Woman of the Year at Verna GOWA

Television host and entrepreneur Deloris Frimpong Manso, popularly known as "Delay" has won the much-coveted Outstanding Woman of the Year at this year’s Verna Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA).
Delay, 38, pipped actresses Nana Ama McBrown, Joselyn Dumas as well as Margaret Afriyie, and Cynthia Yeboah to the topmost award at the GOWA, an initiative to honour and award women making significant progress and impact in their various fields.

In her acceptance speech at the GOWA ceremony held on Friday at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, Delay said as a university dropout who came from very humble beginnings, her win should serve as an inspiration to women across the country.

"This is the biggest, Woman of the Year, that's big. I'm overwhelmed and humbled and challenged and inspired at the same time," she said.

"There is saying that to whom much is given much is expected, it means that I have been tasked to do more to push myself and keep inspiring women that it do…

John Legend's 'all of me' ties Despacito as the most certified track in RIAA history

American singer, John Legend took to his Instagram page on Friday night, to reveal his hit song 'all of me' is now the joint most certified song alongside Luis Fonsi's 'despacito' in RIAA history.
 "All of Me" was the third best-selling song of 2014 with 12.3 million equivalent-units worldwide (sales plus streaming), according to the IFPI.

In September the song was certified Diamond.

It became the second best-selling song of 2014 in the United States with 4.67 million copies sold for the year, as well as the third best-selling song in the United Kingdom.

The song was written as a dedication to his wife, Chrissy Teigen.

Controversial awards scheme organiser, ‘Dr UN’ arrested

The initiator of one of the country’s most controversial award schemes, Kwame Owusu Fordjuor has reportedly been arrested.

‘Dr UN,’ as he is popularly known, was picked up at the premises of Kumasi-based radio station, Hello FM by National Security operatives after an interview on Friday.

Mr Fordjuor is the organiser for the infamous ‘Global Blueprint Excellence Awards’ which has been described by many as a scam following revelations that it had no affiliation with the United Nations (UN) as he had touted.He had been accused of using the United Nations and former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan’s name to make the award scheme appear credible, a claim he has fought off vehemently.

A video has however surfaced online that shows Mr Fordjuor being whisked out of the Hello FM by persons believed to be with the country’s security agencies while some staff of the station looked on.

The self-styled ambassador is seen in an altercation with the security personnel while demanding that he sees an a…