Hundreds show up at premiere of Caribbean-produced movie (Joseph)

Must Read

Prince David Osei alleges his life under threat following his Mahama comment

Ghanaian actor and movie producer, Prince David Osei has revealed that his life has come under threat following his...

Telcos debunk Minister’s hidden revenue allegation, demand proof

Telecom operators in the country are once again challenging the Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful to provide the documented...

New electoral roll: Number of captured voters understandable – Prof Gyampo

Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Prof. Ransford Gyampo has said the number of voters captured in...

The premiere of the first-ever Caribbean-Ghanaian-Barbados starred movie, Joseph, saw many Africans in the Diaspora trooping in to witness a representation of Africans coming back to their roots after living in faraway lands for years.

The event, which was held at the newly constructed Accra Metropolitan Assembly Head Office on Saturday, December 7, was to highlight the story of a Jamaican doctor who has ancestry tied to Ghana through his Grandfather.

Among some of the dignitaries present at the premeiere of the movie were H.E. Dr Erieka Bennett, Head of Mission, Diaspora African Forum (DAF), and Dr Juliette Tuakali Vice-Chairperson of the Forum, Ambassador Nancy Quartey- Sam, Honorary Tourism Ambassador for Zimbabwe, as well as H.E. Charles Josop, Namibian High Commissioner to Ghana.

Also present were the Director-Diaspora at the office of the President, Akwasi Ababio, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi Agyeman.

Some Ghanaian actors who were present at the premiere include Mawuli Gavor, Mariam Owusu-Poku, Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu as well as Ernest Odame.

Joseph was produced by Step By Step Productions, a film company based in Barbados.

The production explored a story that crosses cultures and bridges the gap between Ghana and the Caribbean.

According to some actors who spoke exclusively to ABC News, the movie’s was not produced with the year of return in mind even though they have the same concept of Africans coming back to their roots.

They applauded the Government for introducing Year of Return to help men and women whose ancestors were taken away by slavery return back home.



Submit your stories or articles to or Whatsapp them to +233 553620623

- Advertisement -


Latest News

MOBA-Connection gives new vim to Kotoko management

The swearing in of Nana Yaw Amponsah as Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Asante Kototo is being touted as...

Kanye West announces spiritual coach as running mate

Kanye West, musician and US Presidential hopeful, has selected a 57-year-old spiritual coach to be his running mate in the US Presidential election this...

NUGS kicks against “harsh” punishment on indiscipline WASSCE candidates

The National Union of Ghanaian Students has described as harsh, decision by the Ghana Education Service to direct students deemed to have misconducted themselves. The...

Pirlo appointed new Juventus coach

Juventus legend, Andrea Pirlo has been appointed new head coach of the Old Ladies. He takes over from Maurizio Sarri who was sacked by the...

Free SHS is here to stay – John Mahama

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has debunked claims that he will put an end to the Free Senior High...

More Articles Like This

%d bloggers like this: