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Apple has released 5 new products to mark their 10th anniversary. The iPhone x (mentioned iPhone 10), the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus, a watch and an upgraded Apple TV with enhanced online streaming features.

The craze for for the latest smart phone is on again as apple users who unlike android users have no option in variety have to either upgrade or be left out. Apple ushered in its latest products and iPhone 8 is the order of the day. with over a million pre orders worldwide, the iPhone 8 like its predecessors make the world go round if you are an iOS user.

iPhone X
The future is here guys and it’s mega packed with loads of goodies!
Apple has announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X delivers an innovative and secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using Face ID, enabled by the new True Depth camera. iPhone X will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, October 27 in more than 55 countries and territories, and in stores beginning Friday, November 3. iPhone X will be available in silver and space gray in 64GB and 256GB models starting at $999 (prices may vary).
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
The new iPhone features a new glass and aluminum design in three beautiful colors made out of the most durable glass ever in a smartphone, the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays and A11 Bionic chip,  is designed for the ultimate augmented reality experience. The world’s most popular camera gets even better with single and dual cameras featuring Portrait Lighting on iPhone 8 Plus, and wireless charging brings a powerful new capability to iPhone. Both devices will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 15 in more than 25 countries and territories, and in stores beginning Friday, September 22. iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available in space gray, silver and an all-new gold finish in increased 64GB and 256GB capacity models starting at $699 (prices may vary).
Apple Watch Series 3
Whether you are out for a run, at the pool or just trying to be more active throughout their day, Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular allows you to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, with both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip. Apple Watch is available in two different case sizes, 38mm and 42mm. Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) will be available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum, or silver or space black stainless steel paired with a variety of bands starting at $399. Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) will be available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum cases with a Sport Band starting at $329 (prices may vary).
Apple TV 4K 
The new Apple TV 4K is designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home. With support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR), Apple TV 4K features unbelievably sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life colors, and far greater detail in both dark and bright scenes. With Apple TV 4K, viewers can enjoy a growing selection of 4K HDR movies on iTunes. iTunes users will get automatic upgrades of HD titles in their existing iTunes library to 4K HDR versions when they become available. Apple TV 4K will also offer 4K HDR content from popular video services, including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, coming soon. Customers will be able to order both Apple TV 4K models beginning Friday, September 15, with availability beginning Friday, September 22. Apple TV 4K starts at $179  for 32GB or $199 for 64GB, (prices may vary).

The Ghana Garden and Flower Show, an initiative of Strategic Communications Limited (Stratcomm Africa) for the 5th time brought Ghanaians together to sow and harvest ideas in floriculture and horticulture. The show with the theme, ‘Flower Ghana, Grow Ghana took place from August 31, 2017, to September 4, 2017, at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in Accra.

 C.E.O of Stratcomm, Madam Esther Cobbah said the Ghana Garden and Flower Show’s aim is to help make Ghana become an environmentally friendly country in order to attain it set targets for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

“Flowering Ghana means cultivating flowers which we believe will help grow Ghana environmentally and also in health and in wealth”.  She said

“This year, Ghana celebrates its 60th Independence Anniversary and the Ghana Garden and Flower Show is also 5 years.  The show has grown tremendously.  In 2013 when the Show began, it had 1,400 participants and 14 exhibitors.  In 2016, we saw an over 400 percent increase in exhibitor participation from the 2013 figure and close to 15,000 Visitors.” She revealed

 

She also added  “As we flower Ghana we will be creating a very congenial environment for us to live in. An environment which will make us all give of our best to growing Ghana. Ghana is blessed with huge reserve and natural resources,”

“We hope to challenge the youth to take up opportunities available from flowering Ghana. Planting flowers helps create jobs and puts food on the table.”

The Ghana garden and show is becoming a house hold name and this year’s show was loaded with many fun and educative activities such as exhibition, Conference and Workshops, Movie Night, Music Night, Lux Fashion in the Park, GGFS Party in the Park and many more thrilling activities.

If you missed out this year, make sure you don’t miss out next year!

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Think Mahogany in collaboration with The Food Event Company Africa organized its first ever jollof festival in Accra tagged, Jollof Market.The event which took off at Serallio in Osu, Accra on Saturday August 26 was opened to all.

Jollof Market is an open-air food fair for the purpose of bringing an extensive number of group to a mouth-watering display of Jollof and a variety of accompaniments by local foods and drinks vendors.

There were many other entertainment such as  Jollof King and Queen Live Cooking competition for adults, karaoke session, spoken words, DJ battle and many more…. The kids were not left out either, they enjoyed activities like, face painting, balloon art, cotton candy and others.

Jollof Market is the first of its kind to also promote food tourism in Ghana. It was sponsored by Acrecity Medics, Wilmar Africa, producers of Frytol oil and Fortune Rice.

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MTV Video Music Awards 2017 which took place at the Forum in Inglewood, California, was hosted by Katy Perry. The VMA this year saw a characteristically dramatic awards ceremony; Taylor Swift debuted her new video, Pink gave an emotive speech, and Jared Leto paid tribute to Chester Bennington.

Kendrick Lamar led the pack with eight nominations and picked up a cool six awards, including nods for Video of the Year, Artist of the Year, and more. MTV also introduced an award for Best Fight Against the System, which recognized videos that, according to a statement from MTV, “inspire viewers to stand up and fight injustice.” Big Sean, Logic, Alessia Cara, and every other nominee all took home the award.

 

Here’s the full list of MTV VMA 2017 award winners

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ed Sheeran

BEST NEW ARTIST
Khalid

BEST COLLABORATION
Zayn & Taylor Swift – ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’ from Fifty Shades Darker

BEST POP
Fifth Harmony ft. Gucci Mane – ‘Down’

BEST HIP HOP
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

BEST DANCE
Zedd and Alessia Cara – ‘Stay’

BEST ROCK
Twenty One Pilots – ‘Heavydirtysoul’

BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM (multiple winners)
Logic ft. Damian Lemar Hudson – ‘Black Spider Man’
The Hamilton Mixtape – ‘Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)’
Big Sean – ‘Light’
Alessia Cara – ‘Scars To Your Beautiful’
Taboo ft. Shailene Woodley – ‘Stand Up / Stand N Rock #NoDAPL’
John Legend – ‘Surefire’

SONG OF SUMMER
XO Tour Llif3 – ‘Lil Uzi Vert’

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

BEST DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

BEST ART DIRECTION
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Kendrick Lamar – ‘HUMBLE.’

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Kanye West – ‘Fade’

BEST EDITING
Young Thug – ‘Wyclef Jean’

https://youtu.be/MrV5a9aLBWk