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USAG sends Pinktober Breast cancer outreach to St Louis SHS



The Women’s Commission of the University Student Association of Ghana (USAG) has stepped up the early detection for breast cancer campaigns sending the education to Senior High Schools.


The student body which is primarily set up as a mouthpiece for tertiary students is working with the Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (FGMSA) to ensure that young girls are aware of breast cancers as the world marks World Breast Cancer Month in October.




The campaign saw a massive turnout at the St Louis Senior High School in the Oforikrom Municipality of the Ashanti Region where organizers were compelled to break the sessions into two to accommodate the numbers.


The girls were enlightened about the risk factors, prevalence rates, symptoms of breast cancer, and myths about the disease and how to conduct self-breast examinations.


Women’s Commissioner for USAG Amtu Akumfi-Ameyaw indicated that though the primary responsibility of USAG is to the Universities, it was important to take a step back when it involved matters that had expansive repercussions beyond university students.





She explained, “Our jurisdiction is the university students but these students will be joining us anytime soon. They don’t pay attention to these things because they are younger but when they have the education early enough, it will help them to seek treatment and avoid risk factors before they enter university where someone might be in advanced stage of breast cancer,”


As of the end of 2020, 7.8 million women were living with breast cancer making it the world’s most prevalent cancer. 2.3 million Women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2020 with 685 000 dying globally in the same year.


The National President of the Federation of Ghana Medical Students Association FGMSA Darielle Adjoa Addison pointed out that though the disease was rarely diagnosed among women below twenty-five, it was imperative that the students were empowered with knowledge to seek medical interventions as early as they saw any lesions in their breasts.




“70% of breast cases are determined at the advanced stages which is very terrible. Now they have learnt to do self-breast examination so that they can detect it very early. Those who are at high risk now know themselves and they know why to examine themselves at least every month,” she noted.


Head girl for the St Louis SHS Maria Daniela Serwaa Bonsu was grateful to USAG for pointing the student body to certain developments and behavioral patterns that they hitherto would have ignored.


She pointed out: “Several students were interested in the issues of wearing their bra multiple times and ignoring discharges from their nipples. There are things they used to do that I know they are no longer going to.”




A teacher and SRC Patron for the School, Emil Ameyibor was optimistic the students will become peer educators and step down the education to their friends, families and communities to support the national effort at halting the devastating scourge of breast cancer.


The sensitization forum was followed up with free screening for as many girls as were willing to avail themselves of the process.


The next stop for the University Students Association of Ghana and its partners will be the University of Ghana.

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Smoke Ice Music/JayRaw Multimedia Signs Kulli Jay, A Budding Afrobeats Artiste




Smoke Ice Music and JayRaw Multimedia has announced the signing of a new male singer, Kulli Jay to their record label, Smoke Ice Music/JayRaw Multimedia.

The up-and-coming musician, Kelvin Osei Owusu who goes by the stage name Kulli Jay, also expressed his excitement about the deal, promising his best under the new management.

Kulli Jay, the new signee has been churning out a couple of music before he came into contact with Smoke Ice Music/Jayraw Multimedia. The announcement and signing was posted on the socials of the Label. Speaking to the CEO of Ice Smoke Music, he promises that their new signee is full of goodies and that Ghana and beyond should expect something awesome.

Kulli Jay is expected to drop his newest single under the label very soon.

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Meet Derrick Ampadu Ansong, The Grandson Of The Late Legendary Nana Kwame Ampadu




Derrick Ampadu Ansong, known by his stage name Ampadu Ansong, is a multifaceted Ghanaian talent who has made a significant impact in Ghana’s entertainment industry. With his charm, energy, and versatility, Ampadu Ansong has become a popular figure in showbiz circles. From his early years in the bustling capital city of Accra.

Ampadu Ansong has proven his ability to captivate audiences and create memorable experiences. In this article, we will delve into his background, career, and contributions to the world of Ghanaian entertainment.

Derrick Ampadu Ansong who is the Grandson of the legendary musician The Late Nana Ampadu, a student of Ghana Telecom University who comes from kwaku in the Eastern part of Ghana.

Ampadu Ansong works with the record label known as Chambers Records. He has 3 singles to his credit namely, Hallelujah,Tina and Alone, and soon to release another amazing single. Growing up in the capital city, he was exposed to the vibrant and diverse entertainment scene that characterizes Accra.


This early exposure ignited his passion for the arts. Throughout his schooling years, Ampadu Ansong displayed natural talent in hosting and entertaining, captivating his peers and teachers with his charisma and quick-witted humor.

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