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Speaking at the recently held Ghana Music Industry Conference hosted in conjunction with the Music Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), GoCreate Africa’s Managing Director and co-founder, Asha ‘Gangali’ Fapohunda stated that GoCreate technology has been under development for over six years before it was successfully launched in Nigeria.
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is to support the creative arts industry with five million Ghana cedis as seed money to help it to grow.
On Tuesday, 11th May 2021, the Ministry of Finance, as part of modalities to kick-start the implementation of the Ghana Covid-19 Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises Support (GhanaCARES) Obaatanpa programme signed the first two out of 8 compact agreements with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture for an amount of One Hundred million Ghana cedis (Ghs100,000,000.00) and the Ministry of Trade & Industry for an amount of Two Hundred and Eighty Two million Ghana cedis (Ghs282,000,000).
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday launched the Presidential Film Pitch Series, a US$25 million initiative aimed at providing support for entrepreneurs in the country’s movie industry. Under the project, 25 feature films, short films, series, and documentaries by local filmmakers have been selected for investments.
The news was confirmed by Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture Barbara Oteng Gyasi on 17 December. “This is a good day for the Creative Arts Industry, we are excited,” she told local media. “Today, I am happy to announce that we have passed the Creative Arts Bill and very soon it will be assented to by the President.”
The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture has instituted an insurance scheme for those in the Creative Arts Industry. This Scheme is to cover critical issues such as injury and other accidents in the line of duty.