Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
Ghanaian music star killed in crash shortly before leaving for European tour

By Thomas Naadi on 10/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,708

•Late rising Ghanaian music star Ebony Reigns
•Late rising Ghanaian music star Ebony Reigns

Ebony Reigns, who died after a late night crash in her native Ghana on Thursday, had been due to begin a European tour at the weekend.

The rising star, born Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, died alongside two others when her jeep collided head-on with a bus on the Sunyani-Kumasi road.

Reigns rose to prominence with her songs titled Poison, Kupe and Sponsor, while one of her latest songs “Maame Hwe” takes on domestic violence in Ghana.

She was the favourite to win the artist of the year in the upcoming Ghana Music awards.

The news of her death has sent ripples across the country and many in Ghana have been reacting on social media.

British comedian-turned-rapper Michael Dapaah, also known as Big Shaq, who has Ghanaian roots, tweeted:

Her death has ones again raised concerns about the high incidence of road accidents in the country.

According to local site Ghanaweb, more than 2,000 people died on Ghana's roads in 2017. (BBC)

 

Source News Express

Posted 10/02/2018 12:49:07 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Pregnant African Muslim to be flogged to death...

Shiites vs Soldiers: Police remands 191 suspects, releases...

Osinbajo appoints 14 INEC RECs (PLUS: Names of...

Churches drag el-Rufai to court over regulation of...

How we’re opening up government to Nigerian citizens:...

Journalists offer tips on how to boost Kaduna...

For NECO, the sun is shining, By Abdulrazaq...

Communal clash: Umahi orders takeover of disputed land...

Enugu Catholic War: Udi North royal fathers reject...

Labour unions to ground Arik Air today

Emir of Kano denies spending N6bn in 3...

Senate suspends Customs policy on vehicles without duty...

 

Latest News NAF immortalises fighter-pilot Baba-Ari in Maiduguri Okowa, Na’Allah express shock over assassination of Badeh, call for arrest of perpetrators 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians 2018 finalists announced World’s second-biggest-ever IPO flops US Senate passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill in bid to substantially decrease America’s prison population Gunmen ambush, kill Ex-Defence Chief Alex Badeh Court sacks Kashamu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate Army pulls out five Generals 2019: Any vote for Buhari means insecurity, killings, hunger, Dogara tells North East electorate Maiduguri residents angry over 24 hours electricity supply ‘How bank cashiers aided armed robbers to steal my N2m’ Ogonis go to the polls to elect new MOSOP leadership

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (431,411 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,703 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (328,571 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (282,845 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,554 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,610 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,656 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,860 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (180,342 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,878 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,679 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (154,099 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,894) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (974) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (681) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,845) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (79) News (41,569) Opinion (1,154) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,235) Religion (920) Sports (1,831) Stock Watch (36) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera