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Entertainment of Tuesday, 16 June 2020


Ghanaian celebrities we’ve lost in 2020

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The year 2020 has not been good for us in all aspects of life.

From the Coronavirus pandemic to shocking exits of our favourite stars, 2020 seems to be doomed.

Even though death is inevitable, the passing of showbiz stars this year has rocked everyone.

Here are seven (7) Ghanaian celebrities we have lost in 2020 so far.

1. Kofi B

The highlife musician passed away on February 2, 2020.

The “MMobrowa” hitmaker suffered a heart attack prior to his performance at a concert in Cape Coast and was pronounced dead on arrival after being rushed to a hospital.

He had been battling health issues over the past year, according to his family.

2. Bernard Nyarko

The popular Kumawood actor died on May 2, 2020.

The actor famously known on set as 'Bishop Bernard Nyarko' died while seeking medical attention at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

3. Evangelist Emmanuel Kwaku Apraku

Evangelist Emmanuel Kwaku Apraku, popularly known as ‘Apraku My Daughter’, died on May 20, 2020.

Confirming the news, media personality Kofi Adomah said he had received a call from family members who broke the news to him.

He said that he and his team were on their way to interact with the man, after numerous failed attempts to get to him, when the unfortunate news reached them.

The cause of death is, however, unknown.

4. Kwadwo Wiafe

The radio presenter and master of ceremonies (MC) died on June 4, 2020.

He died at the Nyaho Medical Centre in Accra after a short illness.

His demise was confirmed by Akwesi Aboakye on Neat FM’s morning show.

5. Miliky MiCool

The veteran actress passed away on June 10, 2020. Legally known as Beatrice Chinery, brother of the “Kejetia” star actress told Peace FM that she passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

He said the 53-year-old actress died of complications from high blood pressure.

Miliky MiCool is survived by two children.

6. Nana Tuffour

The veteran highlife performer died on June 15.

The “Odo Kakra, Sika Kakra” hitmaker, 66, died at home in the early hours of Monday after a short illness and his body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary, according to his family.