Africa. Ben Hooper (0) A hippo attacks a man's vehicle on a bridge in South Africa's Kruger National Park. Hippo, also called Hippo Regius, ancient port on the coast of North Africa, located near the modern town of Annaba (formerly Bône) in Algeria.Hippo was probably first settled by Carthaginians in the 4th century bce.It later became the home of Numidian rulers. Selly Galley has featured prominently in movies. Indeed, the message from this song resonated so well that Stonebwoy was called upon to perform it for the COVID time virtual concerts organised by global powerhouses such as Billboard, the African Day Benefit Concert hosted by Idris Elba, “Bathroom Sessions” organised by Clash Magazine to help Water Aid UK in their fight against the gobal pandemic. In January last year a Kenyan fisherman was lucky to escape with his life after a hippo launched a savage attack near Lake Naivasha in Kenya. He was greatly admired for his ability to come up with very creative ideas that could impact the entertainment industry as well as other extra-curricular activities. Despite UTV being a Twi TV station, Akrobeto combines English and Twi as the medium of communication to his audience. A woman was attacked by a hippopotamus while she and her husband were on a wildlife tour in Africa, according to tour operator Wild Horizons.. On Saturday, a … Warning. Much rarer are the antiwar sentiments of composers like Bob Dylan of the USA. Currently, Jay Foley also hosts his radio show titled MUSIC BOX on HITZ103.9fm, which currently is the city’s most influential and widely listened to radio station. A woman on holiday in Africa has been attacked by a hippo as she canoed down the famous Zambezi River. Akrobeto was born at Ayirebi in the Ofoase Ayirebi constituency in the Eastern region of Ghana. The filmer explained why the hippo might have been behaving like this, writing online: "In times of drought, hippos can become quite stressed and as a … A woman on holiday in Africa has been attacked by a hippo as she canoed down the famous Zambezi River. “Music has the power to move us and to change us. Transcript for US woman badly injured after hippo attack in Zimbabwe river vacation scare for an American couple traveling in Africa. In another incident in the Zambezi Region a 45-year-old man, Mahoto Mwilima, was killed by a hippo while fishing in the Linyanti River in the Maunga area. They can be found in both savannah and forest areas. From the truly horrific COVID-19 pandemic which forced countries to shut borders and order lockdowns, to protests against police brutality in the USA and Nigeria, among many other sufferings, the atmosphere has never been more prime for messages of hope and positivity. Earlier in December, Jannice Simpson, from Cape Town, was killed by a hippo while on honeymoon with her husband in the Okavongo swamp. “They came too close to the hippo and it panicked and attacked their boat,” an unnamed eyewitness told the paper. But the colossal animal gave the big cat quite a scare when it immediately turned around and began chasing after her. He faced a lengthy physical recovery in the following months and years, and the deadly attack continues to haunt him. Selly Galley’s ascendance to fame began when she won Miss Ghallywood beauty pageant; a talent hunt for the new face of the Ghana Movie industry in 2011. He was a founding member of the Kristo Asafo drama group, when the drama group was founded by Apostle Kwadwo Safo in the late 1990s, along with Agya Koo, Mercy Asiedu, Nkomode the group performed in the Key Soap Concert Party at the National Theater. The hippo attacked because I was invading its territory." Jay Foley’s engagement at the BET AWARDS created huge interest in Ghanaian journalist to follow suit in covering the BET AWARDS. He also became the brand ambassador for REMY MARTIN and Telco giants MTN. Your web browser is no longer supported. I guess this paragraph will justify his call. By all accounts, she was incredibly lucky.". In 2012, Jay Foley became the 1st Ghanaian radio and tv personality to cover the European Music Awards in Germany. During our tour in South Africa, we were planning to visit the world’s most famous hippo, Jessica, and interact with her up close. Image courtesy: TechMalakHi. In South Africa, a hippopotamus fatally attacked its owner after 7 years of friendly coexistence. When the hippo came out of the water and hit the canoe, Ryan was flipped towards the island, and his wife was thrown towards the wild animal. Her talent as an actress has led her to play roles in flicks like, The African Child , the Number one fan , You May Kill the Bride , Beautuful Ruins, The TABLE , Any Other Monday , John and John and so on. In recent times, during the ENDSARS PROTEST organised to call for social change in Nigeria and to protest bad governance and police brutality, several of the protesters found comfort in the repertoire of Stonebwoy, through his songs like Suit and Tie which decries corruption, and more especially Run Go- a song which laments how African leaders are failing to satisfy the simple demands of their electorates and how that is leading to African youth to flee its shores in search of the proverbial greener pastures. Hippo dung shortage could kill off life in Africa’s great lakes. Hippos are thought to be the most dangerous mammals in Africa, killing an estimated 2,900 people every year. Property News: Is your home affecting your mental health? A Florida tourist went to Africa and learned firsthand about a much more dangerous beast. This list may not reflect recent changes . A Florida tourist went to Africa and learned firsthand about a much more dangerous beast. Yet in the most critical times, when the need arises for activism to bring down much needed societal change, we see fewer and fewer people on the streets taking to the streets with picket signs which bear profound lyrics from the songs of the day. Kristen Yaldor, 37, was attacked by a hippo on her birthday when canoeing in Zimbabwe on Dec. 1. Marius Els raised Humphrey the hippo from the age of five months and once described him as 'just like a human'. They willl attack anything standing in their way to the safety of the water which is either a river or a dam. Jay Foley became one of the best entertainment presenters of his time. The Hippopotamus is typically a slate brown colour to muddy brown, with purplish hues often visible.. A massive animal, it measures 1500mm in height at the shoulder and has a length of 4310-5160 mm, of which about 560mm is tail. Kwabena Bour. Meanwhile the hippo attacked the other 2. "If one of those (incisor) teeth hit her femoral artery, we would probably be planning a funeral today. Top Nigerian celebrity and award-winning musician, Davido, tweeted some lyrics extract from the song, as a way of adding his voice to the campaign. Four people have drowned in Lake Albert, Uganda after their boat which they were travelling in was hit by a hippo. Tourists come to Florida and worry about shark attacks. 2020 has proven itself to be one of the most bizarre and tragic years in recent history, with tragedy and grief sweeping across the globe and its continents unendingly. Eye witnesses said that the incident occurred at a popular landing site in Ndaiga Sub County. Dec 25, 2003. Hippos can weigh as much as two tonnes and are among the most dangerous animals in Africa. The hippopotamus (/ ˌ h ɪ p ə ˈ p ɒ t ə m ə s / HIP -ə- POT -ə-məs ; Hippopotamus amphibius), also called the hippo , common hippopotamus or river hippopotamus , is a large, mostly herbivorous , semiaquatic mammal and ungulate native to sub-Saharan Africa . They tend to attack if they feel their territory is being invaded. msn back to msn home africa. For instance, a crocodile killed residents at Nyandiwa beach in Suba South constituency, while a hippo killed others at Sango-Rota beach in Nyakach constituency. To the Nigerians, Congolese, persons from Cameroonian descent, the combination of the lyrics of the song, rhythm and instruments have established a group identity, stir strong emotions, engage audiences and amass people to take action to demand for their due right to live as citizens and as matter of fact, “Run Go”. May 29, 2020. https://t.co/AwYnK3aCgR, — SPORTbible (@sportbible) November 19, 2020, The Premier League results being announced in Ghana pic.twitter.com/JGkLSVauTF, — Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) November 17, 2020, César Azpilicueta César Azpilicueta César Azpilicueta César Azpilicueta César Azpilicueta … pic.twitter.com/mVwRn6weHH. RADIO ADVERTISING PEOPLE LIMITED presented him with an opportunity to become the lead host of one of Ghana leading entertainment television channels, 4syte tv. The video, filmed on April 13, shows the apparently "stressed" animal charging at the tourists twice before the car manages to pull away. In music, through his efforts, Jay has helped a lot of Ghanaian artistes gain mainstream appreciation in the music industry and across its borders. Niger hippo attack kills 12 children This article is more than 5 years old Animal overturns boat carrying at least 18 people, mostly schoolchildren, across Niger river They tend to attack if they feel their territory is being invaded. In 2008, he started featuring in kumawood movies. In all of this, Jay Foley has dedicated time to filming the beautiful sights and sounds of Ghana in a special series titled, THE SKY MARSHALS. Hippos differ from all other large land mammals, being of semiaquatic habits, and spending their days in lakes and rivers. MEET ALHAJI UMAR FAROUK: The Most Promising Politician In Ghana, South African Churches To Reopen From June, TIME IS NOW: Multi-talented Rapper, Enitime Next To Thrill Fans, Nick Mutuma, Others Nominated For 2020 Kalasha Awards- Kenya, FEATURE REPORT: Akrobeto Has Got The World ‘Laughing Out Loud’, Celestine Donkor Recruits Kenyan Singer Evelyn Wanjiru For Latest Jam [WATCH]. Hippo kills tourist taking photos of wildlife in Kenya. Selly has always left a mark on her immediate atmosphere. In 2018, Foley was assigned by EIB NETWORK, owners of FIESTA TV, an entertainment digital satellite TV channel on one of Africa’s most patronized Satellite television platforms, DSTV, to upgrade the channels performance on DSTV to promote Ghanaian content across Africa. In a generation of musicians focused on feel good and party music, Stonebwoy towers above his peers. World December 8, 2018 No Comments Tyler Smith Africa, Canoe, Florida, Hippo. Snippet from the show has become the recent social media memes. A Florida woman was attacked by a hippopotamus while canoeing in South Africa with her husband. Proper habitat requires enough water to submerge in and grass nearby. While Jessica is usually friendly to humans, she wasn’t a big fan of mine. His most recent studio album- Anloga Junction, which was released during COVID time, was warmly received by a severely ravaged world with messages from songs such as “Strengh and Hope” – a vibrant prayer which reminds listeners to keep faith and not despair even in the midst of adversity when all seems lost. A hippo breaches the lake’s surface in Botswana. A Florida woman vacationing in South Africa and Zimbabwe was rushed to a local hospital after a hippo reportedly flipped her canoe and chomped down on … Majority of the hippo attacks victims are youth out to eke a living from fishing. A hippo breaches the lake’s surface in Botswana. The television show has become the most viewed programmed in Ghana with an overwhelming digital presence. Since then, she has been a beacon of excitement to those around her; from her days in Creator School – Tema, where she was entertainment prefect, to Witsands international school and Akosombo International School, where she was a notable dancer, Meridian University, after whence she Hosted Ceasar’s House on TV3. Hippos are among the world’s most dangerous animals, and Mrs Yaldor’s mother-in-law told the paper she was lucky to survive. Check out reactions from international media houses below; https://t.co/SJFdRFJdRj https://t.co/TDlyoFGBzC, — César Azpilicueta (@CesarAzpi) November 16, 2020, AKROBETO, el cómico más VIRAL de @utvghana, recita la ALINEACIÓN de @elchiringuitotv con @jpedrerol a la cabeza…¡¡A SU MANERA! Africa. HIPPO MEAT: People scramble for free hippo meat in Naivasha near sewage treatment plant in May 2020. Well! Male hippos may be found in very small numbers in rapid waters in rocky gorges. Mr Yaldor, who works with his wife at a phone and internet firm in Tampa, has disputed reports the couple were reckless. It's a common misconception that visitors to Africa are constantly at risk of attack from the continent's wildlife. The rising water levels of the lake have also promoted human and wildlife conflicts. In another incident in the Zambezi Region a 45-year-old man, Mahoto Mwilima, was killed by a hippo while fishing in the Linyanti River in the Maunga area. Without a doubt, Stonebwoy’s lyrics have been relevant in 2020 and will find themselves being used long after he is gone – an enviable legacy for any artiste. Zambia: Hippo attacks Israeli tourist . Johannesburg doctors are treating former Miss South Africa Diana Tilden-Davis for an infection in her lower leg, ... Former Miss SA recovers after hippo attack. Angry Hippo Attacks Car ! Internet users use excerpt from to show as comments to other’s posts. AKROBETO HAS GOT THE WORLD LAUGHING OUT LOUD. Ghana's Akrobeto has been featured on a Spanish Tv show . The recent news he aired about Cesar Azpilicueta, the captain of Chelsea Football Club attracted his attention and got features on Spanish tabloid – Marca, El Chiringuito TV, Sport Bible, Footyhumor, Falcons among others.