2017 was all sorts of interesting, as we had headlines and events we’d rather forget for good reasons or we have forgotten for not so good reasons. Kuulpeeps has decided to round up 10 occurrences we have sort of forgotten all about, mostly because of the emergence of new trends and stories.
Here are the maybe, forgotten stories…
1. Game of Thrones season 7 hacks.
The makers of Game of Thrones, HBO were seriously hacked with almost all their episodes watched and downloaded illegally. The hackers were never found, hopefully, when the white walkers make it beyond the wall by next year, they will come for them too.
2. John Dumelo A1 Bread
The whole John Dumelo – A1 Bread saga happened in 2017. Dumelo ‘mocked’ a Tech graduate for selling bread on the streets.
3. #blacklivesmatter- Colin Kaepernick edition.
The Nfl player made a huge impact this year. He also traced his roots and visited Ghana, which is believed to be his motherland.
4. Stonebwoy’s wife’s knife attack.
The Bhim general’s wife -Dr. Louisa Ansong was allegedly the victim of a knife attack targeted at the General. The same event saw the performance of Shattawale and Stonebwoy for the first time on the same stage.
5. A.I and Burna Boy feud.
The Ghanaian sensation had a feud with Nigeria’s Burna Boy over the former’s Hit song with DJ Vision. Well, now you remember the story all too well.
6. Nicki Minaj supported her twitter followers with funds for college tuition.
Nicki was on her philanthropic best this year as she helped her tweeps with financial resources enough to cover college tuition.
7. Old players returned to lead Black stars.
Ghana brought back one of her illustrious footballers – Kwasi Appiah and he did not come alone.. the likes of Stephen Appiah and the veteran goalkeeper Richard Olele Kingston also returned, yet Ghana did not make it to Russia for the next world cup.
8. Student suicides.
Sadly in 2017, there were also springs of student suicides among the various tertiary schools. First recorded in KNUST and later to Legon and other campuses ..
9. Kotoko’s Accident.
Branded Africa’s club of the century, the porcupine warriors suffered a major blow this year but like they say, wo kum apem a apem beba .
10. Paptapaa and ‘One Corner.’
He is one forgotten emerger
That’s our roundup of some of the things that happened this year which we think you might have forgotten.