May 30, 2024

The resilience and confidence of a Ghanaian Journalist and Entrepreneur, Afua Asantewaa Aduonum who successfully attempted the Guinness World Record of longest singing marathon by an individual has empowered Ghanaians as some people have announced to embark on attempts to break new world records.

The categories of Ghanaians who are gearing up for the Guinness World Record – breaking attempt consist of celebrities, graduates, entrepreneurs and others.

Among them are: Ghanaian nurse and makeup artist Dela Gomey, Entrepreneur and Television show host, Deloris Frimpong Manso, widely known as Delay, Ghanaian actress and media personality, Adu Safowaah, Ghanaian graduate and avid reader, Isaac Amoako and others.

Ghanaian nurse and makeup artist, Dela Gomey is lacing his boot to attempt the Guinness World Record for the most lipstick applications in 30 seconds.

He is aiming to break the current record holder achieved by renowned Chinese makeup artist and influencer Li Jiaqi in 2018.

His attempt is scheduled to take place on January 6, 2024, at the Efa Guest House in Dodowa, Greater Accra Region.

The record holder, Li Jiaqi, applied 4 applications in 30 seconds.

Dela Gomey said he is proud to be a makeup artist and excited to embark on this journey. He therefore, called on Ghanaians to to support him as they did to Afia Asantewaa.

Deloris Frimpong Manso, widely known as Delay has also announced to embark on a kissing marathon or kiss – a – thon.

On her X, Delay urged her fans to nominate a good kisser as a partner for her to start the attempt.

“I want to do a Kiss-A-Thon, and nominate my kissing partner. Please get me a good kisser” She wrote.

For her part, Ghanaian actress and media personality, Adu Safowaah has announced that she will try to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon by an individual.

According to her, she will speak for 120 hours to break the current 90 hours record held by a Nepalese man.

Adu Safowaah will begin her speech-a-thon attempt from 9th to 14th February 2024.

“Hello Africa, let’s take this Now ! Ghana to the World. Longest speech Marathon. Kindly tag me & @GWR when you post me. #ADUSAFOWAAH SPEECH_A_THON” The Actress announced on her X.

Isaac Amoako, Ghanaian graduate and avid reader also is gearing up to  break the Guinness World Record for the longest reading-aloud marathon. He plans to read aloud for six days non-stop.

According to him, his target is between 145 to 150 hours.

Another Ghanaian, Mawuena Benedictus has also announced the longest marathon reading aloud.

A Seamstress whose name was not given has also said her fashion centre in Tamale (GafRaf Fashion Centre) will soon embark on sew-a-thon.
She announced to embark on two weeks of non-stop sewing.

Patrict Amenuvor will start a one week standing marathon to break the Guinness World Record for the longest standing marathon by an individual.
Amenuvor’ stand-a-thon will begin on Sunday, 14 January, 2024 and end on Sunday, 21 January, 2024.

Meanwhile, Chef Failatu Abdul Razak enters the 5th day in an attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon.

She is aiming to clock a 120-hour cook-a-thon with the event ongoing at the Modern City Hotel in Tamale.