African-inspired designs are set to dominate the international fashion scene next month with the return of the largest annual African fashion event in Europe. Continue reading “AFWL 2019 to feature eco and sustainable fashion”
Vanessa Gounden is one of South Africa’s most successful mining magnates. She is also a fashion designer. Her couture takes inspiration from designs from South African heritage, which she fuses with traditions of local Durban artisans. Continue reading “Meet the AFWL 2019 designers – Vanessa Gounden”
The concert will feature gospel artists from Africa and the diaspora. The current headliner is Bebe Winans, the widely acclaimed American gospel and R&B singer and member of the noted Winans family. Continue reading “August events – Year of Return 2019”
Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2019 returns from 9 August for two days. This event returns to Freemasons’ Hall London. AFWL 2019 has been running since 2011 and has showcased the work of around 900 designers/exhibitors and represented over 50 countries – 30 of them from the African continent. Continue reading “Africa Fashion Week London”
National Pan-Hellenic Council Republic Week Reunion
Tau Chi Chapter, an unincorporated association of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., will organise a series of events to take place in Accra, Ghana to be called The National Pan-Hellenic Council Republic Week Reunion from Jul 1, 2019 3:30PM – Sun, Jul 7, 2019 4:30PM. Continue reading “July events – Year of Return 2019”
Sports icon and former sprinter and bobsledder Akwasi Frimpong is pictured with his publicist Oral Ofori after bagging the Special Award at the 44th MTN SWAG Awards. Continue reading “Sports icon Akwasi Frimpong bags special MTN Award”
Africa Writes, the UK’s biggest celebration of contemporary African writing brought to you by the Royal African Society, returns to the British Library from Friday 5 July to Sunday 7 July 2019 featuring three headline events and a packed festival weekend. Bringing together over 60 of the most influential African writers and thought leaders, this 8th festival edition covers over 20 countries and explores a cross-section of themes and critical ideas about African literature today. Continue reading “Africa Writes 2019 – Cosmology, Masculinity, Fatherhood & Mental Health”
Considering relocating to Ghana but unsure of where to start? Toying with the idea of doing business out there or looking for some adventure? If you didn’t make it to the panel discussion on the topic, organised by Ghanaian Londoners Founder Adwoa Agyemang on 16 May 2019, this post aims to furnish you with tips, tricks and some points to consider when decide to make that move.
The Wax Print Film is a documentary style film that explores the origins and cultural implication of wax print fabric by investigating its past, present and future in Ghana and Nigeria. Continue reading “May & June events – Year of Return 2019”
They say the best things in life are free and when it comes to visiting Ghana, I would say that is possible to view some of the fascinating aspects of the country – without spending a fortune and still learn about her heritage, cultures and get a sense of socio-dynamics of the country.
Gliding over the Kwahu Hills with the wind under his feet and surrounded by a panoramic view of Ghana’s Eastern Region is a Ghanaian who is the only certified African paragliding pilot operating in West Africa. Continue reading “Challenging stereotypes from the skies”