“If we really owned wax print textiles we could and would keep the bulk of the proceeds in Africa and it would be part of the generational wealth of African children.” – Aiwan Obinyan, Wax Print.
Award-winning Gold Coast Lounge is one of 46 titles from 14 African countries screened as part of the London-based FilmAfrica festival in 2020. Below is a preview of the film, which will have its European Premiere on Saturday 8th November.
@ 7:45-8:45pm (Ghana time) live.
Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns for its 9th edition on Friday 30 October to Sunday 8 November 2020. Continue reading “Film Africa 2020 online”
What does a company that recycle car tyres into footwear got in common with a group campaigning the Ghanaian government to stop mining bauxite at forest reserve near Accra?
Samuel Ugoh was born in Kaduna, Nigeria and has lived in Ghana since 2005. He is a member of the Ghana Association of Writers and writes fiction, specifically adventure and self-published his first book ‘Turbulent Seas’ in 2012.Continue reading “In conversation with author Samuel Ugoh”
Introducing guest blogger and poet Joana Nyantakyiwaa aka Mama-dear with her poem on the positives that can be derived from lockdown. Continue reading “Lilies during lockdown”
Read the authentic experiences of Ghanaians from the diaspora who took the step to come home here or visit http://www.akadimagazine.com Continue reading Year of Return & Beyond – AKADi Issue 3
If you’re considering relocating to Ghana why not check out the Back to the Motherland Official Trailer by documentary filmmaker Pamela Sakyi (founder/director of SparkleLight Productions). Continue reading “Return to the Motherland – the documentary”
I love the idea of recycling and re-purposing items, which is why when I came across the Gutta Soles brand, I thought the concept was excellent. Continue reading “Trash to treasure with Gutta Soles”