Africa Writes 2019 – Cosmology, Masculinity, Fatherhood & Mental Health

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”

Relocating to the Motherland? What to consider…

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.

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The Trial of J.J Rawlings (2nd edition) – a review

Growing up in 80s England and overhearing the conversations from ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ on conditions in Ghana under Flight Lieutenant JJ Rawlings’ military rule, I remember the image created of this imposing figure was never favourable. I had uncles who vowed never to step foot on Ghanaian soil because of the turmoil they or family members had experienced under his regime. I didn’t really understand why but that feeling of wariness continued during subsequent trips to the Motherland when he was the Head of State.

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