My cousin recently introduced me to a comedy skit making waves on social media featuring a young guy and his parents that has had me rolling on the floor in tears of uncontrolled laughter. The comedian’s name is SDK and this young man has managed to capture all that is good and bad about growing up with Ghanaian parents in skits no longer than three minutes. Continue reading “Keeping comedy in the family”
If you are looking for a game, can’t find it in the shops – why not make it yourself? That was the thinking behind Patrick Adom’s ‘Very Puzzled’ creation – a jigsaw puzzle with an Africa theme designed to make learning fun, educational and accessible to all. Continue reading “Puzzle-maker proves learning can be fun”
Ernest Kofi Abbeyquaye has been in the film-making business since the early 60s and before that had a childhood talent for telling stories. Continue reading “In conversation with film-maker legend Ernest Abbeyquaye”
Our pasts inform our futures so knowing where you come from has its benefits. Check out some of these stories below. Continue reading “History”
This event is one not to miss. I’ve gone religiously since the event was launched some years back and is a great showcase for African foods, fashion, music and models. Click here to learn more and to keep tabs on other community events, follow What’s on in Your Community.
I’ve been going to the Africa Street Style Festival in east London for a while now. This understated event is the perfect place ease yourself into the African fashion scene. Click here for more. And to keep tabs on other community events, follow What’s on in Your Community. Continue reading “African Street Style London”
From the traditional representations of African art to a meander into contemporary designers, this page aims to explore all that and everything in between.
There’s a wealth of new writers out there shaping the narrative on Africa and Africans and celebrating the art of telling their own stories. Continue reading “Literature”
Films made by Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora are on the up and events such as Film Africa are doing their best to showcase the wealth of talent and creativity out there. The following posts aim to put a spotlight on some of this talent. Continue reading “Film”