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”
Africa Fashion Week 2019 returns from 9 August for two days. This 2019 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”
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”
Music is the universal medium through which we can all communicate with each other; share ideas, push boundaries and build enterprises. Want more? Take a look at some of these music-inspired pieces.
What is African fashion? Should it be confined to colourful prints only or is the nationality/ethnicity of the creator the important factor? Through these posts, I explore this topic – speaking to those in the industry and those with a passion for print. Check out some of the links below and tell me your thoughts….. Continue reading “Fashion”
Do you speak your parents’ mother tongue? Does it bother you that you don’t and if it does, what have you been able to do to address it? The aim of this page is to explore why language endangerment within the Ghanaian Diaspora and on home soil is a problem and how organisations are challenging that. Probing language endangerment in Ghana Why do some Ghanaians to pass their language on to their children? Continue reading Language endangerment