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”
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
Africa Utopia is a London-based festival in Southbank that celebrates arts and culture from across the African continent. It returns on 19 July – 22 July 2018. I have been a regular to this event and you can see and read my experiences here. To keep tabs on other community events, follow What’s on in Your Community. Continue reading “Africa Utopia”
International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day have all too keenly focussed the world’s attention on the amazing women in all of our lives. My inspiration is much closer to home and comes from my amazing mum. She is not only beautiful, extremely accomplished as a business woman, mother, healer, chef, and positive thinker – she is unafraid of trying new activities. Continue reading “Guest blogger: Joana Nyantakyiwaa – an inspirational mum”