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 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”
It is not every day that you come across papers that give you some indication about your heritage and family history. This happened to one East London family that can trace their ancestry to a Ghanaian royal from the Ewe nation. Continue reading “Brixton exhibition to showcase life of Ewe Royal in papers”
The burden of responsibility often placed on women whose children are born ‘imperfect’ in the eyes of society forced all of us watching Priscilla Anany’s film ‘ChildreN of the MountaiN’ to address some uncomfortable cultural truths still present in today’s modern world. Continue reading “Filmmaker explores the ‘burden’ of womanhood”
Should I be jubilating to learn that a total of three films made by Ghanaians and those from the diaspora will feature at the Film Africa festival in 2016? Continue reading “Film Africa 2016 and Ghana’s cinematic contributions”
This arresting image of South African chorister Eleanor Xiniwe, who toured Britain as part of the African Choir between 1891 and 1893, lay forgotten for over 100 years. Continue reading “Britain’s Black trailblazers”
Luton-based cultural organisation Ghana Society UK launched a new education drive on Saturday 7 May aimed at supporting rural women and children in Ghana. Continue reading “Ghana’s rural communities inspire new UK-based education project”