Gliding over the Kwahu Hills with the wind under his feet and surrounded by a panoramic view of Ghana’s Eastern Region is a Ghanaian who is the only certified African paragliding pilot operating in West Africa. Continue reading “Challenging stereotypes from the skies”
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”
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, is it time we started teaching people how to behave appropriately towards one another? And would that help to reduce the incidences of sexual violence? Continue reading “Is it time we taught each other how to be social?”
Most of you will have heard the phrase a woman’s hair is her crown and glory or beauty. Continue reading “Living positively with hair loss”
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”
Seun Oboite represents an emerging crop of young Black entrepreneurs that are combining talent, education and a fearlessness about entering the business world.
In her early 20s, Louise Broni-Mensah became the first Black female entrepreneur to secure capital from a seed fund provider in Silicon Valley to grow her fledgling business Shoobs (pronounced Shubz).
Combine love, a bit of humour, 80s nostalgia and a pertinent social message about infrastructure underdevelopment and you get Keteke. Continue reading “Keteke – shaping Ghanaian film excellence”
Ghanaian-Romanian musician and film producer Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu aka Wanlov the Kubolor is considering making a third instalment to his Ghanaian Pidgin-English musical ‘Coz Ov Moni’. Continue reading “Ghana’s afro-gypsy mulls over a third Pidgin-English musical”
Three years ago (in June 2014), I was on the verge of walking out of ‘Belle‘ – the second film by award-winning British-Ghanaian director Amma Asante. Continue reading “How important are facts when producing films on Black history?”