“If we really owned wax print textiles we could and would keep the bulk of the proceeds in Africa and it would be part of the generational wealth of African children.” – Aiwan Obinyan, Wax Print.
Introducing guest blogger and poet Joana Nyantakyiwaa aka Mama-dear with her poem on the positives that can be derived from lockdown. Continue reading “Lilies during lockdown”
If you’re considering relocating to Ghana why not check out the Back to the Motherland Official Trailer by documentary filmmaker Pamela Sakyi (founder/director of SparkleLight Productions). Continue reading “Return to the Motherland – the documentary”
I love the idea of recycling and re-purposing items, which is why when I came across the Gutta Soles brand, I thought the concept was excellent. Continue reading “Trash to treasure with Gutta Soles”
If you’re a Black female who loves to travel, what do you do when you need your hair doing but you’re in some far-flung part of the world where your hair needs are probably not catered for in mainstream hairdressers? Continue reading “Travelling in Style with Ricki – Founder of Club Melanin”
The Fashion4Africa showcase is an initiative that supports emerging models and fashion designers of African origin in the UK and Africa through mentoring, training and development projects funded by fundraising events. Continue reading “Fashion4Africa”
To mark the launch of the AKADi Magazine, we are teaming up with amazing small and medium-sized businesses each month to bring you some gifts. Continue reading “AKADi teams up with ethical designer for giveaway”
Sports icon and former sprinter and bobsledder Akwasi Frimpong is pictured with his publicist Oral Ofori after bagging the Special Award at the 44th MTN SWAG Awards. Continue reading “Sports icon Akwasi Frimpong bags special MTN Award”
Considering relocating to Ghana but unsure of where to start? Toying with the idea of doing business out there or looking for some adventure? If you didn’t make it to the panel discussion on the topic, organised by Ghanaian Londoners Founder Adwoa Agyemang on 16 May 2019, this post aims to furnish you with tips, tricks and some points to consider when decide to make that move.
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”