Relocating to the Motherland? What to consider…

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.

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…Do You Know Your Culture….?

…The world marked National Folklore Day by celebrating cultures across the globe but Ghana went one better and had a week-long set of events dedicated to exploring our cultures and dispelling some myths surround them. That is when I learnt that the hill that the University of Ghana is built on was a sacred grove (Ga aklabatsa) of the La people.

Digital painter uses people power to grow business

A chance encounter with a Ghanaian actress changed one jobless digital artist’s passion for creating, into a full-time job. His name is Danny Arthur-Baidoo and hers Ama K Abebrese – best known for her award-winning performance in the Sinking Sands. Danny was doing his National Service (work experience required of all students in Ghana after tertiary education) back in 2015 and took a break to visit his home town of Takoradi where he randomly saw Ama K buying waakye in the market. Continue reading “Digital painter uses people power to grow business”

Pa Gya – A Literary Festival

  Pa Gya! is a literary festival in Accra, Ghana that organised by the Writers Project of Ghana and Goethe-Institut Ghana. The festival seeks to engage the general public on a literary platform, and to showcase writers and their craft. As such, various activities such as readings, panel discussions, poetry and story-telling sessions, book launches, the launch of literary prizes and performance of different literary forms are being planned for the three-day festival. This year’s festival is from 18-20 October 2019. Find out here. Pa Gya 2018 – #WhenWritersGather Blogging Better @ Pa Gya Literary Festival 2018 Pa Gya 2017 … Continue reading Pa Gya – A Literary Festival

Keeping comedy in the family

My cousin recently introduced me to a comedy skit making waves on social media featuring a young guy and his parents that has had me rolling on the floor in tears of uncontrolled laughter. The comedian’s name is SDK and this young man has managed to capture all that is good and bad about growing up with Ghanaian parents in skits no longer than three minutes. Continue reading “Keeping comedy in the family”