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”
Ghana is a melting pot of cultures, languages and traditions and nowhere is this most obvious than in Accra where there’s an array of activities city dwellers can get involved in. Continue reading “Ghana’s narrative in pictures”
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”
The first enslaved Africans to set foot on American soil did so 400 years ago and it is claimed that happened in Jamestown, Virginia. The Year of Return – 2019 – seeks to commemorate this by calling on Africans of the diaspora to come home to visit, settle and/or do business in Ghana.
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 two-day festival. This year’s festival is from 19-20 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
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”
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”