Africa Fashion Week London

Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2019 returns from 9 August for two days. This event returns to Freemasons’ Hall London. AFWL 2019 has been running since 2011 and has showcased the work of around 900 designers/exhibitors and represented over 50 countries – 30 of them from the African continent.

Click this link to book tickets and also to access our 15% discount as one of AFWL’s media partners.

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Pa Gya 2018 – #WhenWritersGather

The Writers’ Project Ghana and the Goethe-Institut Ghana collaborated for a second time in October 2018 to produce Pa Gya – A Literary Festival. And thank God they did. This event drew on the rich history of oral storytelling that is embedded in Ghanaian and wider African cultures. It also celebrated the wealth of talent from across Africa and the Diaspora, and created a space for controversial topics to be aired, challenged and explored.

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An archive of Ghana’s past on paper – The Adamah Papers

Followers of my posts will know that I am somewhat of a history nut. Most recently, I have been following the discovery of old letters, documents and newspapers from an Ewe Fia (King) that formed the ‘Family Ties: Adamah Papers’ exhibition at the Black Cultural Archive (BCA) in Brixton, London. Continue reading “An archive of Ghana’s past on paper – The Adamah Papers”

England’s African towns

The UK’s major towns and cities are famed for their diverse non-indigenous populations. According to the Office of National Statistics’ 2011 census records that almost 100,000 Ghanaians are living in Britain with big cities such as London, Birmingham, and Manchester having significant populations. But it has not always been the way. Continue reading “England’s African towns”

British-Ghanaian TV personalities share their career tips

If you think you’ve exhausted all options when progressing your career, there is always something else you can try. That’s what I took away from the Star 100’s ‘In Conversation’ session with TV and KissFM radio presenter Melvin Odoom and Sky TV newsreader Claudia-Liza Armah on 25 February. Continue reading “British-Ghanaian TV personalities share their career tips”