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.
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MisBeee Writes started out as a passion project, allowing me to document and record inspiring cultural events I have attended, share stories about ordinary people doing extraordinary things, and highlight views that disrupt conventional ways of thinking.
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The son of the late British-Nigerian author Buchi Emecheta is leading a project to digitise and re-launch all her works. Continue reading “Vlog: British-Nigerian author’s books set for February 2018 revamp”
This page aims to shine a light on some of the entrepreneurs on the African continent and across the Diaspora who are making important strides in the business world. Continue reading “Business”
Ghanaian writer Frances Mensah Williams is due this month to launch the sequel to her book about Ghana-born Faye Bonsu and her journey of self-discovery. Continue reading “‘From Pasta to PigFoot’ Reloaded”
This page aims to celebrate the various strands of creativity that contribute to our rich and colourful cultures. This covers issues related to literature, music, art, history, religion, fashion, film and theatre. Continue reading “Culture”
I’ve been trying to understand this phenomenon for years. When I compared my situation to friends from other cultures – I struggled to understand why that same pride in speaking Twi was not part of my upbringing. Continue reading “Why do some Ghanaians struggle to pass their language on to their children?”
Growing up between cultures, because the country you live in is different to your ancestral roots, can be a challenging journey of self-discovery. That’s why for me, reading ‘From Pasta to Pigfoot’ by Frances Mensah Williams, was a complete revelation. Continue reading “An interview with Ghanaian author Frances Mensah Williams”
Although on the surface it seems Ghana’s archaic chieftaincy structures have survived colonialism and are still celebrated and revered in modern times, I did not realise how much influence neighbouring tribes and British rule have had on the institution. Continue reading “Chieftaincy in Ghana – time for modernisation or time for an end?”
Trafalgar Square London hosted an eclectic mix of music, fashion and food from across the African Continent on 10 October 2015. Continue reading “MisBeee @ Africa on the Square”
If you didn’t make it to Africa Utopia @ the South Bank Centre, check out some of the designs here.
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African pride was in abundance across central London as musicians and fashion designers showcased their creative talents on Saturday 1 August. Continue reading “August in Africa @ Covent Garden 2015”