All posts in Ghana

Today Ghanaian’s from different walks of life converged at the Tetteh Quarshie Circle for the #Dumsormuststop Vigil Here is what I captured at the latter part of the event.   Cic

 

Dumsor must stop #dumsor

How can one make a living without electricity ? Especially when you are a designer. I live in a country where we currently have 12 hours lights on 24hrs off if you are lucky and no you do not decide when the lights come on. You might be wandering where […]

 

What does Steve Jobs, P Square, Samsung and Azonto have in common? – The art of copying well.

The Ghanaian genre/dance Azonto has taken the world by storm with millions of youtube hits and everyone and their mum making videos of themselves dancing Azonto. However anything that gains followers will also gain copy cats and in this instance the copying comes from non other that Ghana’s bigger neighbour […]

 

New Year Sale

Hi guys, Happy new Year and thanks for a fantastic 2012.  We are clearing out old stock your favorite African inspired t-shirts and have reduced your all our sale tees to £14.99 / $24.36 Don’t Miss Out on our biggest sale ever. Get your tees here: http://www.shop.kayobiclothing.com  Stock Left Mens […]

 

Lady Ghana: Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah

«Forward ever, Backwards never» It doesn’t always happen that an African politician is featured on the cover of an Italian magazine and when it should happen, a South Korean diplomat appears on it.  #OhChale ! Two weeks ago, Il Venerdì, a weekly supplement of La Repubblica – the most read newspaper in Italy – dedicated its front page […]

 

Cynthia Eyram Ofori-Dwumfuo: Drowned by the noise of stereotypes

“People think that Africa’s synonymous to charity” (Blitz The Ambassador) What do Liberians, Ivoirians, Ugandans, Mozambicans and Egyptians have in common? All their stories are going to unheard, drowned by the noise of stereotypes and depicted as one single thing, minimizing the beautiful complexity of Africa (a 2304p video watched […]

 

LOVE. LIVE.LIFE

   Just recently, my god brother was born. It’s been one of the most incredible experiences I’ve had so far this year. I like to fuss around him; i treat him he is made of pure gold. When he yawns, i smile really big and when i hold him, it’s […]

 

Dr. Yaba Blay: “The Obroni Factor”

 “Free your mind, colonial mentality” Racism, “euphemism” for White supremacy, is one of the most misunderstood concept of our society. According to Africana Studies Scholar Dr. Yaba Blay, it’s not a problem of some individuals but the foundation upon which modern society has been built. The foundation of a social hierarchy […]

 

Thursday Tunes: L-A-D-Y

“If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation” (Dr. J.E.K  Aggrey)   Posted by: Theophilus

 

Malcolm X in Ghana

“I don’t feel that I am a visitor in Ghana or in any part of Africa. I feel that I am at home.” (Malcolm X at University of Ghana, Legon. May 13, 1964) February 21st  marks the anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination. On this day, 47 years ago, the fiercest […]

 

THE REBIRTH

                     It’s been more than a few weeks since i returned from Ghana. My heart has been aching real badly. It seems to me that every time i decide to do any trips with soul-searching in my mind, i come back completely different. This situation is no different. My […]

 

Trashy Bags: creating something from nothing

“God created man out of dust, Trashy Bags creates bags out of plastic waste„ Makola Market, Ghana, West Africa. Touring the largest market of the “Ɔdehye Ɔman Kronkron” you can feel the smells and the colours of Accra. The cadmium red of hot peppers, the strontium yellow of  Maame Serwaa’s […]

 
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