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[Places + Spaces] Jason’s Little Kitchen: A Taste of West Africa in West London

7th December 2015 |

A long table draped with vibrant kente cloth, tea lights and small trinkets set the scene for a memorable experience with Jason’s Little Kitchen a Ghanaian pop-up in West London.

The inspiration? Time spent in the kitchen getting creative with … Read More

[Event] Ghana’s 2nd Annual ‘I Luv Africa’ Film Festival September 8-13th

1st May 2014 |

The second annual ‘I Luv Africa’ Film Festival is taking place at the Goethe Institute in Accra, Ghana September 10-12, 2014 (ILAFF 2014 events week of Sept. 8-13).

The festival which was created by RWUL celebrates the work of independent … Read More

Illustrator Kiaski Donkor re-creates folklore character Anansi new episode creative webisode ‘Signatures’

13th November 2013 | | 3 Comments

In the latest episode of creative web series ‘Signatures’, the show speaks with British based illustrator Kiaski Donkor. Haaving grown up on the folklore tales of Anansi, I found the episode fun to watch as Donkor gives the cheeky character … Read More

web series ‘Signatures’ features Ghana’s creative talent from around the globe

30th October 2013 |

I was recently contacted by illustrator Jason Nicco-Annan, who has created ‘Signatures’ a series of video interviews featuring locally based an international creative talent from Ghana.

It’s always refreshing to see new global talent from Africa and so we’re looking … Read More

President for Life: African inspired underwear for the dapper gentleman

28th October 2013 |

Whether you’re a dapper gent or enjoy your trousers with a little sag in them President for Life has you covered (literally). Owned and manufactured by Brooklyn-based Ghanian Egya Appiah, the company aims to support the livelihood of it’s craftsmen … Read More

Paa Joe & The Lion: The story of Ghana’s legendary craftsman and ‘fantasy coffin’ maker

28th October 2013 |

For many, death is not something that is celebrated and is often a sombre affair. Having attended a fair few funerals myself I’m always interested when instead of mourning the loss of life, the gathering of people invited are there … Read More

[Guest Post] Della: LA based brand empowering Ghanian craftswomen

13th October 2012 |

Recently, (selected) Apple Stores caught the ankara fever with various sets of colorful MacBook and IPad cases by Los Angelese based-brand, DELLA.

Here are some of the reasons why we love Della: Founded by Tina Tangalakis, a former fashion … Read More

[Event] The Gifty Foundation: Educating young people in Ghana about Sickle Cell – Charity Launch & Fundraiser

13th February 2012 |

Consisting of experienced professionals predominantly from media, entertainment, music and medical backgrounds based in Accra, Ghana and London, the Gifty foundation was set up to help educate young people about the blood condition Sickle Cell. The organisation is having a … Read More

[iamthenublack] Dana Shum

6th June 2011 |

Introduce yourself

Dana Shum. I’m a freshman in college and I’m from Ghana, West Africa. I also like to think that I’m a photographer from time to time.

I’m also planning to start an initiative called UGLY – Unique … Read More