Africa


Earth from Space

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Hope you had a good weekend! Did anyone catch the new series “Earth from Space” narrated by british actor and director Chiwetel Ejiofor? With stunning imagery using cameras on the ground, in the air and in space, it follows nature’s greatest spectacles, weather events and dramatic seasonal changes. It follows everything from journey of elephants […]

Heartwarming story

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Sharing the heartwarming story of Barbara Okereke who began to learn the skill of cake making as she couldn’t find work, despite having a masters degree. Check out some of these designs! at the link here Cool don’t you think? Hope you have a fab day! Adjoa x Courtesy of BBC Africa Click here to […]

One Of My Favourite Fela Tracks

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Hello Here is one of my favourite tracks from Fela Kuti, Water No Get Enemy.  It was one that I chose for my interview with DJ Debbie Golt on her brilliant Outerglobe show on my Adinkra EP release day.  We didn’t have enough to play all the tracks I brought, but it’s a stunning track […]

James Barnor – Ghana Photographic Pioneer

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Thanks to Okay Africa and Accra dot Alt Radio for these stunning images of pioneering Ghanaian photographer James Barnor who brought colour photography to Ghana via his studio which he named ‘Ever Young’, based in the Jamestown area of Accra, Ghana’s capital. Now in his 80s, he is based in London. His work spans 6 decades, […]

One Woman, 30 African Countries

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Greetings to everyone! Sharing from the BBC the inspiring story of Katchie Nzama, who went on a mission to visit and experience 30 different countries across the continent of Africa. As always let me know what you think in the comments below : ) best wishes – Adjoa Click here to listen to my music […]

Lyrics to my song Damé-Damé

adjoa damé-damé single artwork

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Thank you for all of the love for my song Damé-Damé!  I’m thrilled to have had some great feedback for the song so far I had a request for the lyrics for the song, so here they are below. I wrote / sang them partly in English, and partly in the Ghanaian language of Twi. […]

Kojey Radical Travels To Ghana

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  Really looking forward to listening to whole of this show, where Gemma Cairney takes poet and rapper Kojey Radical to Ghana for a musical collaboration with Kyekyeku, part of a new generation of young lively Ghanaian musicians.  The link for the whole show is here There are also snippets of film with Gemma at Kojey […]

Siyanda Protector of Plants

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This looks lovely, a family performance at Kew – this half term Siyanda Protector of Plants will be reveal secrets in the Africa zone of the Temperate House in Kew Gardens. Theatre Rites‘ Naomi Oppenheim created the puppet, partly inspired by environmentalist Wangari Maathai, who was the founder of the green belt movement, and sought […]

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