Africa


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

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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 […]

Richard Antwi Scholarship

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Congratulations to Jojo Jocelyn Mukeza who won the Richard Antwi Scholarship, allowing him to star an MA in music business management. Richard was a visionary music lawyer, credited as being behind the success of artists including Lethal Bizzle, Mr Hudson and Melissa Steel. The shcolarship will cover Jojo’s tuition fees and living expenses. With thanks […]

Dame Betty Asafu-Adjaye

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I was sad to hear of the loss of an extraordinary lady of Ghanaian origin, Dame Betty Asafu-Adjaye. Dame Betty was inspired to set up her Mission Dine Club following an encounter with an elderly woman whom she met while they both waited in their doctors’ waiting room. Some time later, she went to find […]

Adinkra EP Out Now!

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Hello! Big thanks from the heart to everyone for all the love support. I’m really pleased to let you know my Adinkra EP Download is officially out now!  Click here to listen It was phenomenal to be on the fantastic Outerglobe Show on Resonance FM on Release Day.  Huge thanks to DJ Debbie.  I will […]

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