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, […]

Ghana Beats & West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song Exhibition

british library ghana exhibition fabrics

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It doesn’t seem a year ago, but here are Ghanaian fabrics exhibited as part of the West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song Exhibiton, at the British Library It was truly educational exhibition, with a very range of content, including aspects of ancient West African kingdoms – politics architecture, literature, religion, culture, dance and music; but also […]

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative Founder, Bernice Dapaah

Bernice Dapaah

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Today I’m highlighting the amazing work of Bernice Dapaah, Chief Executive Director of the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative.  Bernice’s work supports many in the community as well as being acknowledged worldwide for innovation. Under her leadership, the initiative developed from a project idea to an award-winning social enterprise that has won several international awards, including the 2013 […]

Nomadic Dining with Ghana’s UN Worker-Turned-Chef, Selassie Atadika

Selassie Atadika

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(CNN) Selassie Atadika wants to change the way you eat. The UN worker-turned-chef is on course to revolutionize African cuisine through her new movement: the nomadic dining experience, which sees her encourages diners to ditch restaurants and move meals outside. “It’s about creating experiences in different locations in a way similar to my lifestyle working with […]

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