Ghana


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

Selassie Atadika

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It was interesting to read this article with thanks to CNN, about Selassie Atadika who 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 […]

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 […]

Twi On TV – Idris Elba Sitcom

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It was great to catch an episode of ‘In The Long Run’, the brand new semi-biographical sitcom from Idris Elba based around his life with his family, who moved to the UK from Sierra Leone. Set in 80’s London, it co-stars comedian Bill Bailey as his neighbour Bagpipes, and Ghanaian actress Madeline Appiah as his […]

Sadiq Khan and Victoria Boakyewaa

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  It’s brilliant that London is the world’s largest Fairtrade City. Here’s a pic from Fairtrade London, of Sadiq Khan meeting Fairtrade cocoa farmer Victoria Boakyewaa this Fairtrade Week, to highlight the great work of the Fairtrade Foundation. best wishes – Adjoa

Damé-Damé – The Symbol and The Song

adjoa damé-damé single artwork

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My Adinkra EP project is based on the Adinkra symbols of the Akan tribe of my Ghanaian heritage.  Each Adinkra symbol is a stylized geometric image expressing a proverb or a message of wisdom, advice and deep meaning in the Akan culture.  It’s been thrilling learning and remembering more about the symbols as my project […]

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, […]

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