Africa


Ghana Mum & Her Daughter Make History

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  Hi  I hope that all is well with you x Here is is one of the most heartwarming stories I have seen.  The story of a mum who moved to the US from Ghana and her daughter, who have made history by graduating in medicine in at the same time!  They begin practice at […]

Some Soul And Traditional African Dance

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The Evolution of African American Music

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This is fascinating! With thanks to my friends who shared, and Urbanites Groove Theory x Adjoa x

Sharing a Snippet of Madamfo Pa Beko Agya Me

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  Hi I hope that all is well with you at this time. I just wanted to share with you a snippet of another song, “Madamfo Pa Beko Agya Me” from my “Adinkra EP”.  It’s a bit of a departure from my normal style, sung completely in the Twi language of my Ghanaian heritage, in […]

Fair Focus from Fair Trade

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  Fairtrade is an organisation focused on “better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world”. Their work includes support for cocoa farmers in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, West Africa. As their site explains, by requiring companies to pay sustainable prices (which must […]

Sharing a snippet of my song “Asase” with Best Wishes

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  Hello I hope that all is well with you, and that you and your loved ones are keeping well at this time.  Hoping to share some cheer with a snippet of my song “Asase” from my Adinkra EP.  It’s based around the Adinkra symbol “Asase Ye Duru”.  It’s the first song I’ve ever released […]

Turning plastic trash into cash in Ghana

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Sharing a great story from Ghana, with thanks to the BBC. A Ghana businessman is turning waste plastic into a business opportunity. Makafui Awuku Executive Director of Mckingtorch Creatives leads this excellent initiate, in his words, “using plastics to pursue sustainable projects, so that we can move away from the collection and dumping, to a […]

One Woman, 30 African Countries

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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 for free sharing […]

Short video featuring “Nkyinkyim” from my “Adinkra EP”

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Huge thanks for all the love for my Adinkra EP! I’m thrilled to share with you a short video featuring the song “Nkyinkyim” from the EP. I sing it in English and the Ghanaian language Twi, and it’s from the Adinkra EP, part of my Adinkra album project. The project is based around the theme […]

Reframed, cocoa, and colour

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Did anyone stateside catch this at Okay Space, New York? Looks interesting..  As Okay reports, it’s a digital storytelling expo by Ghanian American photographer Joshua Kissi, showcasing the impact of direct relationships in the cocoa supply chain. He travelled to Ghana and the Ivory Coast to capture humanizing portraits of cocoa farmers, breaking with the […]

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