Africa


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 […]

New “Adinkra EP” Music Video

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  Hello I’m pleased to share with you the new Adinkra EP Music Preview video I put together! Please click the picture above or this link to see and hear.. As usual I’d love to get your feedback, so do drop me a line in the comments below.. Best wishes Adjoa x

More West Africa On Mainstream TV

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Hello Great to see more light-hearted West African shows on mainstream TV in the UK. This time it was Channel 4’s ‘Manhunting With My Mum’, featuring the UK/Blackburn-born presenter AJ Odudu, whose fun, show-stealing mum who takes her on a trip to Nigeria. Her mum’s on a mission to find her a husband, however the […]

Acclaimed Artist from Ghana

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Hello Sharing another inspiring story, of Serge Attukwei Clottey who has been commissioned to make a tapestry for Facebook’s HQ. Serge uses his body as an object, as well as using plastic jerry cans to create his art pieces. Please click here for an interview with Anna McNay. With thanks for the photos to the […]

Waste plastic to profit in Ghana

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Hello I hope all is well with you. Sharing an inspiring story of the Ghana businessman turning waste plastic to profit. Hit the picture to watch, courtesy of the BBC. Speak soon, Adjoa x Click here to listen to my music for free

Ghanaian Brothers Find A Novel Way to Generate Electricity

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Thumbs up to the two Ghanaian brothers, James and Kwesi Ansah, who found a novel way to generate electricity using waste cassava. Click here for the full story with thanks to the BBC. Best wishes Adjoa Click here to grab one of the remaining tickets for UK / Ghana Soul Celebration

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