Ghana


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 […]

Wishing you a great week ahead

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Hello Here’s a pic from a gig on the World Music Stage at Notting Hill Carnival performing songs from my Adinkra EP. It was phenomenal to perform there and brill to get a great response to the songs! Wishing you all the best for a great week ahead Adjoa x Click here to listen to […]

“Nkyinkyim” snippet from my “Adinkra EP”

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Hello Here’s a snippet of my song Nkyinkym from the “Adinkra” EP The track is sung in English and the Ghanaian language Twi.  The Adinkra EP and album project is based around the theme of the Adinkra symbols of the Akan people of my Ghanaian heritage.  Each symbol is a stylized geometric image expressing proverbs […]

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, […]

Lyrics to my song Damé-Damé

adjoa damé-damé single artwork

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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 […]

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 […]

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