Taking a trip down memory lane to when I lead a guided tour through Jamestown and Otublohum with a few international friends who took me up on the offer to learn more about what remains of the Tabom community (descendants of Afro-Brazilian returnees) in Accra, Ghana. The Year of Return was perhaps Ghana's biggest PR... Continue Reading →
15 People You Should Know Redefining African Culture in the World
Africa Day is an annual commemoration of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, now known as the African Union) founded on the 25th May 1963. It's day to put Africa at the forefront of our conscious, and celebrate the successes of African Unity in the struggle against colonialism. Despite all that's going on in a... Continue Reading →
Tabom in Accra for the ‘The Year of Return’…
2019 has been dubbed 'The Year of Return' by Ghana's Tourism Board who's campaign to acknowledge 400 years since the first Trans-Atlantic slave ships left its shores for North America (Virginia), has attracted the Black Diaspora - particularly those from North America, to visit Ghana. The Year of Return is particularly symbolic in my journey... Continue Reading →
MisBeee Writes creates AKADi magazine – inspiring insights from our communities!
Nothing quite kicks away the blues than unexpectedly seeing yourself as the cover girl of a brand new magazine! I had to do a double take when fellow British-Ghanaian journalist, Abena Sɛwaa aka MisBeee, tagged me on the gram premiering her new online magazine... The surprise element of course being I wasn't aware I'd be on... Continue Reading →
The Year Of Return: Why Ghana is set to be the #1 African Destination for Africans in the Diaspora
2019 – The Year of Return “In the year 2019, we open our arms even wider to welcome home our brothers and sisters in what will become a birthright journey home for the global African family.” - President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana.
Invitation to attend “Tabom in Bahia” film screening at Aparelha Luzia, São Paulo
2019 marks 400 years since the start of the West Africa Trans Atlantic Slave Trade which which is documented to have began in 1419. 2019 marca os 400 anos do início do tráfico de escravos do oeste africano pelo atlântico, documentado desde o começo de 1419. Brazil was the last country in the Western world... Continue Reading →
This African Entrepreneur is on a mission to show the Africa Brazil doesn’t see…
A touch of Africa in Rio - Africa Arte As a journalist/blogger/visual artist - and an African myself - I have a deeply rooted interest in sharing narratives of Africans across the diaspora. There's an indescribable connection, and, let's call it what it is - privilege(!) that comes with sharing "I'm from Ghana" when I meet... Continue Reading →
Mombasa Music Jam: “Haifai/ You Cheated”
Fridays are great for so many reasons - the start of the weekend and also an opportunity to #FlashbackFriday and share some amazing moments I might have missed out on sharing on this blog... Take this 'Another Travelmakerkai Experience' in Mombasa, Kenya for example. Let's flash back to January 2017, I happened to have... Continue Reading →
Social Media and Behind the scenes of DoGoodFilms Uganda film assignments
I can't believe just how fast the months have flown by! Wasn't it just a moment ago that summer was here? I guess what I need throwback to warm my heart - memories from the Uganda film assignment I was commissioned on with DoGoodFilms! Here’s a brief intro I made as content and social media... Continue Reading →
Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Uganda trip to support Albinism Crisis Outreach!
There are two things I couldn't leave the UK without doing - getting my mum's blessing (I love it when her eyes light up when I share another travel project with her!), and voting. Yesterday I did both - my journey to Uganda can officially begin! It's been a while since I updated my blog... Continue Reading →