Juls x Checkoutfrica

22nd July 2020 BY Zinitha

In an interview with Checkoutafrica, Ghanaian renowned producer sits down to talk about his experience. We covered his rise to success, his first project leap of faith right up to some of his projects that have been released this year which are happy place, fufu and grits with Sango and of course his new single blessed featuring Donaeo and Miraa…

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Live-In Pan-African and Diaspora Library Opens in Ghana

22nd June 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

A landmark residential library dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th century to the present day has opened in Accra, Ghana.  The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a literary oasis and is unique in Africa. Its expansive collection features books by writers from almost all African countries and Black authors…

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This Is Ghana – A Danny Wonders Documentary

4th November 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Danny Wonders came to Ghana for the first time early January 2019, it was his first time since 24 years. Upon arrival he came to realize west Africa was nothing close to scary as people perceive. It wa home, it was filled with business, love and opportunity, he was then inspired to share this vision he was seeing with his…

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Afro Nation Festival is Making Its Way to Ghana

11th April 2019 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Didn’t manage to get a ticket to Afronation Portugal this year? Well, I have some good news for you, the festival is coming to the home of the infamous azonto. Ghana’s stunning coastline which stretches 560km, with white sandy beaches that hug the Atlantic Ocean and average daily temperatures of 30°C is set to host the 2nd Afronation festival of the…

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Meet the woman who opened a library in Ghana with focus on Black writers

21st February 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

In 2017, writer Sylvia Arthur packed up her belongings, including what remained of her personal library, and left London for Accra, the capital of Ghana, her parent’s home country. Driven out of the U.K. by the high cost of living and hostile political environment, she sought peace in West Africa. Part of feeling at home in Ghana was down to…

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Together as African’s we can accomplish more than we thought possible

17th November 2017 BY Ruvimbo Togara

  Photographed by Ruvimbo Togara Together as Africans, we can achieve great things. Things that we never thought would be possible. When we unite and support one another we have the power to unlock dreams and unlock purpose. When life gives you blessings, accept them wholeheartedly, this is a lesson I’m learning daily. You’re probably wondering how what I’ve just…

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Lifting the veil with Bright Ackwerh

6th October 2017 BY Nana Dufie

What are Abonsam Cartoons?   Self portrait by Bright Ackwerh. Courtesy of Bright Ackwerh, Growing up in a black or African household, did you ever feel like you could ask questions about sex from adults? Yeah, didn’t think so! The attitude towards sex in many African communities is often from a negative perspective. Demonizing sex has limited access to sex…

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MR EAZI, An Exclusive 5 Minute Interview with the Superstar

3rd September 2017 BY Meli

You have probably heard of him by now, and if not; you have certainly heard his music. MR EAZI is the uprising international superstar out of Nigeria by way of Ghana. Rising to stardom on the back of his hit singles ‘Skintight’, ‘Hollup’ and ‘Legover’; recently, the Afrobeat singer was featured as Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ artist of the month,…

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