The Call for Artists…. Chale Wote Arts Festival 2019

PIDGIN IMAGINARIUM ABSTRACT In the last 500 years, the African continent has provided free labour for the Western imperial project. Whether via the triangular traffic of human-merchandise or conscription into two world wars, the implications of this brutal harvesting of bodies are yet to be fully measured. Presently, we are witnessing the rise of fascism…

To know where you are going, first know where you come from. #KnowGhana

Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African country that attained independence. However, its history precedes this novel achievement. Formerly known as the Gold Coast, it is on record that the Portuguese were the first European merchants that arrived in the 15th century. They initially came to trade in gold, diamonds and ivory, however; the business turned…

#MarineDrive Accra. The future of Accra, Ghana and Africa.

The project which is dubbed the “Marine Drive Tourism and Investment Project,” is under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and the Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC) and is expected to create 36 thousand (36,000) jobs during the first phase of the project. Additionally, it would employ about one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) people upon completion.

Famous Ghanaian’s : Kofi Annan, a true hero of the world.

Maybe the mark of a man is what is said about him after his passing. And when you are someone that obviously touched the lives of so many it should not be a surprise that so many will have words to say about you. However one thing that for me really mark Mr Kofi Annan…

Chale Wote, the greatest show in all of Africa. Love art, Love Ghana, Love Chale

For days, the historic Jamestown neighbourhood, which served as the city’s bustling port on the ocean and now is home base to scores of fishermen, is packed with people partying in the bright sun. “Our vision is to cultivate a wider audience for the arts in West Africa by breaking creative boundaries and using art as a viable form to rejuvenate public spaces,“ says the festival’s statement of intent.