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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Ghana

AAKS x Indego Africa Partnership
1 year ago

AAKS x Indego Africa Partnership

Ghana-based sustainable accessories brand AAKS and Rwanda-based social enterprise Indego Africa have recently joined forces in a partnership that is sure to produce vibrant and beautiful artisanry. Their …
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Weaving History:  The Story of Kente Master
1 year ago

Weaving History: The Story of Kente Master

Traditionally worn by Ghanaian kings and chiefs, Kente fabric has long been a symbol of pride and greatness. Each pattern has a different meaning, and can range from …
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24 Hours in Accra
1 year ago

24 Hours in Accra

We’re excited to announce the launch of our 24 Hours series, where we’ll be sharing the coolest places to eat, visit, and stay around Africa. First up: Accra, …
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The Divine Way of Making Chocolate
1 year ago

The Divine Way of Making Chocolate

Not many cocoa farmers have tasted the fruit of their labor. Despite the rising demand for chocolate and rising cocoa prices, the majority of farmers growing the crop …
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A Global Brand with Local Drive: Uber Comes to Accra
1 year ago

A Global Brand with Local Drive: Uber Comes to Accra

In Accra, like most West African cities, if you need to get around by car you have one of three options: a trotro (public minivan), a taxi, or a private …
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Ghana Takes Tribeca: Behind the Scenes of New Film childreN of the mountaiN
1 year ago

Ghana Takes Tribeca: Behind the Scenes of New Film childreN of the mountaiN

New film childreN of the mountaiN is the tale of a mother’s love, hope, and acceptance for her child born with a cleft palate and cerebral palsy. In Ghana, children …
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Meet Team Anchor: Ghana’s Hult Prize Hopefuls
1 year ago

Meet Team Anchor: Ghana’s Hult Prize Hopefuls

It’s not every day you have the opportunity to change the world. The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs from the world’s universities. Students …
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Africa’s Next Education Innovators: LEAP Transmedia
2 years ago

Africa’s Next Education Innovators: LEAP Transmedia

LEAP Transmedia is blazing trails as West Africa’s first communications company focused on developing television, radio, print, and digital content for children and their families. Beginning with a partnership using …
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Delivering Premium Concierge Services for Ghanaians Abroad at the Speed of Light
2 years ago

Delivering Premium Concierge Services for Ghanaians Abroad at the Speed of Light

Imagine it’s your mother’s birthday in Ghana and you want to send her a cake. Where do you start when you don’t know the best vendor, let alone that vendor’s …
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I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”
2 years ago

I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”

Earlier this year, Nadia Sasso released her documentary, “Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” Through her documentary, Sasso examines the experience …
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