Tag: Accra

Power against Power

Jesus is coming. Jesus is here. Jesus is killed by local preachers worried about the…

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“An African City,” the web series about five single women in Accra, Ghana

For the last few weeks social media has been abuzz with comments about a new web series set in Accra called An African City. The series tells the story of the ‘Afropolitan Returnee’ and as one viewer aptly put it: it is “Sex and the City meets Americanah where she [the book’s protagonist] goes back to Lagos.” Though not as finely tuned.

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Kwadwo Asamoah makes it 150 appearances in Serie A

Asamoah, who just achieved milestone of 150 Serie A appearances, is not shy about publicly sharing his good fortune. He is a relentless tweeter, sharing pics of teammates including one of his son with Giorgio Ciellini (“Beauty and the Beast“), meeting the king of the Asante or — that staple of West African footballers — professing his love of Jesus (serial hashtag: #BecauseofHim).

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Futuristic Folklore in James Town, Ghana

The streets were dense. Thick with heat from bodies and the sun, as crowds of people gathered in James Town, Accra last week to take part in this year’s Chale Wote street art festival. It is often said that you can’t know where you are going until you look at where you came from. That is to say that if you want to create or re-imagine your future consider your past and what could be changed for you to achieve the desired future.

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