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Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses

Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The EU has cut aid to the west African country experiencing a tourism boom, where executions happen apparently at random

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Serena Williams and Rape: Does She Really Know What’s Inappropriate?

Serena Williams and Rape: Does She Really Know What’s Inappropriate?

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tennis player seems to think it’s wrong to get drunk, but what about wearing skintight dresses for a living – as she does

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5:2 Your Life – The Relationship Fix

5:2 Your Life – The Relationship Fix

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘A two-day diet of positive interaction, fun and romance? To be honest, it sounds a lot of work’

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The Ultimate Ethnic Wedding Gowns

The Ultimate Ethnic Wedding Gowns

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ultimate in African wedding gowns and ethnic bridal dresses was on display in New York City during the annual bridal showcase that is hosted by Circle of Sisters and WBLS Radio. The guest brides appeared to be in awe over the display of colorfully designed bridal gowns. One may think, once you’ve seen one […]

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Ghanaian film, “KWAKU ANANSE” Gets Nomination at 2013 African Movie Academy Awards

Ghanaian film, “KWAKU ANANSE” Gets Nomination at 2013 African Movie Academy Awards

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Akosua Adoma Owusu, Ghanaian-American director and writer of the acclaimed short film Kwaku Ananse, is thrilled to have her first narrative short nominated by the Africa Movie Academy Awards. “At its inception, I struggled to find a Ghanaian audience that would value our traditional story in contemporary cinema.   It’s truly humbling Kwaku Ananse received the […]

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Rejuvinate Your Body Mind and Soul with Kate’s Organics

Rejuvinate Your Body Mind and Soul with Kate’s Organics

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kate Kibarah was once the chubby girl who got called names in school. After losing the weight and gaining the confidence and admiration of numerous inquisitive minds, she set out to change the way Kenya and the rest of Africa thinks about their bodies and their eating habits. Meet Kate Kibarah, founder and CEO of […]

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Touring Zapphaire Events with Funke Bucknor-obruthe

Touring Zapphaire Events with Funke Bucknor-obruthe

| March 18, 2013 | 4 Comments

Funke Bucknor-obruthe went to school to become a lawyer. It’s what her parents wanted her to become, but she knew she was better at and passionate about something else. Her track record as a lawyer (four weeks in a law firm, a few months here and there dabbling in communications and advertising) is evidence that […]

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International Women’s Day: Why Should I Care?

International Women’s Day: Why Should I Care?

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

This post was first published by N. Amma Twum-Baah for Ghanaweb.com on March 8, 2010. A friend asked me a couple of weeks ago if there was going to be a special AG issue celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD). Given the fact that AG is a publication dedicated to women, her inquisition was well placed. […]

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On the Purple Couch with Bahia Akerele

On the Purple Couch with Bahia Akerele

| March 7, 2013 | 3 Comments

Bahia Akerele is a wife, a mother, and a budding entrepreneur. And she doesn’t hesitate to share exactly which of these roles is most important to her. Her deep desire to be a focused mother to her young son is what led her to set up shop in one of Washington, DC Metro Area’s busy […]

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I Am A Strong Woman…Not

I Am A Strong Woman…Not

Strong women.  Do you know any? Jill Scott sings about them, Erykah Badu croons soulful ballads dedicated to them. Well, I know a couple. I’m not talking about the Michelle Obama and Hilary Clinton types.  I’m referring to the ever growing legion of empowered women who make their presence known on Facebook. To underscore their […]

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