lol. love it
Launching The Boat
I have plans to one day(very soon) visit Sierra Leone
(Source: Flickr / makgobokgobo)
this confuses me. am i the only one confused? who can explain this to me?
MzVee feat VIP- Borkor Borkor
The video is out for MzVee’s latest song.
This video makes me want to go to the beach.
Asa Baako Music Festival
Asa Baako is a music, dance and arts festival held in the tropical fishing village of Busua in Ghana’s Western Region.
Asa Baako is a celebration of Africa and African inspired music and culture in all its ever unfolding glory.
Asa Baako - One Dance - a party which kicks off on the beach by day and continues deep in the African bush by night.
The next Festival is March 7th-9th, 2014
Busua Beach, Ghana
i HAVE to be there. working out a plan right now.
Calafia is a fictional warrior queen who ruled over a kingdom of Black women living on the mythical Island of California. The character of Queen Calafia was created by Spanish writer Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo who first introduced her in his popular novel entitled Las sergas de Esplandián (The Adventures of Esplandián), written around 1500.
Calafia, also called Califia, has been depicted as the Spirit of California, and has been the subject of modern-day sculpture, paintings, stories and films; she often figures in the myth of California's origin, symbolizing an untamed and bountiful land prior to European settlement.
Fighting to love their Nigerian men
The United Nigerian Wives in South Africa (Unwisa), a support group for local women married to Nigerians.
Okoro tells me women are coming out of the woodwork now. Many had been embarrassed to mention that they were married to Nigerians. They had no one to share their pain with.
"It’s difficult to fight some of these battles as an individual but when you do so as a group, it helps. It also shows the South African community that you are not just a ‘prostitute’, as some of them think of South African women married to Nigerians,” says Okoro.
"It shows that we are responsible women, we are wives, we are mothers. We are committed to our husbands, and doing so as a group adds weight to our efforts."
Unwisa has branches in Johannesburg and Cape Town. But the aim is to have a presence all over the country because Nigerians, the entrepreneurs and risk takers that they are, have spread their wings all over South Africa, in search of their pot of gold in the Rainbow Nation.
The organisation attracts women from all walks of life – nurses, teachers, traffic officers, police officers, street hawkers. Membership is about 60 in Johannesburg alone, according to a magazine they have just published.
The organisation wants to act as a lobby group to challenge those sectors of South African society that seem determined to punish these women for the decisions they have made.
The ostracisation, said Okoro, sometimes starts with the woman’s own family who question her wisdom for marrying a Nigerian.
Haiti: Photo journalism or poverty porn by Sokari (via caribbeancivilisation)
ma and pops, while they were dating in the summer of ‘85
mom was turning 23
this is adorable
Met and spoke to one of my fav Ghanaian musicians repping Africa hard in Brooklyn and beyond, Blitz the Ambassador at his Q&A session at Alliance Francais. He recognised me and told me about how he likes my work, I was humbled. Basically that is all the motivation I need. Looking forward to his concert on the 25th January, 2014 were he will performing songs off his new album called the Afropolitan Dreams.
wish i was in Ghana right now so i could go to this. *sigh*