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IAMISIGO is fashion for the minimalist
IAMISIGO is a fashion brand for underdogs who desire to be different.
Creativity burns across the African continent in Khuli Chana’s new music video
Shot in Ghana and produced by South African producers, One Source celebrates Africanness through collaboration.
Sultry silhouettes and Accra beaches
We share this African lookbook, shot for online retailer Superbalist in Accra, Ghana.
Ghana Be Love: Fashion in the streets of Accra
South African fashion retailer Suberbalist travels to Accra, Ghana to shoot their latest atmospheric campaign, Ghana Be Love.
Celebrating self-expression and West African textiles at an Osei-Duro house party
To celebrate the launch of the AW16 collection, Accra-based fashion brand Osei-Duro threw a good vibes house party to shoot a lookbook with real Ghana style.
DJ Steloo on creating an electronic music scene in Accra
"I decided to take the responsibility to create a scene and to inspire people to the genre of electronic music."
Diasporadical Trilogia: Celebrating the beauty of African spirituality
Ghanaian-American rapper and filmmaker Blitz the Ambassador celebrates the beauty and power of traditional African spiritual beliefs.
Artistry for the departed: The fantastic coffins of Ghana
Inspired by the traditions of Ghana's Ga people, these custom-made coffins send the deceased off in imaginative style.
Photographer Ofoe Amegavie captures the beauty of Ghana’s iconic festivals
Photographer Ofoe Amegavie tells the vivid stories of Ghana’s traditional festivals in an ongoing series.
Mobile app MedRx makes healthcare accessible in Ghana
As an interactive platform, MedRx solves its user’s healthcare needs by making information more accessible.
Florine Demosthene explores the black female form using mixed media art
Inspired by her travels in Africa, Florine Demosthene has created a new black heroine.
Water, energy, and internet all in one system
The Watly system aims to bring the necessities to the developing world using one device.
UNICEF bicycle initiative helps Ghanaian schoolgirls get to class safely
Swedish brand Vélosophy teams up with UNICEF to donate its commuter bikes to girls in Ghana.
Accra-based Swedish fashion brand creates street couture in collaboration with Ghanaian tailors
HI ON LIFE is a fashion brand driven by sustainable design, Ghanaian culture and a Scandinavian appreciation of form.
The Playtime in Africa initiative is a public space for Ghana’s children
Mmofra Place will nurture growth, creativity, and expression in a public space designed for children.
Ghanaian photographer imagines a future where the drone is a commodity for greed and corruption
Francis Kokoroko’s photo essay takes a fictional and futuristic look at the socio-political climate in Ghana.
Four tech-savvy African creators launch a solution to high shipping costs
Shypmate cuts the costs of international deliveries and provides income opportunities for travellers.
MBOISA: West African patterning meets sculptural furniture design
Dokter and Misses’ Kassena Town Cabinets echo the traditional architecture and striking graphic artwork of the Kassena people.
YEVU's creations are sourced in Ghana, sustainable, and empowering
YEVU empowers Ghana's informal traders by introducing their vibrant textiles to a global consumer base.
The large bamboo canopy sheltering Ghanaian artists
The Haduwa Arts and Culture Institute is a large bamboo canopy that serves as a meeting place for artists and cultural practitioners in Ghana.
Bangladeshi architecture firm wins competition to build art centre in Ghana
A Bangladeshi firm has won the Earth Architecture Competition. Founded by the Nka Foundation, the competition called architects to build an arts centre in Ghana
Luxury and social impact are the basis of this Ghanaian brand
Still bold, bright, and championing African design, we catch up with Akosua Afriyie-Kumi the founder of A A K S, a fully African-made luxury brand.
James Mitchell explores the potential of architectural skills to affect social change in African communities
James Mitchell discusses his humanitarian organisation and how it is building up communities with entrepreneurial and construction skills.
NubianVR's "Pandora" is a first for African virtual reality
Techno-progressive virtual reality studio NubianVR has created a 360-degree film called "Pandora", set in a dreamlike, virtual version of Accra.
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