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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.
SnooCode gives addresses to Ghanaians that don't have one
Using a computer algorithm to generate a unique code, SnooCode is a simple and effective solution for the lack of formal addresses in Ghana.
A preview of Ghanaian artist Ofoe Amegavie's untitled exhibition
Ghanaian photographer Ofoe Amegavie's pain speaks through his latest work.
Nkɔsoɔ House is designed to alter the stigma of building with mud
A young team of architects is finding a place for age-old building techniques in contemporary architecture.
Mushrooming with bio-waste is booming in Ghana
The cultivation of mushrooms from vegetable peels could improve health and economy in Ghana.
The happy union of plastic water sachets and vernacular architecture
Architecture student Anna Webster uses the plastic water sachets made popular in marathons as a key element in the design of this Ghanaian mud hut.
African Cityzens: A five-year photographic narrative of Africa’s 54 countries
Two photographers are on a journey to capture the most hidden and routine moments of everyday African life
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