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HOPE City aims to turn Ghana into the tech hub of West Africa
Futuristic looking HOPE City has been designed by Italian architects with the ambitious aim of turning Ghana into a major tech hub in West Africa.
Regenerating Accra's forgotten areas
How do you breathe new life into Jamestown, one of Accra's poorest but most historic areas? Slowly and with art, says British-Ghanaian architect Elsie Owusu.
Daughter of the Niger Delta
Artist Zina Saro-Wiwa's new gallery space in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, honours her late father's activist legacy, beginning with its location – in his old office.
The playful portraitist
Patterns clash and cultures collide in Moroccan photographer Hassan Hajjaj's striking portraits.
Eye on digital art from Africa
Curator Christine Eyene tells us about her selection of experimental artists from Africa whose work was part of London's recent "Africa Utopia" festival.
Jon Daniel: Four corners of the diaspora
London-based creative director Jon Daniel shares the story behind his Design Week column on designers of African descent.
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