THE VOICE OF THE GHANAIAN DIASPORA

Akufo-Addo and Mahama face off in Ghana’s 2020 General Election

Ghana’s 2020 general elections takes place today, 7th December 2020, where the New Patriotic Party (NPP) faces off with the National Democratic Congress (NDC). If you are not familiar with Ghanaian national politics, you may ask what is the NPP and NDC? Together they are the major political parties that control a great influence over the country’s political landscape. Both parties were established on the eve of the transition of power from a military government to a democratically elected leadership in 1993.

What’s Happening in Congo?

About Congo The country of the Democratic Republic of Congo has 14.57 million people in 2020. More than 200 ethnic groups constitute the people of the DRC, with nearly 205 languages and dialects spoken throughout the country. The capital of the Congo, Kinshasa, which is the second-largest country in Africa, has nine bordering countries including …

DJ Neizer debuts summer 2020 ‘tape – Breathe

This past weekend the Accra music scene was taken by surprise by DJ Neizer as he released his eighth mixtape, Breathe. The mixtape is a step away from the disk jockey’s usual uplifting party vibe renditions. He is noted to have found inspiration to create this particular release because of the trialling times due to the global pandemic and the multi-national movement towards racial equality.

#GhanaMades50: Vanessa Gyimah

Vanessa Gyimah is a professional makeup artist and beauty influencer who has been featured in Buzzfeed, Essence Magazine and makeup campaigns displayed in Ulta Beauty across the country. The former MAC cosmetics artist has quickly become a social media star with her fun and empowering makeup videos. She grew in popularity based on her “365” …

#GhanaMades50: Tia Maria Nelson

Tia Maria Nelson is a Manchester based Content Creator. This journey for her started back in 2016 where she began on youtube, doing various fashion hauls for Brands such as ASOS, Missguided. Her YouTube page also consisted of “How to” style videos. Tia describes herself as a communicative person, which resulted in her using her …

#GhanaMades50: Sarah Owusu

Sarah Owusu was born in London, United Kingdom in 1991. She studied at the University of Essex, earning a BSc (Hons) Psychology. Owusu is a self-taught Ghanaian British artist. After years of painting, she soon identified her own unique style. Using acrylic and mixed media, at the base of Sarah’s work lies very striking, colourful …

#GhanaMades50: Sandra Appiah Babu-Boateng

Sandra Appiah Babu-Boateng is the co-founder and CEO of Face2face Africa, one of the largest pan-African digital media and events companies in the U.S. engaging a smart, affluent, and robust market of foreign-born blacks and African-Americans. Sandra and partner Isaac Boateng founded Face2face Africa in 2011 to reshape the pan-African narrative and amplify the voice …

#GhanaMades50: Nicole Crentsil

Nicole Crentsil is an established public speaker, curator & festival director. In 2018, Forbes listed Nicole as one of 100 women to follow on Twitter and LinkedIn. Her passion for supporting and promoting diversity through various industries alongside her drive to stimulate and facilitate forward thinking conversations awarded Nicole as TimeOut’s 1 of 50 Londoner’s …

#GhanaMades50: Nicole Amarteifio

Nicole Amarteifio is dubbed “the Shonda Rhimes of Ghana.” This is a weighty accolade that Nicole Amarteifio is eager to measure up to the honor. The self-taught TV producer and director has made waves locally and abroad with her work. Nicole and her family fled from the series of political coups that was taking place …

#GhanaMades50: Nana Fofie

Nana Fofie is your new favorite R&B artist from overseas. Hailing from Rotterdam, Netherlands, the Dutch Ghanaian rising star has an unwavering love and passion for music — which began at the early age of 5. Describing herself as “a regular girl who loves to sing and write music,” Nana is also a proud mother …