turbanista:

A Soninke woman paints the wall of her house in Djajibine, Mauritania Photo by Margaret Courtney-Clarke

turbanista:

A Soninke woman paints the wall of her house in Djajibine, Mauritania
Photo by Margaret Courtney-Clarke

Ghana’s Yaa Pono releases a new hip hop freestyle shortly, “Supreme Rap Fever”.  Excited!

ponobiom:

Tell ur paddies! Just some few minutes and the #supremerapfever freestyle link will drop on my fanpage only! www.facebook.com/ponobiom #supremerapfever#freestyle #YaaPono

Ghana’s Yaa Pono releases a new hip hop freestyle shortly, “Supreme Rap Fever”.  Excited!

ponobiom:

Tell ur paddies! Just some few minutes and the #supremerapfever freestyle link will drop on my fanpage only! www.facebook.com/ponobiom #supremerapfever#freestyle #YaaPono

"Raise My Flag" - DJ Juls (@djjuls)

The first single from Ghana’s DJ Juls!  ”Raise My Flag” features verses from Kojo-Cue, Blackway and E.L.

"Some Way Bi" - M.anifest

It is not everyday that you watch something that makes you smile from beginning to end.  Love the song, love the message, love the video - thanks M.anifest!  Yes Gh is “some way bi” but that doesn’t diminish the love.

How Nigeria turned Her Majesty's prison into a place of pleasure

Time to learn a little more about the dismal history but ultimate triumph of Freedom Park, Lagos.

Who’s your daddy?
August 14, 2014 — One Christian Nigerian Brother exalts the “rightness” of his culture’s patrilineal custom, then denounces the matrilineal traditions of neighbouring Ghana. Is this just about “bragging rights” — I’M the daddy?

Who’s your daddy?

August 14, 2014 — One Christian Nigerian Brother exalts the “rightness” of his culture’s patrilineal custom, then denounces the matrilineal traditions of neighbouring Ghana. Is this just about “bragging rights” — I’M the daddy?

Manners

Small point: Politeness and good manners unfortunately seem to be on the decline in some circles. “Hello”, “Good morning”, “Please”, and “Thank you” (amongst other terms) can go a long way in breaking the ice and essentially reaching your goal.

Please do not expect me to respond favourably if you are unable to use these pleasantries in personal or business settings.

Thank you.

Akwaaba UK (@akwaabauk) present the 2014 edition of “Ghana Party in the Park”

Akwaaba UK (@akwaabauk) present the 2014 edition of “Ghana Party in the Park”

Finding Mbuyisa Makhubu

Get out, Beyonce. Go.

I’m not the hugest Beyonce fan, nor do I completely buy into her image as a feminist but this article made interesting reading.

vintageblackglamour:

Happy Birthday Iman! Can you believe this fashion legend is 59 years old today? This photo was taken by the great Francesco Scavullo in 1977.

vintageblackglamour:

Happy Birthday Iman! Can you believe this fashion legend is 59 years old today? This photo was taken by the great Francesco Scavullo in 1977.

A western reporter searches for nuance in Soweto

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