WATCH: Angelique Kidjo On West’s Coverage of Africa

On this weekend’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Benin’s Grammy-winning singer Angelique Kidjo criticized the Western media’s depiction of Africa, particularly since the Ebola outbreak. “Do you think everybody in Africa has Ebola?” she asked presenter Barnaby Phillips. “That’s the image you give to people. “We didn't invent Ebola. It’s just a disease that exists there. Like, are we going ...

02 Dec 3:25 AM 0 Read More...

Oslo Freedom Forum: Defeating Dictators - Day 1

  The Oslo Freedom Forum explores innovative nonviolent approaches to opposing dictatorship across the globe. The forum's founder, Thor Halvorssen, described it as "an intimate gathering where leaders, who are transforming the world present, offer effective solutions and inspiring testimonies that impact human rights and freedom." The forum running from October 20 - 22, 2014 is hosting 189 spea...

19 Oct 3:00 PM 1 Read More...

New Photo Sharing App - Suba Launched by Ghanaian Developers.

Two Ghanaian developers have launched Suba app, an event-based iOS and Android mobile app that allows everyone at fun social gatherings (from concerts to weddings) to see and share photos together in one central photo stream. Suba - a new mobile app that lets everyone at events see and share photos together in one central photo stream. The name Suba reflects the “flow” of the app’s novel photo viewing...

24 Sep 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

gOman Deliveries Seeks To Disrupt Courier Service in Ghana

  As part of my online series on Ghanaian startups creating products and services that are disrupting well-established businesses, this week's focus is on gOman. gOman, is a delivery and courier service targeted at providing quick, secure and affordable deliveries to ecommerce sites, product shops, banks and corporate organizations and private individuals who may have need for the convenience of a del...

04 Sep 7:44 PM 0 Read More...

#ListenUp: HKN's Deekay Out With Repete (Prod. Shizzi)

Nigerian Music sensation Davido’s recently signed Ghanaian artist and superstar, Deekay, has finally released his highly anticipated hot new single titled ‘Repete’. Deekay is a true artist in every sense of the word. From his catchy melodious harmonies and hooks to his intellect provoking lyrics and stylistic dance moves. DeeKay is the whole package. A performance artist – singer , rapper , songwriter ...

23 Aug 2:36 PM 0 Read More...
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