Rexford Nkansah

Zambia’s Zone Fam take their brand of African Hip Hop to the world stage

The Republic of Zambia, one of Africa’s landlocked countries in the southern hemisphere of the continent is experiencing a Hip Hop wave in its music industry. Leading this wave is one of the country’s top Hip Hop group known as Zone Fam. In 2009 Zone Fam burst onto the African and Zambian music scene with their first mix tape which …

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Akua Adoma Memorial Hope Foundation to raise brain tumor awareness in Ghana

Akua; extreme right, with friends at school in Ghana The family of the deceased Akua Adoma Ofori, a female Ghanaian teenage student who was flown to the USA to seek medical treatment for a tumor lodged in her brain has established a foundation; The Akua Adoma Memorial Hope Foundation, in her memory. The sole objective of the foundation will be …

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Ghana on its way to creating a recognized affiliate of the global Wikimedia Foundation

A team leader and school children in Ghana creating user accounts A group of Ghanaians under the inspiration of Rexford Nkansah; a student, are set to promote the dissemination of free knowledge and the use of online tools in education and the promotion of culture. In line with Wikimedia Foundation’s strategic priorities, the team would also encourage and increased participation and …

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Young Ghanaian in US inspired by Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, Obama and radio

Kwame with Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum – Ghanaian politician Dominic O. Agyepong is a good friend of mine who in conjunction with other friends of his are establishing themselves as passionate Ghanaians in Alexandria Virginia with the sole objective of serving the Ghanaian and African community in the USA’s District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) and worldwide. Dominic, however, prefers …

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Meet Thomas Alicoe Appiah, one of Ghana’s avant-garde artists

Thomas painting waterfalls on a wall for a young fan of his His paintings are amazing and his artistry is exceptional because of the passion he puts into almost everything he does. One minute you will find him sketching something amazing on a piece of paper with a pen or pencil and the next he’s wearing a pair of paint …

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Patrick Awuah wishes to change Africa’s future

This piece was written Patrick Awuah Jr. pictured left; one of my greatest mentors and an individual I truly respect and admire a lot. One of my cherished hopes is to meet him in person, but until then I will continue to share his great ideas and words with the world. Patrick Awuah is the founder and president of Ashesi …

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Ghanaian Clothes Maker, Kwabena Asamoah Tailors his way up

Kwab Asamoah (right) in photo with US President Barack Obama ‘My garments are more technically designed than they are fashion designed and this is even more so owing to my engineering background‘ says Kwabena Asamoah of Kustom Looks Clothier as I interviewed him for my blog. We caught up in Silver Springs Maryland in the USA where the Ghanaian born …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some light …

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