Africa Writes returns this year (2018) between Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July at The British Library, London. Continue reading “Africa Writes”
I recently attended an event with two British-Ghanaians in the media, which shone a light on how some of us second generationers (I know it’s not a word…yet) have dealt with feeling foreign in the country of our birth.
The event was organised by The Media Society and Reed Smith LLP and was called Brit(ish) and Black – Growing Up in a Strange Land. Continue reading “Being Black in Britain”
An East London family had no idea that two bags of letters brought back from Ghana would become the subject of a ground-breaking exhibition. Continue reading “Brixton exhibition preserves Ghana’s past”
Seun Oboite represents an emerging crop of young Black entrepreneurs that are combining talent, education and a fearlessness about entering the business world.
2017 has been a year of highs and lows for me but definitely one where I have learnt an awful lot from these experiences and from you. Below is a month by month summary of MisBeee Writes’ Year in Review with the months displayed in Fante and Twi. Continue reading “MisBeee Writes in a Year – Part 1”
A visit to literary festival Africa Writes resulted in a chance interview with Dr Sylvester Onwordi – son of the late British-Nigerian author Buchi Emecheta. Buchi remains my all-time favourite author and I’m proud to say that with the exception of one novel – I have read all her books. Continue reading “MisBeee Writes in a Year: Part 2”
In her early 20s, Louise Broni-Mensah became the first Black female entrepreneur to secure capital from a seed fund provider in Silicon Valley to grow her fledgling business Shoobs (pronounced Shubz).
Combine love, a bit of humour, 80s nostalgia and a pertinent social message about infrastructure underdevelopment and you get Keteke. Continue reading “Keteke – shaping Ghanaian film excellence”
Ghanaian-Romanian musician and film producer Emmanuel Owusu-Bonsu aka Wanlov the Kubolor is considering making a third instalment to his Ghanaian Pidgin-English musical ‘Coz Ov Moni’. Continue reading “Ghana’s afro-gypsy mulls over a third Pidgin-English musical”
Blogging – by far – is my biggest passion at the moment and so it was a great honour to be able to represent Blogging Ghana (the Ghanaian association for blogging and social media enthusiasts) at this year’s Pa Gya literary festival in Accra. Continue reading “Pa Gya Literary Festival: where blogging and journalism collide”
Three years ago (in June 2014), I was on the verge of walking out of ‘Belle‘ – the second film by award-winning British-Ghanaian director Amma Asante. Continue reading “How important are facts when producing films on Black history?”