History of Republic Day in Ghana

Happy Friday and Happy Republic Day to all my fellow Ghanaians! It's Republic Day in Ghana. Last summer, I was in Kumasi, Ghana on Republic Day. I had never heard of the holiday before so I decided to ask my dad "What is Republic Day?" He knows a lot of history and he loves these type of questions! ...

Product Review: Eya Naturals

  Happy TGIF! Clarissa Bannor of Get Out There PR  sent me some Eya Naturals products last month to review here on my blog. I was sent the Eya Naturals Basic Essentials Hair Care Set pictured below. About Eya Naturals Eya Naturals is committed to working with, and building the local community and hence only sources their raw unrefined Shea Butter and African ...

An African City: Episode 201-Another Return

Happy Monday! An African City Season 2 premiered yesterday. Being the loyal stan fan that I am, I bought my $19.99 subscription. If you're a fan of the show and/or you thoroughly enjoyed Season 1 for FREE on YouTube, show your support by purchasing the subscription! If you can afford the $19.99, please support and don't ...

Kente Brides: Pistis Ghana

Happy Friday! If you have been following my blog for a while, you may already know that I am IN LOVE with Kente cloth! I am obsessed with its richness, beauty and vibrant colors.  It's my favorite cloth ever! It's also Ghana's national cloth. It has such an opulent history and deep meaning in Ghanaian culture. ...

Web Series Wednesday: An African City (Season 2)

Happy Web Series Wednesday! The time has finally come Season 2 of An African city premieres this Sunday, January 24th at 12pm EST. Below is the season 2 trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-iQzLhNgH0 No Longer on YouTube An African City has a new viewing platform. It will no longer be on YouTube to view for free. See below: Season 2 will be globally ...

Does Ghana Still Need Its Slave Castles?

Thank God for Mr. Swan's African American Studies class in the 12th grade circa 2004. It truly inspired me to learn more about Ghana's rich history, the good AND the bad. The discussion of Cape Coast Slave Castle came up right before we watched the film entitled Sankofa. The Cape Coast opening scene from the 1993 ...

Ghana 2015|Vlog #12| Last Day & Departure

Happy Tuesday! All beautiful things must come to an end and such was the case for my 12 day trip in Ghana. I was sad to leave. Below is my last day Ghana 2015|Vlog #12| Last Day & Departure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIrL2TTbOKg The day started of with us leaving Kumasi super early to board a VIP charter bus back to ...