19 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Celebrating African Music – The MsAfropolitan Mixtapes vol. 1

MsAfropolitan Mixtapes 1

I’m pleased to share that the first edition of the MsAfropolitan Mixtapes is here. Courtesy of Broadcite Music, an esteemed independent label committed to creating unique sounds for the musically aware, we are going on an Afropolitan ride from Ghana to South Africa fusing highlife, juju, afrobeat and more with Detroit House and the edgy beats of underground London. […]

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18 April 2011 ~ 11 Comments

Bad luck with sweets, Goodluck with presidents

Bad luck with sweets, Goodluck with presidents

There comes a point during my stays in Lagos when I feel like I’m going to have a nervous breakdown. I dare say that most people who live in the developed world and travel to the developing world will experience a similar frustration if they stay long enough. Usually it is something trivial that triggers […]

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14 March 2011 ~ 1 Comment

MsAfropolitan Boutique Interview Series – Aya Morrison, founder of Aya Morrison

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As I was saying yesterday, the great thing about having an online boutique is that I am able to share inspiring stories about African Diaspora women entrepreneurs and discover new beautiful products. Aya Morrison is one of those women with a great story and product range. I caught up with her to find out the inspiration […]

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22 December 2010 ~ 7 Comments

7 African male icons that shaped history

7 African male icons that shaped history

One of the challenges, and also opportunities with writing an opinion blog like mine is having to take a stand on the range of topics you write about. Whether it’s feminism, women’s libidoes, pornography or natural hair, when you take a firm stand on something you can appear to be unable to relate with the opposing side. […]

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05 July 2010 ~ 3 Comments

7 facts to love about Ghana

7 facts to love about Ghana

The World Cup is almost over, and not to disregard whichever country ends up taking the trophy (g’wan Germany), but there is one country which I will remember as the real winner of the event – Ghana. I make this claim on the basis that Ghana was the first African country to make it this […]

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