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          On Hair, Surrender and Growth

          It’s been 5 years since I did my first big chop – in the sense of “going natural”; I had short cuts throughout high school in Ghana – I’m only just really understanding my roots, what it needs, what is a no-no, the works. The first time, I didn’t really take care of my hair …

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            Video Inspiration: “Why Can’t We” – Asa

            The Nigerian songstress has a new album out entitled “Bed of Stone” which you can preview HERE. Today however, we’re taking it back to her retro-themed, 50s inspired video for “Why Can’t We” from her sophomore album “Beautiful Imperfection” and – of course – those inspiring  lyrics! Because, really, why can’t we? Enjoy! {Lyrics} You …

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                Recap: The China-Africa Debate [Video]

                China’s engagement with Africa has made the headlines in recent times as more African countries turn East for financial and technical assistance with business and development. There is increased commodity trade between the two, and last year, China surpassed the US as Africa’s largest trade partner with trade flows equaling an estimated US $200 billion. …

                    Africa

                    Ghana @ 55: What’s Our Legacy? (Video)

                    Over the past couple of weeks my mind has been on Ghana. Not just because I miss eating waakye, and the sun is finally popping up in these parts, but because in about three days, Ghana is gonna mark it’s 55th year of independence. Sure, there might be nothing especially groundbreaking about it, and unlike …

                      Circum-Vlog: How To Blog (Part 1)

                      Happy holidays to everyone and Merry Christmas! I hope you all got some family-time in, or if you went at it solo, that you had a great time eitherways! I got some much needed down-time, and then I spent the rest of the day working on this! The first vlog (video blog) on ‘how to blog.’ …