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A celebration of the arts- music, poetry, dance, and more. All the things that reveal the heart of a people.

Arts and Culture, Forward Thinkers // 05.11.2014

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta- Kenya's first Prime Minister then President

African Intellectual Innovators According to Gates

Article by Abena

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, American historian and director of WEB Dubois Research Institute,  listed a few of  top African intellectual innovators…

Arts and Culture // 02.04.2012

Author, Meri Nana-Ama Danquah

Pave the Road by Walking- Part One

Article by Abena A-T

A good cultural critic should be observant, honest, and prepared to receive comments that range from agreement to admiration to admonishment….

Arts and Culture // 02.04.2012

Author, Meri Nana-Ama Danquah

Pave the Road by Walking- Part Two

Article by Abena A-T

God Protects Babies and Fools Though the accomplished author and mother has been writing her entire life, Meri Nana-Ama Danquah never…

Arts and Culture // 03.11.2011


Waist Beads by Sewra

Article by Abena A-T

Her name is pronounced “Sau-ra” like Laura. It’s Tigray-a language Spoken in Eritiea and northern Ethiopia and means ‘Revolution’. Her ethnic…

Arts and Culture // 12.02.2010

Abenaa Asante-Siaw, Founder of Zeal

Stand out with Zeal!

Article by Abena A-T

An aggressive car salesman can leave you with bitter thoughts about buying a vehicle and a confrontational evangelist can make you…

Arts and Culture // 10.15.2010

Naleli Rugege (centre) at Tempo photo shoot

Who's that Lady? Naleli Rugege Bringing Fashion Alive

Article by Abena A-T

If you don’t know fashion designer Naleli (Nah-lay-di) Rugege, get to know her.  Her work has been featured in the Miss…

Arts and Culture // 08.18.2010


Meet Paradis

Article by Abena A-T

Under the shade of a bright tent at Moroccan restaurant Shokola, upcoming model and poet Paradis chatted with us about the…