Why the Women’s Action/Team is here to stay

Gender inequalities are at the heart of poverty. This is common knowledge now in the 21st century. Less generally accepted – though there is growing evidence and visibility – is that global consumption and production. . .

The Migrant Crisis, Here and There

It is ever more clear we are in the midst of a colossal migration crisis. In Europe, the haunting specter of hundreds, even thousands, of Africans drowning in the Mediterranean has captured headlines for a few days. European leaders, who had tried to discourage. . .

Why the future of African business is social

VENTURES AFRICA – “Mobile is the future of Africa,” explained Briant Biggs, Roc Nation’s Head of Digital. This past February, Biggs and many other international digital brands came to Lagos for Social Media Week cementing their entry into Africa.

  • Michael Amankwa

Michael Amankwa – Africa’s Steve Jobs?

The word “impossible” is not in Michael Amankwa’s lexicon. When he returned to Ghana from the US ten years ago to set up his amazingly successful software and transaction processing business CoreNett, he came with big dreams. Armed with a degree in. . .

  • Ifetayo - In the Spirit

Ifetayo – In the Spirit

In 1989, I decided to open an organization that would be a reservoir of cultural nourishment for the minds of children of African descent. By using the arts to build cultural awareness, pride, and heightened self worth. . .

  • Cultural Arts Education as Community Development: An Innovative Model of Healing and Transformation

Cultural Arts Education as Community Development

This article discusses a three-tiered process of collective experiences of various artistic and cultural forms that fosters the healing and transformation of individuals, families, and communities of the African Diaspora.