West Africa

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    A Taste of Twi / Ga / Fante #EventsInLondon #Ghana #Languages

    Jan 31, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    When you think of popular African languages, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Swahili, Afrikaans, Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba. Some traditional language that aren”t that well publicized are Akan and Ga. Akan is a language that is spoken in...

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    Hip Deep Ghana- Music of the North and South (Afropop Worldwide)

    Jan 27, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    As part of Afropop’s Hip Deep journey to Ghana, Afropop Worldwide filmed a folkloric group playing the music from the nation’s North, and famed Afro-Funk bandleader Ebo Taylor performing with his extended family music from the southern coast. Both...

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    The African Queens: Dolls by Taofik Okoya

    Jan 15, 14 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    When entrepreneur Taofik Okoya couldn’t find a black doll for his five year old niece, he decided to take matters into his own hands and create a line of dolls that reflected Nigerian girls. Similar to what American Girl is to young girls across the...