Recommended Event (August): Future of Ghana Youth Leadership Forum 2015


Are you interested in contributing to the progression and success of Ghana? Are you leading your own projects and initiatives that will help develop a more promising economic future for Ghana? Are you helping to nurture Ghana’s future leaders or in need of the training and resources to do so? Do you want to meet like-mined … Read more


Due to popular demand, My Ghana Roots decided to re-visit the topic of African Inspired fashion. If you haven’t already, check out our previous posts; ‘Kente Cloth Explained’ & ‘African Inspired Fashion: Spring/Summer 2013‘. My Ghana Roots caught up with Emma Slade Edmondson from and Photographer to Nuraan Ackers to get some tips on … Read more

African Inspired Fashion: Spring/Summer 2013

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The sunshine has officially arrived in the UK, which means we can finally take advantage of all the summer fashions available. African inspired prints seems to be a key trend for this Spring/Summer, here’s our pick of this season’s collections inspired by the motherland: Kenzo’s ss13 Menswear Collection embarked on a ‘Safari’ like adventure, unveiling … Read more

Book Review: ‘Ghana Must Go’ By Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi’s debut novel about a migrant Ghanaian and Nigerian family has received a great deal of publicity, so wanted to see what all the fuss was about. The book covers a lot riveting subject matters including; cultural displacement, love, death, racism, sibling rivalry, bulimia, and paedophilia. ‘Ghana Must Go’ is the story of … Read more

Job Opportunity: Events Coordinator Internship

Do you have an interest in Ghana/Africa? Do you have experience or have a passion for Event Planning? Are you based in London? If you answered Yes to all three of those questions you may be very interested in this excellent Internship opportunity by Star 100. About Star 100 Star 100 is a Ghana-focused diaspora … Read more

Fashion ‘Gives Thanks’ To Black And White

Spring/Summer Cover MyGhanaRoots

Spring 2013 is finally here! (Dis-regarding the weather of course) I for one am really excited for the new season and the latest Spring Summer ‘wears’ that will be reaching the high street stores.  This season, designers have opted for the more sophisticated approach – producing Black and White collections,  a colour pallet infamously used … Read more

Get the ‘Independent’ Look

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With no sign of the cold leaving us anytime soon and March being upon us, it can only mean one thing … yes  Ladies & Gents it is Ghana Independence Time!  Ghana became the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain its Independence  in March 6 1957. This was a huge mile stone for Ghana and Africa as a … Read more