Red Light – a stage play

In the past few days I’ve come to really appreciate the sacrifice our theatre creatives make on a daily basis. Leaving work to come for rehearsals, having to learn their lines, pushing themselves with the aim to make audiences happy. Creatives need to be appreciated. Let’s support the arts. I see creativity as an amazing…

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Leaving Ghana

Author: Franka-Maria Andoh Growing up, our house and most homes I visited had African art pieces. Most of the images were of women carrying things on their head, elegant women with beautiful babies on their backs. Or fishermen going out to sea. Art that reflected our lives as Ghanaians – hard work, enterprise, the need…

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Time with Franka; Writing is like a Frozen Meal

On the 7th of March, 2017 a day after Ghana celebrated the 60th anniversary some select students from the year 3,4,5,and 6 took part in a writing workshop at the Primary School library themed “ Writing is like a frozen meal” with focus on Short Stories and Children’s Stories : Style and Imagery. This workshop…

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FRANKA ANDOH’S STORY FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ‘BOOK SLAM’.

Franka Maria Andoh wrote a special piece entitled ‘I’ve got Time’ for the International Women’s Day book slam organised by the African Women’s Development (AWDF) and Alliance Francaise (Accra. Her shot story had the audience in hysterics. Watch the footage of Franka’s reading below. Franka is an entrepreneur, editor, writer and the owner of a…

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Franka Maria Andoh’s book ‘The Kente Curtain’

Author and Entrepreneur, Ms Franka Maria Andoh has launched a new children’s book “The Kente Curtain” which explores the diversity and beauty of different cultures. The thirty-three page book tells a story of a young boy named Paul, who finds a connection between Africa and the United States and was inspired by the beauty of…

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