#CITITRENDS S04 EP 23: MAde in Kumasi: Skills Development, Innovation and Knowledge Sharing with Yaw Adu-Gyamfi

There has been a lot of chatter from the Ashanti Regional capital of Kumasi. Chatter that centres on technology and growth and innovation. There has also been a lot of chatter regarding the difficulties that technology entrepreneurs face. There has been a lot of conversation about how some of those problems can be solved. Yaw …

Sexism on the Podium

  Hundreds of young girls all across the United Kingdom spend hours everyday mastering the art of playing their favourite classical instruments. They dream of performing on stages all over the world. These dreams however, could be dashed not for lack of talent, but because of their gender. Alice French and Katie Ann Lower find …

Lessons from ‘Pretty Hurts’ by Beyonce

Music. Lyrics. Impact. The phases that Pretty Hurts by Beyonce Knowles took me through and continues to do so. After a month of dancing along Colum Road, Cardiff to this tune, i have learnt a few lessons from this amazing song. Before i get all engrossed in the tingly feeling the song leaves me, allow …

Expressions Through Radio: Introduction to Xpress Radio 101

The time was 12:58. I was seated in the Xpress Radio Studio in the presenter’s chair. I knew what I wanted to do; I had spent two hours of an 11 degree morning in Cathays, Cardiff, preparing for it. The first episode of my one-hour radio show on campus radio in the United Kingdom! What had …

Celebrating life with Xinyi Li

I had every right to panic. My debit cards, student ID card, my two-month old oyster card and the note from my girlfriend would be gone, forever! We had called the museum but had received no positive response. The friends we had there also said they could not find the cardholder. I was late for …