The African University College for Communication, AUCC, has named its new Creative Writing Centre after prominent Ghanaian writer, Prof. Ama Ata Aidoo. The Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for creative writing which will be opened on Thursday, March 16, 2017, is one of the six (6) learning centers of the school which will be dedicated to training […]
Cutting across such disciplines as politics, business, film, media, music among others, WomanRising’s list of the 100 most influential Ghanaian women seeks to shine the light on women in the country who are making significant strides in their various lines of endeavour. The list includes such popular icons as politician Afia Donkor, actress/broadcaster Berla Mundi, Starr FM’s […]
Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic Ama Ata Aidoo is the subject of a documentary by Ghanaian-British journalist and filmmaker Yaba Badoe. The film, The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo treats stories surrounding her growth and interest in storytelling. It is slated for Friday September 9 at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre – Town Hall […]
The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo explores the artistic contribution of one of African’s foremost woman writers, a trailblazer for an entire generation of exciting new talent. The film charts Ama Ata Aidoo’s creative journey in a life that spans 7 decades from colonial Ghana through the tumultuous era of independence to a more sober […]
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Ama Ata Aidoo is one of the greatest names in African writing, so it was a real pleasure when she visited the BBC Africa office. But Ghana’s own Akwasi Sarpong got more than he bargained for when he sat down to interview her. listen to ‘Ama Ata Aidoo defends African writing’ on Audioboo CREDIT : […]