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Marketing Killing Osun Festival in Osogbo, Nigeria

Marketing ‘killing Nigerian festival’

By Andrew Walker, BBC News, Osogbo, Nigeria

An annual gathering to celebrate a traditional spirit-god in one of Nigeria’s few remaining virgin forests is one of the last places you would expect to hear complaints of over-commercialisation.

The Osun festival has had to turn to commercial sponsors to survive

But […]

First Blood Diamonds, Now Blood Computers?

First Blood Diamonds, Now Blood Computers? By Elizabeth Dias Friday, Jul. 24, 2009

Men sift through buckets of dirt while looking for gold at an abandoned industrial mine in Mongbwalu, Congo Spencer Platt / Getty

When the film Blood Diamond came out in 2006, people were startled at the alleged origins of the precious […]

Bântu Kôngo Concept of the Supreme Being: Nzâmbi

For more resources like this join our online group Kôngo Language and Culture Resources at Adiama Network.


Returning Home to Ghana: CNN Video

President Obama in Ghana at the Cape Coast Dungeons‏ pt 2-2 – More related videos from Asterpix

Anderson Cooper of CNN AC 360 talks about African Americans returning home to Ghana. He interviews Seestah IMAHKUS owner of One Africa Guest House ( a few miles from Cape Coast & Elmina Dungeons.


Ile Aiye: An In-Depth Documentary of the Candomble Religion in Bahia, Brazil

An in-depth look at the Candomble religion of Bahia, Brazil in 6 parts. This documentary focuses on the role of ritual and worship in the everyday life of Afro-Brazilians. Are you interested in traveling to Bahia to learn more about African culture first hand? If so, check out what Adiama has to offer! PART […]

Obama Speaks about Slavery: CNN Video From Cape Coast Dungeon in Ghana, West Africa

Embedded video from CNN Video

President Obama Visits Cape Coast Dungeon in Ghana, West Africa

Embedded video from CNN Video PART 2

Obama’s Speech in Ghana to Parliament: CNN Video

Embedded video from CNN Video



Habesha’s Community Garden Project

Embedded video from CNN Video This is great and inspiring work that needs to be duplicated all around the country. Check it out!

Besouro Trailer – New Capoeira Film

This film looks incredible. The word is that it’s scheduled to be released in the fall of 2009. I can’t wait to see it in its entirety. For more info on the legendary capoeira fighter Besouro Manganga read the summary below.