Children from Village of the Damned

Black woman, white children

The young American white couple a few doors away from me are leaving Ghana today….

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Stephanie Benson: Fairytale Princess

Never did the Brothers Grimm or The Arabian Nights tell tales of beautiful princesses who gave it all up for love and a bungalow in Kent. Then again, these stories were written long before Stephanie Benson was born.

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World-Class Contemporary Art in Central London Exhibition

Colorfultimes.com, in partnership with AFRIKART (London), are pleased to announce a 3-day exhibition of world-class contemporary paintings by a selection of artists from India, Sudan, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana in the heart of London’s Covent Garden.

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On Being a Big Man in Ghana

Big Man / Small Boy in Ghana

Two men beside me are talking very loudly, but I don’t understand what they’re saying. Not even enough to know if they’re talking about me. Another man has joined. They are definitely not talking about me – at least not now. They seem not even to notice my presence. Am I a ghost, a mere shadow of my former self?

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Living on The Frontline

Leon Alexander always liked to remember the old time sayings from home. And when he dropped them on these British-born youngsters, they always had to wonder. When he explained to them, they’d get it. But he’s stopped all that now.

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