Patrick Awuah

African entrepreneur helps to inspire the next generation of leaders

A Ghanaian millionaire has ditched a highly lucrative role at Microsoft to help create the next generation of leaders in Africa, it has been reported. Patrick Awuah is the founder of Ashesi University in Ghana which is known for its high-tech facilities and strong emphasis on business, technology and leadership. He pumped millions of his own money into the venture[Read More…]

Middle-Eastern dance show combats stereotypes in Leeds

A Middle-Eastern dance show aimed at combating stereotypes about Arabic art proved popular among Leeds residents last week. The show Funoon, attracted around 100 dance fans who bore witness to a fusion of different dance styles from across Africa and the Arabic world. The show was the brainchild of acclaimed dancer, Nawarra who formed a collaboration with top performers across[Read More…]

Hip-hop pioneer inspires youngsters in Leeds

Hip-hop pioneer inspires youngsters in Leeds

Youngsters in Leeds were treated to a series of urban music workshops over the last six weeks thanks to a special visit by Dyna Max, a US hip-hop artist and ambassador of Afrika Bambaataa’s Zulu Nation. He is also a member of Kool Herc’s hip-hop family the ‘Herculords’ and pioneer to the hip-hop culture in France. He has worked across[Read More…]

This picture shows a demonstration of spontaneous qigong as seen in the video

Can drug addictions and cancer be cured by QiGong?

What if I told you that some of the world’s most severe diseases such as cancer, MS and drug addiction could be cured using Chinese medicine… You’d think I was crazy right? But what if I wasn’t? Akashic Times has interviewed a medical doctor, martial artist and lecturer by the name of Dr YK Leung, who has helped thousands of[Read More…]

Chaos Theory is brought alive through art and music

Chaos Theory is brought alive through art and music

There are many talented artists in the UK, but few can say that they have come up with their very own artform. In that sense, Troy Howe aka MetaTroy is an exception. MetaTroy is an independent artist, musician and filmmaker who has not only successfully forged a living from selling his artwork at exhibitions, he has also created a style[Read More…]