How did a rural dairy farming community get to be a film buff’s dream? Arohanui Film Festival

In the Waikato region of New Zealand, in Te Aroha (Tear A-raw-ha) a rural dairy farming community, there lies a film buff’s dream event called the ‘Arohanui Film Festival’. The Arohanui Film Festival showcases new, entertaining, original, and adventurous films from around the world on the big screen. It will be held at ‘Future Te Aroha’, a former bra factory that has been converted to a multi purpose, non-profit facility for community and cultural use. It’s where film enthusiasts gather […]

Music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times

Bronwyn Halley is a contemporary country singer/songwriter from Dunedin, New Zealand. She believes that music can really speak to people and help them get through tough times. How did you start your musical career? I started learning music when i was 4. I learnt theory and I learnt the recorder for a couple of years. From there I moved on to the trumpet for a year, then flute for 3 years, before I eventually wanted to start singing at about […]

Ghana’s future in Technology could start with Code4Kids

Code4Kids is an African training program which is designed for kids between the ages of 9-15 years in programming, using fun simulations and games like Code Combat and Scratch.   It is a pilot program run by TechBit Consult in Ghana.  One of the directors is Clement Safori Fianko and he is a young African entrepreneur. He is from Ghana in West Africa and currently resides in the capital Accra.   He spoke with us about Code4Kids, his background, TechBit […]

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