Who we are
Ka’edi Africa is an online art organisation centred on African books, food, places, people and photography. We seek to rewrite the hitherto widespread unpleasant African narrative through these five essential facets of human life. Ka’edi Africa seeks to showcase Africa by telling African stories properly and truthfully to the global community.
Our Core Values
We are committed to providing only authentic content ― content with undisputed credibility. We value the trust our audience repose in us to be reliable at all times.
We hold ourselves to extremely high standards as we go the extra mile to deliver beyond the traditional scope of our projects.
We are integrated; we match our actions with our words at all times. We deliver what we promise and even beyond, every time all the time.
We value people above all other things as we exist to serve―inform, educate, educate, promote and inspire―people.
We are constantly seeking new, intriguing and original African stories and experiences to showcase to our followers and the world at large.
Chief amongst the objectives of Ka’edi Africa are information, education, inspiration and entertainment of citizens of earth from Lagos to London, from Nairobi to New Delhi, from Cairo to Caracas, from Timbuktu to Ottawa, from Windhoek to Washington, via Afrocentric content.
We adopt a simple philosophy, which is the telling of African stories with a deep understanding of the stories and their origins. Our long term ambitions include offering paid adverts and book giveaways as well as hosting events such as art exhibitions, photo contests, and art festivals.
To be a globally-renowned digital organisation specialising in the promotion of Africa.
To positively rewrite African narratives and properly tell our stories by promoting relevant African books, arts, foods, places and photography.
Amongst others, the major goals of Ka’edi Africa include:
- To inform and entertain lovers of books, arts, foods, places and photography all over the world with relevant respective African content.
- To educate food lovers on various African meals and food customs.
- To provide a colourful description for travellers and places-curious people about African destinations they would like to visit.
- To encourage and support aspiring and established professional African photographers, chefs, writers and artists by promoting their works to a global audience.
Ogechukwu Samuel is a poetry editor for The Muse 48 board of the English and Literary studies Department in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has been on the board for two years running. He’s a writer and an editor and has his names across different reputable publications, notable among which are Warhistoryonline, Kalahari Review and Pencillite. He’s also had his time in the writing contests’ arena.
Amanda Madụmere is an Igbo documentary photographer, writer, visual artist and activist. She is obsessed with words, images, history, mental health, the intersectionality of identities, and art as a tool for activism.
Onuchukwu Joseph Chimezie is a short story writer, an editor and a reader. He believes we can change the world, one story at a time. He loves God, his mum, fried plantain and the rest of the family, exactly in that order.
Ese Emmanuel is a writer who is interested in the multidisciplinary intersections of literature, and the arts in general. Although she tries her hands in poetry and fiction once in a while, she mostly writes essays and other prose that rest on the border between fiction and nonfiction. Ese is also a budding literary critic, with the hope of inspiring critical readership among the African literary audience. She currently works with Kaedi Africa Nantygreens, Blackboy Review; and is published in Praxis Magazine, African Writer and elsewhere.