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Ghana

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Part of the Gold Coast Report Podcast Network

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English


Episodes

Ep. 11 | Ghana’s Growing YouTube Scene

7/17/2018
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Share | Follow | Subscribe AJ and Ria are joined by Donald and Emmanuel, aka Adwoa’s Husband. They discuss the YouTube scene in Ghana and it’s growing popularity. Find out what type of content they’re interested in on the Ghanaian YouTube scene. Also, get to know a few of the Ghanaian content creators. Emmanuel talks 3Xtra, MG Digital's new digital service available. The new YouTube channel diverse, engaging, from relationship discussions, sports debates, general entertainment coverage,...

Duration:00:32:13

Ep. 10 | Let’s Talk About Sexual Abuse

7/5/2018
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In this episode, Kess is joined by Cyril, Donald, and her longtime friend, Adwoa. They have a trip down memory lane, SHS edition. For Whats Poppin, they discuss Ghana’s youngest DJ Switch, and a recent graduate of Ashesi with an inspiring story. This stirred up a conversation on Ghana’s educational system. Sexual abuse among both sexes has been trending on social media and is the topic of discussion for the Sizzler. Are there any support systems in place? How does society view and deal...

Duration:01:03:30

Ep.9 | Note To Self

6/19/2018
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In this episode, Ria is joined by her fellow creative friend Fu. They brief us on the successful SafeSpace Conference they had just attended. You Can Sit With Us at JulyFest at Crystal Park on July 1st with food, drinks and great music. Also 'Black Girls Glow' is back, looking to collaborate with new women creatives. Be sure to apply on their website. Fu talks all about music; how she got into music and poetry, her passion, how she’s evolving, her influences/inspirations and support from...

Duration:00:50:22

Ep. 8 | The Kess and Cyril Show!

6/5/2018
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Share | Follow | Subscribe Kess is joined by Cyril in this episode. For What’s Popping we talk Nigerian female bikers saving lives by creating awareness for breast and cervical cancer. Also, Scotland is giving out free sanitary products! (Finally, someone’s gotta start!) Ghana’s got our very own first female certified pilot whoop! Also Serena Williams really is superwoman, doing amazing things out there. For the sizzler, we discuss birthday expectations when dating/in a relationship....

Duration:00:39:42

Ep. 7 | Ria's Radar

5/22/2018
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Share | Follow | Subscribe Ria’s back, and takes over in this episode. She updates us on what she’s been up to. For What’s Popping, Ria talks Rihanna’s new SavagexFenty lingerie line and its inclusivity. You CAN Sit With Us at the Drama Queens ongoing play #JustLikeUs surrounding LGBTQIA+ at Nubuke Foundation in Accra (May 25 & 26). For The Sizzler, Ria educates us on reproductive health - Yoni Eggs and Kegel Balls! Learn different ways to strengthen the vagina. Would you try them? Let...

Duration:00:28:51

Ep. 6 | Foodies Unite!

5/8/2018
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Share | Follow | Subscribe In this episode, Kess is joined by Cyril and our guest Awo Sade from TasteTalesGh. We play a food-related game of 21 questions, where we discover Cyril’s undying love for meat and Awo Sade’s passion for cheesecake among other things. We learn all about TasteTalesGh and their upcoming event, The Night Market. Be sure not to miss out! Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here We'd LOVE to...

Duration:00:40:21

Ep. 5 | #AllBoobsMatter

4/24/2018
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AJ and Kess hold down the fort in the absence of Vee and Ria. For What’s Poppin, the roomies talk all things Beychella. For The Sizzler, it’s all about the saggy boobs movement and embracing all shapes and sizes of boobs. The roomies are all about being supportive this episode as they advise to encourage others rather than bring them down. Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:00:21:20

Ep.4 | Girl In Da Corner

4/10/2018
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Vee's holding you down this week! She jumps straight into What's Popping?! This weeks trends include shoddy logos & #VisaBae. Up next, Vee introduces a new segment; Stripped, where your host gets naked and shares their personal take on a particular subject.Today's topic is Depression & Anxiety: Vee's Experience. Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:00:32:40

Ep.3 | Goddess of Love

3/20/2018
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This week, with Ria & Kess being away, Vee is joined by Donald, Laud & Aminat! We play 21 Questions with Aminat (Because finding out random things about new people is fun!) & find out more about her spirituality, her podcast, her art & herbal medicine. Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:00:44:31

Ep. 2 | Management said whaaaaa...?

3/6/2018
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The ladies welcome you back to The Other Room! meow meow (1:18)! After a quick rundown of their respective week (3:11), the roomies introduce A NEW SEGMENT!! titled You CAN Sit With Us!! highlighting events you can catch them at in the upcoming week(s) (6:28). For What's Popping, it's period pain, women's football & women empowerment! ✊🏾 (15:17) & for The Sizzler, we talk artist-manager relations in the Ghanaian music industry. Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use...

Duration:00:33:37

Ep. 1 | #SugarDemToPamperUs

2/20/2018
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Welcome to season 2 of The Other Room! TOR 2.0! (0:50) Meet your hosts; Kess, Vee & RiaBoss! We're excited. It's going to be a juicy season (2:20). We give you our mini life updates, then (4:00)...bring on THE SIZZLER!! Are women their own worst enemies? We give our views on an "anti-feminism" group that recently emerged in Ghana & share social media reactions to them & their propaganda (14:43). Listen and share! Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their...

Duration:00:28:11

Chopping It Up With Pepper Dem Ministries!!

11/28/2017
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The ladies of Pepper Dem Ministires stopped by the room to talk all things Pepper Dem with the roommates. We discuss (2:12) how the "ministry" began, (9:32) the origin of their name (11:50), the F Word in Ghana (16:53), the Equality Vs Equity debate, (20:40) being feminist enough & more! Grab a snack. Have a listen! Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:01:03:27

Class Dismissed

11/21/2017
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Loads of laughs, shots fired and a little banter as hosts from your favourite GCR podcasts come together to share their thoughts and experiences on what has been a great year at GCR. We also look ahead to season two and talk about our plans in the off season. Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:01:02:00

Ep. 29 | The One About The Girl Project

10/31/2017
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The whoop gets sadder (1.02). Cel and Kess are joined by Lael for Yin with a hint of Yang (1.35) to discuss The Girl Project. The roomies delve into the inspiration behind The Girl Project (4.44) and discuss stories with Lael sharing his reactions (32.49). Make sure to check out previous episodes of The Other Room for more Yin with a hint of Yang. Thanks for listening! Song Credit : Special thanks to Adomaa & VI Music for use of their song, Traffic Jam. Find more of her work here.

Duration:00:53:36

Ep. 28 | #MeToo: Living Apart Together

10/24/2017
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Vee, Cel, AJ and Kess are together again on the best podcast ever! Donald tries to intrude, and is shut down (1.06). Vee’s going on holiday to a coded location, whoop (1.30)! Cel begins with the global social media trend #MeToo where men and women shared their sexual assault/harassment stories (2.02). Ghana wasn’t left out, with trotro groping stories amongst others (3.18). AJ dishes on Gabrielle Union’s story in being raped although she was fully covered up (3.57). On a lighter note, Vee...

Duration:00:42:11

Ep. 27 | Free The Tatas!

10/17/2017
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It's a triple delight as guest roommate, Afia joins Kess and Vee to discuss Pinktober and a host of juicy issues (0:44). Two Nigerian teenagers cause a stir on social media (1:24). #StabARapist makes a comeback (8:26) with a few plot twists (9:37). Oh and shout out to Norway for being pure "country goals" (12:10). On Twitter Feelings (15:20), we talk pretty little liars, age gaps and marital deceit (18:36). A certain celebrity makes a controversial comment (22:19) and we've got 10,000...

Duration:00:45:55

Ep. 26 | It's Been A Long Ghana Week!

10/10/2017
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AJ, Kess & Cel welcome you to TOR! Hurry back Vee(1:28)!! AJ announces her great news (congratulations guuuurl!) & the ladies go off on a tangent (4:28). What's Poppin'? Kess starts us off with something positive (7:20), Cel brings up a TOR favourite (11:17), Kess gives us an "all that glitters..." story & the ladies give a PSA on sensitivity. (17:03) On to someone other news...AJ talks Ankara-gate at Paris Fashion Week. On to The Sizzler (27:22)! Cel wonders if ethnicity/tribalism is...

Duration:00:47:26

Ep. 25 | "Dear Roommates..."

10/3/2017
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Lemuel and Cyril join Kess and Vee in the room and they do the whoop (1.00)! Kess takes us straight into what's popping (1.27). For the sizzler, Vee reads an email the roomies received from a listener (17.47) and everyone pitches in to advise her (19.01). There seems to be a consensus on the dilemma (31.00). Another listener email is dissected (32.49) Vee has a Nollywood reference for all of life's situations (39.15) and she shares one. Thanks for listening! See you next week. Song...

Duration:00:47:14

Ep. 24 | UNSCRIPTED

9/19/2017
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It's a full house again as AJ returns for a special #GHPodWeek edition of #GCRTOR (0:27). The Roommates are also joined by Eames and Coffie from the #ForYourConsideration podcast (@ForYourConGH). Get the first-hand scoop on the FYC pod and their upcoming projects, complete with a serving of pancakes (1:35). Eames is bubbling with excitement (5:45) and does a Vee impersonation as he takes the lead on What's Popping (6:10). We talk big wins by Nnedi Okorafor (6:45), British Airways' mega...

Duration:01:17:08

Ep. 23 | No More Rape Culture

9/12/2017
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Vee reveals Cel is high on sugar (0.46) after which Cel suggests the whoop be replaced with “the ting goes skrrrrrrrrrrrrrahpap pap kak kak kak skibidipap pap and a pupubrrrrrrrrrrdoom” (1.26). The ladies share their worst experiences on a date (2.45). We get on with What's Popping , starting with a date involving scooping of poop... awkward! (6.00). Cel shares the scoop on big fashion industries cutting underweight models from shows (22.40). On Twitter feelings, we talk marriage...

Duration:00:55:45