Marriage Rites In Ghana

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Changes in Traditional Marriages

Nowadays, most of the customs connected with traditional marriages are disappearing. Formal education, Christianity, Islam, and other religions have influenced the marriage ceremony. ... Full story

Marriage among the Akan

A man who wishes to marry, first discusses the intentions with the girl concerned. He has to make sure the girl will agree to ... Full story

Marriage In Northern And Upper Regions Of Ghana

Marriage ceremonies among most ethnic groups in the Northern and Upper Regions of Ghana seem to be the same. When a man wants a ... Full story

Marriage among the Ewe

Among the Ewe, when a man is ready to marry, a pot of palm wine is sent to the girl’s father. This is done ... Full story

Marriage In Ghana

After initiation rites, a person is ready to marry. Marriage is a very important stage in the life of the Ghanaian. The main ... Full story

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Ludo

A ludo board is normally a square marked with a cross. Each arm of the cross is divided into three columns, with the columns ... Full story

Emmanuel Odarkwei Obetsebi-Lamptey

Emmanuel Odarkwei Obetsebi-Lamptey (April 26,  1902-January 29th 1963) was one of the "Big Six,' the group of nationalists called who were arrested imprisoned by the ... Full story

William Ofori-Atta

ATTA, OFORI- William,B.A. (Econ.). Barrister-al-Law, Solicitor and Advocate; Educationist; Politician. BORN: October 10,1910; Kibi, Eastern Region, Ghanaian. Married, with children. EDUCATION: Kibi Govt. School (1919-24); ... Full story

Dr. Ako Adjei

One of the Big Six and Minister in the First Republic In the history of Ghanaian politics Adjei can be said to be the John the ... Full story

Dr. J.B. Danquah (1895-1965)

The Watson Commission of Inquiry into the 1948 Accra riots described Dr. J.B. Danquah as the "doyen of Gold Coast politicians; the man at the ... Full story

Dr. Edward Akufo Addo

DDO, AKUFO Dr. Edward, M.A. (Oxon); B.L.; D.C.L.; JVl.O.V; O.O.V. Journalist, Jurist and Statesman. BORN: June 26, 1906; Akropong-Akwapim, Eastern Region. Son of Dora Amuafi ... Full story

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah (September 21, 1909-April 27, 1972) led the Gold Coast to independence in 1957 as the state of Ghana, and thereafter, first as prime ... Full story

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