Author Archives: Solomon Ansah

Northern Ghanaians celebrate Damba in Atlanta

The Association of Northern Ghanaians of Georgia (ANGG) celebrated an unprecedented Damba festival in Atlanta last Saturday May 6th, 2017 which brought all Ghanaians living in Georgia and other states together to observe this special occasion in a grand style. “Celebrating Northern Ghana for Peace and Development” was the theme for this year’s Damba festival. In attendance were Nananom, traditional ...

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Attack in Mali: No Ghanaian soldier hurt – GAF

The Ghana Armed Forces has denied reports that Ghanaian soldiers in peacekeeping operation in Mali have been attacked. The supposed bloody attack on the Ghanaian contingent has gone viral on social media platforms, especially on whatsApp. The bloody images circulating on social media has a soldier being treated of multiple injuries from the supposed attack. But Speaking to StarrFMonline.com Friday, ...

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Let’s Explore Northern Region II

The next time you plan of travelling to the biggest region in Ghana, Northern region, these are places you surely have to visit. You can also decide to go with your family to have a little fun at any of these nice natural environments in the Northern Region. After having the fun and enjoying yourself, you can thank me later. ...

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Let’s Explore The Northern Region

The Northern Region, one of the ten administrative regions of Ghana, a country lying on 0 longitude of the West Africa Coast. Ghanaian hospitality is legendary, the Northern Region is no exception. And so you are welcome to enjoy the scenic natural features, exotic culture and the legacies of a history of the largest region in Ghana.   LOCATION Northern ...

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History Of The Akyem State I

OKYEMAN TE ASE!  OKYEMAN is a traditional area in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Historically, it has been attested that the AKYEMS were one of the first Akan tribes to migrate southwards after the fall of the ancient SONGHAI EMPIRE. The Akyem states, commonly known as “AKYEM MANSA”, consists of three main independent states, all grouped in the Eastern Region, ...

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The Ghana Physicians And Surgeons Foundation Of North America (GPSF) Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

The Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America (GPSF) celebrated its 15th year anniversary with a Conference and Fundraising Dinner-Dance at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia on the weekend of April 21. The theme of the occasion was: New and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health and Security: Role of African Diaspora. GPSF was established in 2002 ...

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Festivals In The Eastern Region (Odwira)

The festival is celebrated in Aburi, Akropong-Akwapim,Larteh, Amanorkrom, and Ahwerase in the period of September/October. It significance if the annual thanksgiving to God for his merciful care and protection; customary purification of the land and people by the chiefs and priests for the spiritual and social renewal to face the trials and triumphs of another year; Reaffirmation of loyalties within ...

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Let’s Explore Volta Region (Hogbetsotso)

Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the people of Anlo in the Volta Region of Ghana. The celebration starts in the month of November at Anloga, which is the traditional and ritual capital of the Anlo state. Festival is a day that unfolds Ewe history and brings to play the memories of legendary exodus and heroic acts of men of boldness ...

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GOOGLE CELEBRATES Ghanaian Woman For Pioneering Micro-Lending

A micro-lending pioneer, Esther Afua Ocloo, is being celebrated by Google on her 98th birthday. She launched her entrepreneurial career as a teenager in the 1930’s on less than a dollar. She quickly became one of Ghana’s leading entrepreneurs and was an inspiration around the world. Known as “Auntie Ocloo”, Esther dedicated her life to helping others like her succeed. ...

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Festivals In The Eastern Region (Dipo)

Dipo is a Ghanaian traditional festival celebrated by the people of Odumase in the Eastern region of Ghana. The festival is one of the famous and important festivals in Ghana. The shai and the Ada people alsoperform this rite. The festival is celebrated in the month of April every year. Dipo rites have been practiced since the eleventh century, and their ...

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