About Ghana

Tobinco CEO honoured with Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award

Dr. Samuel “Amo” Tobbin, Chairman, Tobinco Group of Companies has been honoured with the Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award. This occurred at the 5th Annual Global Official Dignity Award; “The Home of the Greatest Humanitarians of the World” on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the United Nations, NY. Dr. Tobbin was not present and therefore his sister; Ms Tobbin represented ...

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Private Universities in Ghana With Their Accreditation

With the ever growing education in Ghana, there’s been a necessity for expansion to absorbs the people. The population growth is at 4% every year and this means there is a need for expansion in education especially the tertiary. The government has played an important role in this by constantly expanding the capacity of the universities and building new ones ...

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Kennedy Agyepong honoured with Lifetime Achievement award

The 5th annual Global Official Dignity Award; “The Home of the Greatest Humanitarians of the World” occurred last weekend October 21, 2017 at the United Nations in New York. Among the Honorees was; Honourable Kennedy Agyepong; Member of Parliament for Assin Central, CEO of Kencity Group of Companies was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement on Philanthropy and Public Service. Hon. ...

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New Asantefuohene outdoored in Australia

A new Asantefuohene of Australia and five divisional chiefs have been installed at a colourful ceremony in Sydney. Nana Owusu Akyaw Mensah Aborampah was sworn in on Saturday 21 October 2017 by Nana Oppong Agyare Kyekyeku of Krofrom Adumasa, who represented Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Hundreds of Ghanaians, Africans and friends of Ghana filled a large hall for the ...

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Ambassadors of Ghana

An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment. The word is also often used more liberally for persons who are known, without national appointment, to represent certain ...

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Different Drums In Ghana

Sub-Saharan African music is characterized by a “strong rhythmic interest” that exhibits common characteristics in all regions of this vast territory, so that Arthur Morris Jones (1889–1980) has described the many local approaches as constituting one main system. C.K. Ladzekpo also affirms the profound homogeneity of approach. West African rhythmic techniques carried over the Atlantic were fundamental ingredients of Afro-American musical genres ...

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The Smock

A Ghanaian smock is a plaid shirt that is similar to the dashiki, worn by men in Ghana. There are also female versions of it. The smock is also called a fugu or a batakari in the northern region,dansika in Frafra,futik in Kusaal both in the upper east region. It is worn by kings in the three northern regions but is now popular across Ghana and even southern Burkina Faso. ...

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Akan Names after Days and Their Appellations

Days which people are born in Ghana automatically give them a particular name. For instance every baby born on thursday, if a boy automatically acquire Yaw or Ekow in addition to his names, If a female too, she acquires Yaa as part of her names. All these names have appellations and some things to look for in them. Below educates ...

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Names according to order of birth in Akan

Children is a sign of fruitfulness and it’s the joy of every parent to produce children. In the past, kids represented wealth. In the olden days, upon giving birth to the tenth child by a woman, a sheep was slained for the celebration. That particular sheep is called ‘Badu Gwan’ which means a sheep for the tenth. Children means alot ...

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Miss Malaika Ghana winners from 2003 to date

Miss Malaika Ghana is a beauty pageant, reality show which first aired in Ghana in 2003. The show is produced by Charter House Productions and airs on Ghana television station TV3 as well as DSTV channel Africa Magic. The pageant is produced as a 12- to 13-week reality show which shows the search for a Ghanaian representative for the Miss Malaika continental competition. It was the first beauty pageant show ...

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