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Districts, Municipals and Metropolitans in Ghana and Their Capitals I

Ghana is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Ghana has Accra as it’s capital city and a total population of about 27 million. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km², Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. The country has 10 regions with ten regional ...

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Days of the week in Ewe

 

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Speakers of Parliament of Ghana from 1951 to date

Legislative representation in Ghana dates back to 1950, when the country (then known as Gold Coast) was a British colony. The body, called the Legislative Council, was purely advisory as the Governor exercised all legislative and executive powers. Reforms were introduced in 1916 and 1925, although the governor’s power remained extensive. In 1946, a new constitution was introduced that allowed ...

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Chief Justices of Ghana since Independence

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in the new Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafowaa Akuffo at a short but impressive ceremony at the State House Monday. The new Chief Justice in a seamless recitation took tree oath – Oath of Allegiance, the Judicial Oath and the Oath of Secrecy – before a host of invited guests including ex-presidents Jerry John Rawlings ...

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The Akan Matriclans

  A clan, with membership determined by matrilineal descent from a common ancestor. There are eight major matriclans within the akan group. Its normally determined from the mother and they call it ‘3na ade3’ which simply means heritage from the mother. Each of the matriclans has its own qualities and traits. It also has its totem, patriarch and stool occupied. ...

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Child-naming And Its Impact on The Ghanaian Child

Babies born in Ghana come with one permanent name depending on which day in the week the baby is born. Ashantis may decide to skip their child’s day name and choose a different day name. This often happens when they name the child after a special person, a hero/heroine, a friend or a business partner. They often adapt the full ...

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Most Influential Ghanaians – 2014

Below is the list of 2014 Most Influential Ghanaians as released by ETV Ghana.

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Most Influential Ghanaians – 2015

Below is the list of 2015 Most Influential Ghanaians as released by ETV Ghana. Source:www.100mig.etvghana.com

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‘Ashanti’ woman to be on new $20 bill

The US will for the first time have an African-American as the star of one of its highest-circulation bank notes after the Treasury announced that Civil War-era abolitionist Harriet Tubman would be featured on a new $20 bill.Tubman will also be the first woman to grace a US paper currency in more than a century thanks to the biggest shake-up ...

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Story of cities #5: Benin City, the mighty medieval capital now lost without trace

With its mathematical layout and earthworks longer than the Great Wall of China, Benin City was one of the best planned cities in the world when London was a place of ‘thievery and murder’. So why is nothing left? This is the story of a lost medieval city you’ve probably never heard about. Benin City, originally known as Edo, was ...

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