Category: Cultural

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A culture of burying conflicts

Tradition finds it crucial to comment on a nation that cherishes togetherness and tranquility in their land of varied resources; Ghana. Many attribute her serene nature to being timid, fearful of blood and still...

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Let’s save our future generation

Kwodzie wɔngye nzi oo; wɔgye sie! Wondering what I mean by this opening in an entirely new language? Well, to set your mind at ease. It is about folktales. Folktales form an integral part...

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Kente is classic but it is also versatile

The tune of the song kro-hi kro-hi kro-hi kro… brings to mind the traditional and mythical emergence of the well-known Kente cloth of Ghana. The royal status of the famous Kente cloth makes it...

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Fear

Have you ever stumbled upon something interesting from your past recently? Well, I did come across something very interesting today and thought that it will not be bad to share with you cherished readers!...

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The Masai

Ever been thrilled by the unique and sustained culture of a particular African ethnic group? If yes, then this journey to East Africa is in your best interest. The Masai of Kenya and northern...

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A cry from the depth of Africa

A cry from the heart of the African village was a call to a time of joy and reunion for both the young and old. On a night such as this, the moon hangs high...

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Five African proverbs I love

Some many many years before information became easy to disseminate without one getting hanged for saying stuff,  a lot of caution was exercised before uttering a word.   Communication particularly among grown ups or influential people deemed a secret was said in...

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Fontonfrom – the talking drum

In the olden days, the main medium for communication in Ghana was the talking drum. Other times, a bonfire would be set up to release smoke high up the skies as a signal to...