As a matter of necessity, a government is made sovereign and assumes a position of supremacy in its appropriate sphere of action. That notwithstanding, it in fact does not possess all the powers. It is “We the People”, the active citizens who are not mere spectators. It is the people ...

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Otumfuo@20 : Meet Asantehene

Asantehene @ 20

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, was born on May 6, 1950. His name at birth was Barima Kwaku Duah, having been named after his paternal grandfather, Ohenenana Kwaku Duah (Nana Agari), Brahyiahene, who hailed from Kantinkyiren in the Atwima District in the Ashanti Region. Otumfuo is the third son ...

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Ancestor Project : 400 portraits of Africans to mark 400 years.

Kwame Akoto-Bamfo ( Osramba Studio ), a sculptor who uses his skills to create a repository of Ghanaian history and heritage in a ‘language’ using symbols that people can relate to and understand,” and to also tell the stories of Ghanaian or African ancestors (Ancestor Project). Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, a Ghanaian ...

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Ghana is the place to see!!! Ghana has been listed among the top 10 summer destinations this year by home to go and this list couldn’t have been more accurate. There is so much to see, so much food to eat and so many amazing places to go. Ghana is ...

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History of the Ashanti: Empire and Colonization

  Oral histories all agree that the Ashanti were originally part of a unified Akan clan that included the Fante, Wassaw and other Twi-speaking people. But it is in the specifics of its subsequent division that stories begin to diverge. In one legend, it is Fulani invaders, destroying the Akan’s ...

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Malcolm X and Julian Mayfield-The Sojourn to Ghana

By Gabriel Nii-Armah Ayee, GAJ Julian Mayfield was an African American activist, actor and writer who relocated to Ghana with his family in 1961. Before making the move, he had been noted as a radical by the FBI after releasing three protest novels. Mayfield had escaped the FBI a number ...

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Meet Washington Post Editor Karen Attiah

  Karen Attiah is a celebrated Ghanaian-American writer and Global Opinions Editor for the Washington Post. Karen was the editor of the late Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was brutally murdered at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. Since then she has been interviewed by major news outlets as ...

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