What are Black people in Britain to make out of this international year for people of African Descent? - Ade Sawyerr The African Diaspora has been a reality for such a long time that we do not even think about its complexity and how [...]
Going to the President to find a Chief? oberserber community, culture, Gadangme, ghana, politics January 18, 2019 3 Minutes I just read that some Ga chiefs went to Flagstaff House to ask the President of the republic of Ghana to come to their house and decide for them who will be their chief, [...]
Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?
Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency? oberserber black, Gadangme, ghana, ghana, politics, Uncategorized January 25, 2019 11 Minutes This article was published in the Daily Statesman http://www.thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/politics/4420-where-have-all-the-ga-politicians-gone-part-i WHERE HAVE ALL THE GA POLITICIANS GONE? (PART I) ADE SAWYERR 16 [...]
In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson oberserber Uncategorized January 7, 2019 2 Minutes In Praise of Kpele Wↄƞtsԑmԑi By Marion Kilson Caught by her god, Chosen messenger between god and human; Caught by her god, Defamed no more as childless and unschooled; Caught by her god, Crowned with [...]
Transformation by Marion Kilson oberserber black, Gadangme, ghana December 7, 2018 0 Minutes Transformation By Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests; Each one whispers the name. Each [...]
Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018 oberserber black, community, culture, Gadangme, ghana, Uncategorized September 7, 20184 Minutes Awo Awo Awo Awooooo! Mother oh Mother Agban ee Agban the diety Bleku Tsor Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam Fish, let us have a lot [...]
Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems oberserber black, culture, Gadangme, Uncategorized June 2, 2018 4 Minutes ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems Created by Ishmael Fiifi Annobil, Totem ISBN 978 1 899151 08 0 2016 Proverbial Gems I have always been fascinated by Adinkra symbols that were popularized [...]
The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse?
The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse? oberserber Uncategorized May 24, 2018 0 Minutes masterfully written reimagining Ekow Nelson The Kyebi Ritual Murder and the protracted legal battle that followed it had more influence on Ghana’s [...]
History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu
(Reindorf, Carl Christian. History of the Gold Coast and Asante. 2nd Edition. Ghana University Press, 2007) A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) Have you ever thought why “history” is the mother of all knowledge? One reason is that it shows the level of [...]
LECTURE IX CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS The future belongs to those who plan for it; the good plan takes account both of the present and the past. If we remember not the works and toils of our fathers we have no claim ourselves to be remembered in history, and if [...]