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Gadangme issues relating to the history, traditions, culture, customs, language, chieftaincy of the Gadangme people of Ghana including Ga, Krobo and Dangme. The Gadangme people of Ghana are mainly found in what is the Greater Accra Region and are indigenous of the capital of Ghana Accra.  Most Ga people live in Ga Mashi and the towns of Osu, La, Teshi, Nungua, Tema and Kpone.  The Dangme can be found in Ningo, Prampram, Ada, Dodowa, Shai, Doryume and other areas whilst the bulk of the Krobo people live in Manya and Yilo Krobo.
As a people, the Gadangme have managed to preserve bits of their unique culture thought the fact that Accra is the capital of Ghana now means that there are several immigrants who have settled amongst them. some of those immigrants have to a large extent assimilated but over the past decade, the pressure has been great.

Going to the President to find a Chief?

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, the response was genuine and [...]

By |2020-01-13T13:31:13+00:00January 18th, 2019|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

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 JANUARY 2019 HITS: 139 POLITICS [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:38:05+00:00January 16th, 2019|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|1 Comment

In praise of Kpele wontsemei – Marion Kilson

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 the five corners of the [...]

By |2019-06-26T01:29:35+01:00January 7th, 2019|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Society|0 Comments

Transformation by Marion Kilson

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 one sips from a coconut. [...]

By |2019-06-29T01:32:59+01:00December 7th, 2018|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018

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 of fish manye Manye                                     Glory, [...]

By |2019-06-26T02:56:49+01:00September 17th, 2018|Black Matters, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems

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 by Professor Ablade Glover with [...]

By |2019-06-26T03:03:35+01:00June 2nd, 2018|Black Matters, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

Tribute to Elder Statesman K. B. Asante from the Convention Peoples Party

Tribute to Elder Statesman K. B. Asante from the Convention Peoples Party The old man has gone back to the village and we shall no longer be regaled with deep insights of a man who lived a full and fruitful life and who selflessly shared his [...]

By |2019-10-26T01:14:03+01:00February 3rd, 2018|Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Tributes|0 Comments

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: (joewykay55@gmail.com)  Have you ever thought why “history” is the mother of all knowledge? One reason is that it shows the level of progress of any body of [...]

By |2019-06-18T01:48:20+01:00February 1st, 2018|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Concluding Observations: King Tackie Tawiah Memorial Lectures by Nii Armah Josiah-Aryeh

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 we recognize not the defects in [...]

By |2019-06-20T09:55:02+01:00January 31st, 2018|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments