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No Homowo in London this year, we are shielding from Corocoro

By |2020-08-17T02:30:36+01:00August 16th, 2020|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|

https://www.asaaseradio.com/culture/breaking-tradition-no-homowo-in-london-this-year/ No Homowo in London this year, we are shielding from Corocoro Awo Awo Awoo! Agban Ei, Bleku Tsɔɔ, Esu esu, Enam enam, Manye, Manye, Adiban Kpɔtɔɔ On Christmas Day last year I was challenged by a FACEBOOK friend to render AfehyiaPa in my mother tongue. She felt that all [...]

Transformation by Marion Kilson

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

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. [...]

Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems

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

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 [...]

An Introduction – King Tackie Tawiah Memorial Lectures by Nii Armah Josiah Aryeh

By |2019-06-18T19:32:47+01:00August 27th, 2017|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|

King Tackie Tawiah – The Lion of the Coast The  reign of Tackie Tawiah I: King of Accra – 1862-1902 with an account of the origin and contribution of the Ga-Dangme and kindred peoples to the history and customary law of Ghana (To be published as History and Constitution of the [...]

Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson – a book review by Gyau Kumi Adu

By |2019-06-21T01:34:10+01:00June 11th, 2017|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|

Book Review: Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson (New York: University Press of America, 2013). By Gyau Kumi Adu (joewykay55@gmail.com/ https://joewykay.wordpress.com/) Analysis of Title The book’s central theme is about important discussions on Ga rituals based on case studies she conducted on the Ga people [...]

Kings, Priests, and Kinsmen: Essays on Ga Culture and Society -Book Review: by Gyau Kumi Adu

By |2019-06-21T02:14:31+01:00October 5th, 2016|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Tributes|

Book Review: Kings, Priests, and Kinsmen: Essays on Ga Culture and Society, by E. A. Ammah, edited by Marion Kilson (Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers, 2016). By Gyau Kumi Adu joewykay55@gmail.com The thesis of the book is to inform readers about the Ga culture and society in general covering the time of [...]

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