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

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 [...]

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

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

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

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 [...]

By |2019-06-18T19:32:47+01:00August 27th, 2017|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2019-06-21T01:34:10+01:00June 11th, 2017|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Society|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2019-06-21T02:14:31+01:00October 5th, 2016|Culture, Gadangme, Ghana, Tributes|0 Comments

We are not Jews or descended from Jews. We are Ga!!!

We are not Jews or descended from Jews.  We are Ga!!!  by Ade Sawyerr London January 2013 Far too many times have I heard the myth repeated that the Ga are descended from Israel and in fact Jews.  I have always restrained myself from responding lest I trample on the [...]

By |2020-07-10T22:30:56+01:00January 7th, 2013|Africa, Culture, Gadangme, Society|84 Comments
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