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Apr 2007
1. Instil leadership qualities in the youth30/04/2007
THE East Akyem District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Emmanuel Victor Asihene, has asked churches to instill in the youth, leadership qualities so that they would be able to administer the country in the future.
 
2. The illusion and reality of nationhood30/04/2007
UNTIL our 50th anniversary celebration one was certain to have mentioned three symbols of Ghana as the National Anthem, the National Flag and the National Coat of Arms. Furthermore, one would have argued that the cardinal symbol of Ghana’s nationhood and the core foundation of our national authority is the National Coat of Arms,
 
3. Chiefs hold workshop on local governance28/04/2007
A workshop to build the capacities of traditional authorities in local governance and natural resource management towards accelerated development has been held at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region.
 
4. The African porcupine28/04/2007
THE porcupine deserves respect; because getting too close can be one painful experience.
 
5. 50 YEARS OF NATIONHOOD25/04/2007
When on March 6, 1957, Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah and his colleagues enthusiastically proclaimed the independence of Ghana from British Colonial rule at the Polo Grounds, Accra, all of Africa, the African Diaspora and progressive forces around the world were infected by the Ghana euphoria.
 
6. A DICTIONARY OF OUR OWN25/04/2007
FOLLOWING “the Independence of Ghana is meaningless etc., speeches in the First Republic tended to link together the country and the continent as in “Ghana in particular and Africa in general”.
 
7. Chiefs, DCE discuss progress of Nkwanta District25/04/2007
THE Nkwanta District Assembly has held an Easter lunch for Chiefs in the District.
 
8. The socio-cultural implications for women and leadership25/04/2007
“INSPITE of 50 years of development, increasing levels of national awareness, education and sophistication, the challenges to women’s leadership still persist”. Dr. Ester Ofei Aboagye, Director, Institute of Local Government Studies, made this remark in a lecture at the Women in Management Programme (Senior Level) at GIMPA on February 14, 2007.
 
9. Reflections on the Golden Jubilee celebrations25/04/2007
IF there is any national event which is as historic and momentous as the Independence occasion, it is the Golden Jubilee celebration of that great achievement. This anniversary is a manifestation that Ghana has come a long way since it became a sovereign state.
 
10. Techimanhene advises Ghanaians on redenomination of cedi25/04/2007
THE Omanhene of the Techiman Traditional Area, Oseadeeyo Akumfi Ameyaw VI, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to start saving with the banks before the re-denomination of the cedis begins.
 
11. Forgotten Heroes25/04/2007
I stumbled across a picture of the headstone on Sir Gordon Guggisberg’s resting place.
 
12. Accra Zoo transports animals to Kumasi24/04/2007
ALL animals in the Accra Zoological Gardens have been transported to the Kumasi Zoo to make way for the construction of the new Presidential Complex at the Flagstaff House.
 
13. BA Welcome Tourists to 48th Anniversary21/04/2007
BRONG Ahafo will next week commence activities commemorating the 48th anniversary of the creation of the region.
 
14. Northern Ghana still suffering from effects of slave trade20/04/2007
THE President of Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, Kuoru Kukitie Limann IV, has said that the devastating effects of the slave trade in northern Ghana are still deeply felt and experienced.
 
15. Festival of Films on Environment19/04/2007
The third edition of the Environmental Film Festival of Accra(EFFA) kicks off tomorrow
 
16. Festival of films on the environment in Accra19/04/2007
Over 50 films comprising documentaries, animation and drama from around the world, will be screened free to the public at selected venues across the city during the ten-day festival.
 
17. Asante The Kingdom of Gold18/04/2007
A 30 minute documentary film depicting the cultural values, traditions and the customs of the kingdom of Asante was screened at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology (KNUST) last Saturday to educate viewers about the historical values of Asante Kingdom.
 
18. “Our Cultural Values and National Orientation”18/04/2007
Fourth Golden Jubilee Lecture
 
19. Upper East: Finest tourist Destination18/04/2007
THE Upper East Region is located in the north-eastern of Ghana and bordered on the north by Burkina Faso, on the south by the Northern Region and on the east by the Republic of Togo.
 
20. Ga Mantse won’t use Palace now17/04/2007
THE new Ga Mantse, King Tackie Tawiah III, will not move into residence at the Ga Mantse Palace in the next six months.
 
21. National Theatre Back in Action16/04/2007
The National Theatre has bounced back to life after closing down for two years for rehabilitation works.
 
22. Coronation of Tackie Tawiah comes of today14/04/2007
THE planned coronation today of King Tackie Tawiah II as Ga Mantse will come off as scheduled, following the dismissal of an exparte motion for interim injunction by the acting head of the Abola Piam We at the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs.
 
23. Do we have a culture of lying?14/04/2007
I WAS listening to a Joy FM programme on March 12, 2007 which invited listeners who were born on a particular date in 1957, the year of our independence, to call in and answer a number of questions which could win them a hamper and a supplementary question to win an extra four million cedis!
 
24. Ga Mantse’s Palace ready for coronation14/04/2007
ALL is set for the coronation of Dr. Jo Blankson as the new Ga Mantse today.
 
25. Nkwanta develops Kyabobo Park14/04/2007
THERE is no gainsaying the fact that the Volta Region is a potential major tourist destination in Ghana and abounds with a lot of diverse tourism products.
 
26. The men who flanked Nkrumah on Independence eve14/04/2007
KOJO Botsio, Minister of State in the First Republic, was born in 1916, and educated at Adisadel College, Cape Coast, and Achimota College.
 
27. Traditional authorities must stop reliance on govt. - Chief14/04/2007
THE Paramount Chief of Anfoega Traditional Area, Togbe Tepre Hodo IV, has said that the traditional family systems should form the bedrock of traditional governance to strengthen basic family structures and good governance
 
28. Basic School Now 11 Years12/04/2007
A NEW Education Reform Programme which introduced new structures in country’s educational system at various levels was launched in Accra yesterday by President J.A. Kufour.
 
29. Asante the Kingdom of Gold12/04/2007
A 30 minute documentary film depicting the cultural values, traditions and the customs of the kingdom of Asante was screened at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology (KNUST) last Saturday to educate viewers about the historical values of Asante Kingdom.
 
30. Economic potentials of Northern12/04/2007
The northern part of Ghana, for example, can boast of so much human and other natural resources, that if properly harnessed, could effectively help relieve the whole country from poverty and want, to the extent of making Ghana the envy of the subregion and the world at large.
 
31. Integrating traditional/herbal medicine into orthodox medicine12/04/2007
BEFORE the colonization of the African continent, traditional medicine was the backbone of healthcare delivery and had sustained generations, but with the advent of western education, Christianity and western medicine, it tended to be frowned upon.
 
32. NEW DIRECTION FOR EDUCATION12/04/2007
THE new Educational Reform, aimed at developing a highly-skilled, technologically-advanced and disciplined workforce to service the country’s growing economy, was launched in Accra yesterday by President John Agyekum Kufour.
 
33. Workshop for chiefs held at Wa12/04/2007
A Two-day advocacy workshop on how to access public funds to support development activities of traditional authorities in the Upper West Region has been held in Wa, the regional capital.
 
34. Wulomei re-visited12/04/2007
JUST as the glimmer in the 50th Independence anniversary celebrations begins to pale, in wades Creative Storm, a multi-media communications company, with what it describes as a special gift of Ghanaian music to Ghanaians as part of the celebration.
 
35. ‘Actively involve chiefs in national development’11/04/2007
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. Ambroase Dery, has stressed the need for the involvement of chiefs in the development of the country.
 
36. FREEDOM AND JUSTICE11/04/2007
As is well known and has been repeatedly stated since the celebrations began on March 6, 1957, the battle for independence between SELF GOVERNMENT NOW and SELF GOVERNMENT WITHIN THE SHORTEST POSSIBLE TIME was declared and won by SELF GOVERNMENT NOW and Dr. Nkrumah made his famous speech declaring the Gold Coast, freshly baptized with a brand new, Ghana, free forever.
 
37. Damba festival celebrated after five-year lull10/04/2007
THE chiefs and people of Tamale once again demonstrated their unity of purpose when they turned out in their numbers to celebrate this year’s annual Damba Festival with pomp and pageantry.
 
38. Ahwiaa, village of Architects05/04/2007
If you are planning a visit to Kumasi, the ancient capital of the Asante Kingdom which was founded by the late Asantene Osei Tutu, in 1695, then it must include Ahwiaa.
 
39. Akwasidae brings Manhyia Alive05/04/2007
In those days, when General Kutu Acheampong and his colleagues in uniform sat in state at Burma Camp and decided the fate of this nation, pronouncements came forth form of decrees.
 
40. Chiefs, people of Adabraka launch project05/04/2007
THE Chiefs and people of Adabraka Odawna-Official Town Electoral Area have held a durbar to launch sanitation projects and a clean up exercise to improve sanitation in the area.
 
41. Tourism in China05/04/2007
This literally means to make good of what you have as a country. The Garden of Eden of any country is her territory or locality, and China is actually working on what God gave her.
 
42. ‘Use festivals to promote culture, social identify’05/04/2007
THE Assembly Member for the Damweo/Kumbangre Electoral Area in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Mr. Ayeta Ayine Sampson, has urged traditional rulers and their people to use festivals to promote their cultural heritage and social identity.
 
43. Winneba Forests To Be Ecotourism Centers05/04/2007
THE Forestry Commission in collaboration with the Gomoa and Awutu Effutu Senya assemblies, land owners and the community are discussing the implementation if ecotourism plan in reserves in the Winneba Forest.
 
44. The Slave Trade and Africa’s economic woes05/04/2007
It is not possible to recount the history of the African continent without talking about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and its impact on the continent’s economy.
 
45. From King George VI to President Kufour04/04/2007
I CAME into this world when the World War 11 was raging at its peak in Europe and the stakes were beginning to turn against Nazi Germany. The Gold Coast, then a British colony, was experiencing the effects of the war with shortages of every commodity, especially imported goods.
 
46. Ghana’s Tourism Arrivals Grow By 16%03/04/2007
A press release issued by the Ghana Tourist Board in Accra on Friday, said 4,281,533 international tourists visited Ghana in 2005, but the figure increased to 497,129 in 2006.
 
47. Stop parading as Ga Mantse03/04/2007
A Lawyer has cautioned against anyone parading himself as Ga Mantse until the dispute over the choice of a candidate has been resolved in the interest of peace in the Ga State and the rest of the country.
 
48. Iron smelting in Ghana02/04/2007
IT IS a well established historic fact that the Dagombas, Gonjas, Mamprussis and Moshies, all off whom occupy the northern part of modern Ghana, were the most prominent northern tribes to establish powerful kingdoms some hundreds of years before the establishment of similar powerful kingdoms in the south by their Akan counterparts.
 
49. New university for Fievie Traditional Area02/04/2007
THE Fievie Traditional Area is to establish a university to meet the educational needs of the people.
 
50. The Joseph Project02/04/2007
AFTER more than 400 years of slave trading, colonial exploitation, cultural, economic and post-colonial political manipulations, Africa is still a wasteland of woes and war.
 
 
   
 
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12/12/2014
NAFAC presents Ghana as one
The bringing together of various ethnic groups to form a single entity called Ghana was manifest by rich cultural performances last Saturday when the 2014 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) opened in Sunyani......more
 
09/12/2014
Ethnic-based rivalry unhealthy - President declares at NAFAC
President John Dramani Mahama has said the deliberate attempt to create division and rivalry among Ghanaians on the basis of ethnicity is unhealthy for national development. He said that unfortunate development could undermine the unity and cohesion of the nation....more
 
26/11/2014
NAFAC Is Here Again
This year’s edition of the National Festival of Arts and culture (NAFAC) will be held in Sunyani from December 6 to December 11 under the theme: ‘The Creative industry and Tourism: A Platform for National Development’...more
 
18/11/2014
MAXIMIZE USAGE OF LOCALLY GROWN FOODS IN DISHES PREPARATION – DEPUTY MINISTER
The Deputy Minister for Tourism and Creative Arts Hon. Dzifa Gomashie Abla, has challenged institutions such as hotels and Catering and tourism centres operating in Ghana to maximize the usage of locally grown foods when preparing their dishes....more
 
07/11/2014
GHANA PARTICIPATES IN 2014 WORLD TRAVEL MARKET
The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, says Ghana’s participation in this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) fair would help encourage global tour operators and travel agents to highlight Ghana on their tour circuits....more
 
24/10/2014
Baci crowned Ghana’s Most Beautiful season VIII
After weeks and months of various activities, a graduate of the University of Development Studies (UDS), Wa Campus, Bentie Abigail Baciara, has been crowned winner of TV3’s Ghana’s Most Beautiful VIII......more
 
20/10/2014
LET’S USE FESTIVALS TO PROMOTE TOURISM
The celebration of festivals has served the platform to display the rich culture of Ghanaians and for Miss Tourism Ghana 2014, Naa Teide Ofori, stakeholders in the tourism business in this country......more
 
07/10/2014
RENEW COMMITMENT TO PAN AFRICANISM – TOURISM MINISTER
The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has called on Ghanaians and Africans to renew their commitment to Pan-Africanism and redirect their energies and synergies towards African renaissance....more
 
03/10/2014
CULTURE PLAYS SUBSTANTIAL ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT – VICE PRESIDENT
The Vice President, Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has urged the Chiefs and people of the Greater Accra Region to use festivals to promote development in the region....more
 
01/10/2014
Mfantsiman Girls SHS wins maiden edition of National SHS Drama Festival
Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School is the winner of the first National Drama Festival for senior high schools organized by the National Commission on Culture.......more
 
23/09/2014
National Commission on Culture organises First National Senior High School Drama Festival (NADRAFEST)
From Thursday, September 25, ten senior high schools representing the ten regions, will converge in Accra for the first National Drama Festival......more
 
16/09/2014
OSAGYEFO DR. KWAME NKRUMAH’S BIRTHPLACE CAN BECOME THE MECCA OF AFRICA – TOURISM MINISTER
The Western Regional Version of the 2014 National Festival of Arts and Culture has been held in Takoradi with a call on Ghanaians especially the institutions engaged in Heritage promotion and Preservation to design and market sites such as the Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s birthplace......more
 
10/09/2014
PRESIDENT DIRECTS ORGANIZATION OF HOMOFEST
President John Dramani Mahama has called for the organization of ‘Homofest’ (homogeneous festival) of the chiefs and people Ga-Adangbe to climax their annual Homowo festivities.......more
 
18/08/2014
The story of Adanse Edudiase
Tradition relates that Adedwan was the ancestral home of the founding fathers of Adanse Edubiase. Abedwam originally shared boundaries with Akrokeri, Bekwai and Dompoase. The ruling clan.......more
 
05/08/2014
THE STORY OF AKYEM ABUAKWA 1
TRADITIONALLY, Akyem Abuakwa was part of the Five Principal Akan States, the Akanman Piesie num, viz Adanse Akrokerri (Asakyiri), Akyem Abuakwa (Asona), Assin Fante Nyankomase (Asene), Denkyira (Agona) and Asante (Oyoko). The ancestors......more
 
25/07/2014
THE STORY OF AWUMA GRUNSHIE
The tribe commonly known as Awuna Grunshi or Awuna in the Upper East Region appears to be the only branch of Kasena with the prefix “A-wu-na” meaning “I say”...more
 
07/07/2014
THE STORY OF TEKYIMAN-NSUTA
THE founder of Tekyiman-Nsuta was Nana Kwame Yeboah, who was born in 1889. His mother, Madam Akosua Yeboah, hailed from Tekyiman, and his father, a herbalist, from Krobo. (“Kro” means town, “bo” means chest). Therefore Krobo means the town of the bold people.......more
 
30/06/2014
BONO MANSO
Linguistically, the word Bono is identified with only the group of people living in the Brong Region who speak the Bono dialect. Tradition has it that the origin of the word came from Bono an expression which means something that is first of its kind......more
 
25/06/2014
THE STORY OF KOMENDA-DOMPOASE
Komenda-Dompoase is one of the towns in Komenda State in the Central Region, with Akatakyi as the capital. The founding fathers of Dompoase were among the Fante migrants who deserted......more
 
20/06/2014
THE STORY OF ADANSI-AKROFUOM
Tradition says that originally, the ancestors of Adansi Akrofuom lived at Kokobiante near the Seben River in Adansi. Their Queenmother was Nana Aso, a beautiful woman whose family members were always greeted with “Aso Nana” (i.e Aso’s grand-children) and from this response Asona originated......more
 
13/06/2014
THE STORY OF GOMOA ASSANBA-AJUMAKO
Gomoa Asanba-Ajumako is an integral part of Gomoa state in the Central Region, but it is a separate traditional area from her counterpart Gomoa Assin. Both have a common ancestry, and they constitute one Gomoa...more
 
03/06/2014
THE STORY OF ADANSI-AHINSAN
The ancestors of Adansi Ahinsan first settled at Domisaso under the distinguished leadership of a Queen, Nana Asienowaa Nyame, of the Beretuo clan, a moiety of Tena. The first male chief was Nana Osafo Kantanka who lived with his people at Kukuboase, about five kilometres north of Fomena...more
 
26/05/2014
THE STORY OF ADANSI-DOMPOASE
The ancestors of the ruling Asene clan of Adansi-Dompoase originated from Adansemanso during the reign of Awurade Basa who ruled the whole Adanse state with the mystical Afuna Kwao, the insignia of authority...more
 
15/05/2014
THE STORY OF BADU [2]
AFTER the death of Agyeman Badu I, the stool was given to one Kwaku Walago (alias Kwaku Awuah (c.1750-1754). After his enstoolment he was taken to see Bantamahene Awuah who changed his flame to Awuah before being introduced to the Asante King who remarked “Awuah besoe”— meaning “Awuah came to be guest” to the Bantamahene Awuah....more
 
07/05/2014
THE STORY OF BADU (1)
BADU Traditional Area, forms an integral part of the Tain Constituency, in the Brong Ahafo Region. The people share many things in common with Seikwa, Nsoko and Nkorankwagya because of compactness and closeness of the area where they occupy....more
 
02/05/2014
THE STORY OF HAVE
HAVE is situated at the Kpando—Hohoe junction under the range of mountains running from Akwamu through Peki, an area known as Eveto or Eve Hills, in the Volta Region. The range of mountains is all forest except the savanna plains below....more
 
15/04/2014
GHANA HOSTS 1ST POETRY FESTIVAL
Ghana Poetry Festival is a day poetry festival to be held on 25th, April, 2014 at The Center for National Culture, Accra. It will feature book readings, book sales, panel discussions, performance poetry among others...more
 
11/04/2014
THE STORY OF ADUKROM-AKUAPEM
ADUKROM is the principal town of the Okere Division in the Akwapem North District, Eastern Region. The town is situated at the extreme north of the Bewase ridge. The inhabitants belong to the OKERE KPONKPO group, a Guan expression meaning “Great Okere”....more
 
04/04/2014
THE STORY OF DORMAA-AMASU
AMASU is the Ankobea Division of the Dormaa traditional area in the Brong Ahafo Region. The founding fathers of Amasu formed part of the Aduana group of people who emigrated from Akwamu at Nyanawase as a result of a stool succession dispute....more
 
24/03/2014
THE STORY OF JASIKAN
JASIKAN, THE ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL OF THE Buem District in the Volta Region, physically forms an integral part of the Togo Atakora system. Linguistically, the word Buem is identified with only Lefena speaking people at Jasikan...more
 
18/03/2014
THE STORY OF OTISO
EARLY History: Before the town of Otiso was flooded by the overflow of the Volta and Oti, following the Volta Dam at Akosombo, the town was one of the principalities of Apai traditional area in the Volta Region...more
 
10/03/2014
THE WESTERN REGION 2ND EDITION OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA AND POETRY FESTIVAL
The Centre for National Culture, Western Region held its 2nd edition of the Senior High School Drama and Poetry Festival on the theme “Discovering and Polishing the Art of Public Speaking” at its Regional Theatre, Fijai on the 25th and 26th February 2014....more
 
05/03/2014
KUNDUM AXIM FESTIVAL
What do you know about Kundum festival?...more
 
03/03/2014
Gomoa: The real story behind the fascinating names
Have you ever wondered why the people of Gomoa in the Central Region have a duplicate of some major towns, villages and cities within and outside the country? Could it be a copycat attitude or, perhaps, they have peculiar reasons for such interesting names such as Gomoa Kumasi?...more
 
21/02/2014
KENTE PRICELESS HERITAGE
KENTE IN GHANA...more
 
21/02/2014
CULTURE CONTRIBUTES 1.53% TO GHANA'S GDP
THE PERCENTAGE OF CULTURES CONTRIBUTION TO GHANA'S GDP (GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT)...more
 
21/02/2014
THE STORY OF OSU (I)
Early History of Osu: Traditions relate that the pioneer settlers at Osu, in the Greater Accra Region, originated from Osudoku; other fragmented groups possess residual traditional of their own;...more
 
21/02/2014
NAFAC 2012: The way forward
FOR the stakeholders in the Arts and Culture Industry, it was all joy and delight at the National Theatre on Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 when preparations towards the celebration of the 2012 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC 2012) took yet another significant step. Yes, it was a colourful ceremony to officially perform the media launch of the festival....more
 
21/02/2014
THE STORY OF ADAKLU
Know the origins of Towns...more
 
01/02/2014
THE STORY OF WUSUTA
The cruelties of their King Agokoli at Notsie forced them to escape from there unnoticed....more
 
04/01/2014
THE STORY OF NKONYA WURUPONG
Nkonya is made up of two independent Traditional set-ups namely, Ahenkro and Wurupong....more
 
30/12/2013
TOTEMS
In other words, there was rational interest in preserving the species. One can also say that communities, families, clans chiefs and kings realized the need to protect certain animal and other endangered species of trees thus using such objects as their totems with the application of superstitious beliefs....more
 
14/12/2013
THE STORY OF TEMA
THE HISTORY OF TEMA...more
 
30/11/2013
THE STORY OF KWAWU BUKURUWA (I) KNOW THE ORIGINS OF TOWNS KWAME AMPENE (FOUNDER OF THE GUAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
THE HISTORY OF KWAWU BUKURUWA...more
 
27/11/2013
KOFI AWOONOR
The resilient humanist fixtures of our traditional social and political institutions must provide the bases for a meaningful construction of our future....more
 
02/11/2013
KENTE GHANAS PRICELESS HERITAGE
VISIBLE SYMBOL OF GHANAIAN CULTURE...more
 
02/11/2013
THE STORY OF OSU (2)
CONTINUATION OF THE ORIGIN OF OSU...more
 
02/11/2013
THE STORY OF OSU (II)
Notei Doku brought the people safely to the present site of Osu. They met some few aboriginal worshippers of the Klote Lagoon who rather deserted bag and baggage and handed over the worship of Klote to the newcomers...more
 
19/10/2013
THE STORY OF OSU (1)
THE EARLY HISTORY OF OSU...more
 
28/09/2013
THE STORY OF NANKANA
THE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN OF THE PEOPLE OF NANKANA...more
 
21/09/2013
THE STORY OF ADAKLU
The origin of Adaklu...more
 
07/09/2013
THE STORY OF ASSIN FOSU
The origin of Assin Fosu...more
 
07/09/2013
THE STORY OF SISSALA
HOW SISSALA ORIGINATED...more
 
03/09/2013
SONG OF THE PHAROAH
THE THREE RESIDENT GROUPS OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE NOYAM AND THE SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS...more
 
24/08/2013
CULTURAL FUND CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS
THE Ghana Denmark Cultural Fund (GDCF) has once again made a call for applications from artistes and related arts organizations for support of projects throughout the country....more
 
25/06/2013
ELIMINATING OBSOLETE CULTURAL PRACTICES – THE KPALIME INITIATIVE [1 – 2]
CULTURE, since time immemorial, has been part of the Ghanaian’s social, economic or political way of life....more
 
08/06/2013
THE STORY OF PANO
Later, the Pano ancestors founded their own settlement in the neighbourhood locked in the Atewa Hills, which is the present Pano. The land everywhere was rich in gold and they could easily extract sufficient quantities by digging in the ground and by dregging in the streams....more
 
01/06/2013
THE STORY OF ASANTE AGONA
ASANTE Agona is a town 42 kilometres on Kumasi-Mampong road....more
 
10/05/2013
LET’S DEVELOP BRONG-AHAFO TOURISM SITES
Available records say the region produces about 30 percent of the food requirement of the country....more
 
08/09/2012
Culture fund opens for projects
THE Ghana Denmark Cultural Fund (GDCF) has made a call for applications from artistes and related arts organizations for support of projects that have been originated in Ghana....more
 
03/04/2012
MESSAGE BY THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CULTURE DURING THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD THEATRE DAY
On the occasion of the International theatre day, which falls on 27th March, 2012, the National Commission on Culture wishes to congratulate all theatre groups both public and private for sustaining theatre and for their commitment to cultural development over the period....more
 
16/03/2012
ELMINA CASTLE, A LIVING TESTIMONY TO SLAVERY
The Elmina Castle, Edina, Anomana or Amankwaa Kurom — it has been called many names, but one thing will never change — the malevolent history of this relic of the trans-Atlantic slave trade....more
 
22/02/2012
"AZONTO CRAZE"
“Azonto” is a Ghanaian dance which involves movement of most of the joints in the body in a rhythmic fashion taking very few steps. Just like most African dances, knee bending and hip movement are rudiments to dancing it....more
 
22/02/2012
ROLE OF THE QUEEN MOTHER IN ENSTOOLING OR DESTOOLING A CHIEF.
Chieftaincy- Chief- Definition of – Requisites for making a chief – Constitution, Article 277. Chief – Nomination – Fundamental requirement for making a chief – Role of queen mother – meaning of nomination – Nomination to precede all other processes for making chief – Ex post facto processes after nomination irrelevant for want of capacity to make nomination....more
 
28/07/2011
BEADS SHOW AT NGMAYEM FESTIVAL
If you love beads and don’t mind getting caught up in a week filled with an exhibition and trade show, seminars and work- shops for beads sellers and producers, fashion shows with assorted beads accessories, beads design competition and bead- making lessons, then the place to head for between October 22 and October 29 is the 2nd International Bead Festival at Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region....more
 
19/07/2011
WHAT IS FOLKLORE
The world Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) under what it terms Model provisions suggests an illustrative enumeration of most typical kinds of expressions of Folklore....more
 
11/11/2010
‘LET’S UPLIFT OUR CULTURE’
Newly appointed Acting Director of the Center for National Culture, Greater Accra Region George Oppong...more
 
25/10/2007
Kwame Nkrumah misfounded Ghana
THIS essay has been prompted by an introspection of Ghana’s fortunes since independence and the celebration of the Jubilee this year. The writer seeks to answer the question why there appears to be “something missing” somewhere in the scheme of affairs in Ghana’s development....more
 
12/10/2007
DR SUSAN DE-GRAFT JOHNSON – FIRST GOLD COAST FEMALE DOCTOR
Dr (Mrs.) Susan de-Graft Johnson (Nee Ofori-Atta) was one of the three children Nana Sir Ofori-Atta I, the Okyenhene and Paramount Chief of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area, had with Nana Akosua Duodu....more
 
 
   
 
 

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