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Dec 2010
1. THE STORY OF EJURA31/12/2010
THE myths and traditions of Ejura relate that in the remote past, the Ejura area was the place where “God the creator sanctified or purified himself”. The expression “odwira ne ho” became corrupted into EJURA.
 
2. Let’s do away with tribalism-Rev. Dankwa30/12/2010
Let’s do away with tribalism-Rev. Dankwa The Prisons Service Chaplain General, Reverend Gabriel Dankwa has warned against ethnocentrism backbiting and the pull-him-down attitude, saying such attitudes derail the cohesion, peace ad stability of the nation.
 
3. Chereponi honours Haruna Iddrisu30/12/2010
The Minister of Communications and member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has been installed as the development chief for Chereponi.
 
4. Adenkrebi swears in development queen mother25/12/2010
Queen-mother (Nkosuohemaa). Ms Rebecca Dyer, a 20 year old student in the United States, now on an exchange program at the University of Ghana, Legon.
 
5. Bawku enskins first queen23/12/2010
The Bawku Traditional Council (BTC) has embraced the concept of queens to integrate women into its governance structure and make them part of the decision-making process.
 
6. WHEN A FESTIVAL TURNS SOUR22/12/2010
Festival time is a period in the year when people suspend working activities to celebrate a special event, often religious, chieftaincy, or harvest, among other things.
 
7. BOOK ON TRADITIONAL HERITAGE LAUNCHED20/12/2010
A BOOK that seeks to promote and educate the youth on sustaining the rich Ghanaian traditional heritage has been launched in Accra.
 
8. Okyehene elevates four chiefs20/12/2010
The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panni, has elevated four chiefs in the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional area to Osabarima status.
 
9. Bottom Line: art is art18/12/2010
FOR five days, artists from all over the world expressed themselves through their works during the vibrant art exhibition period in Berlin this autumn.
 
10. TROUBLE AT CHIEFS ‘FORUM18/12/2010
The new chief of Ahiaso with his retinue of more than 40 vehicles caused a commotion on Tuesday, when they attempted to force their way into the chamber of the Western Regional House of Chiefs after waiting for hours on end to be sworn in as member of the house.
 
11. Culture greets first oil16/12/2010
After more than 50 years of prospecting for oil, Ghana’s quest to become an oil-producing country came alive with the launch of the first oil at colorful durbar of the chiefs and people of the Western region yesterday.
 
12. Mamponghene promises to honour outstanding citizens16/12/2010
Mamponghene promises to honour outstanding citizens The occupant of the Silver Stool of Ashanti, Daasebre Osei Bonsu II, has stressed that the Mampong The occupant of the Silver Stool of Ashanti, Daasebre Osei Bonsu II, has stressed that the Mampong Traditional Council will continue to give recognition and honour to citizens from the area who will demonstrate the spirit of communalism and a sense of commitment and dedication.
 
13. Who Qualifies as Chief?15/12/2010
Who is fit to rule? Was the banner head line of our lead story of Tuesday, December 7.
 
14. Chiefs must lead exemplary lives14/12/2010
A MEMBER of the Council of State and President of the Centre Regional House of Chiefs, Daasebre Kweebu Ewusie VII, has called on chiefs not only to lead exemplary lives, but also initiate meaningful development projects to improve the living conditions of their people.
 
15. VR chiefs on Facebook14/12/2010
The Volta Regional House of Chiefs is compiling the profile of its members to complete a face book which will be the first of its kind in the chieftaincy institution in the country
 
16. DUUSI MARKS “TENG MEALUG DABHIRE FESTIVAL11/12/2010
T HE chiefs and people of Duusi, in the Talensi- Nabdam district of the Upper East-region, have for HE The chiefs and people of Duusi, in the Talensi- Nabdam district of the Upper East-region, have for the first time celebrated the “ Teng Mealug Dabhire” festival which was recently instituted by the elders of the town.
 
17. NKRUMAH, DU BOIS, PADMORE 2010 LECTURES LAUNCHED BY KATE AUBUSSON11/12/2010
HE W.E.B Du Bois Memorial Centre is hosting a lecture series highlighting the importance of Pan-Africanism as a means of rejuvenating African culture and the development of the continent as a whole.
 
18. ZIAVI CELEBRATES11/12/2010
THE chiefs and the people of the Ziavi Traditional Area, in the Ho Municipality, have celebrated their annual DUTUTU DOZA(Development festival) in pomp and pageantry.
 
19. THE TWO ASSIN STATES (2)11/12/2010
Know the Origin of towns
 
20. Akyem Wenchi gets new chief11/12/2010
A 46-year-old industrialist, Bernard Kofi Mendah Appiahh, was last Saturday installed the chief of Akyem Wenchi at the Ofori Panin Fie at Kyebi in the Eastern Region.
 
21. NANA AKOMANYI III ENSTOOLED BY GEOFFREY BUTA11/12/2010
THE enstoolment of Nana Akomanyi III, Adontsenhen of Breman Essiam Traditional Area in the Central Region has brought blessing and more hope to the people of the community. The seat has been vacant for the past 35years.
 
22. Traditional medical practice goes scientific08/12/2010
In fulfillment of the Traditional Medical Practice Act of 2000 (Act 575), a total of 47 medical herbal practitioners were last week inducted into a professional body at a ceremony in Accra.
 
23. In memory of Nii Kwabena Bonnie III08/12/2010
Nii Kwabena Bonnie III’s successful nationwide mobilization of the people of the then Gold Coast for his 1948 Boycott served as ‘the bridge’ for Dr Kwame Nkrumah to cross to the reach his ‘Independence goal’ for our country.
 
24. The Story of Kwame Danso04/12/2010
Abini Nobia was ejected forcibly together with his followers and they escaped to Mowaso near Grand Basa – a settlement on St John River in Liberia.
 
25. In honour of a king, Jamestown04/12/2010
This is the history that found its way into various paintings, as a group of Ghanaian visual artists opened an exhibition to celebrate the life and Kingship of Oblempong Nii Kojo Ababio V who turned a nonagenarian this year.
 
26. The story of Nzema (1) and (2)04/12/2010
Know the origin of towns
 
27. Nana Ampadu Okyere unites Pepease02/12/2010
Chieftaincy is one of the most respected and dignified institutions in Ghana. Traditional rulers do not only wield a lot of power and influence in their areas of jurisdiction, but they also contribute to the development of those areas.
 
28. Belief in witchcraft and the effects on human rights02/12/2010
Beliefs in witchcrafts which dehumanizes the vulnerable in the society ,survives in modern technolocally developed cultural and remains a potent factor in most illiterate societies .It remains widespread in some communities ,where witch doctors are believed to wield great power in tribal societies.
 
 
   
 
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21/07/2015
Second edition of 'Homofest' launched
The Homogenous festival (Homofest), instituted in 2014, is to be promoted as one of the flagship attractions in Ghana........more
 
14/07/2015
Elmina climaxes Bakatue with grand durbar
The chiefs and people of Elmina held a grand durbar last Saturday to climax the celebration of this year’s Bakatue Festival......more
 
13/07/2015
Culture must unite us as a people - Northern Regional Minister
Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru, Northern Regional Minister has emphasised the need to use culture as a tool to unite the people and promote the nation's cultural heritage to......more
 
09/07/2015
National Theatre re-launches website
The National Theatre of Ghana on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 re-launched its website.The purpose of the launch was.......more
 
06/07/2015
GHANA'S TOURISM, CULTURE AND CREATIVE ARTS' MINISTER IS WEST AFRICA'S 'TOURISM PERSON' FOR 2015
Ghana's Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts Minister, Mrs. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has been adjudged the West Africa 'Tourism Person' of the year 2015 by Akwaaba Africa Travel Market......more
 
02/07/2015
Bunso Aboretum closed down after canopy walkway collapse
The Bunso Aboretum Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region, has been closed down to the public after its canopy walkway collapsed, injuring 21 holiday revelers.......more
 
26/06/2015
Ghana Has What It Takes To Enjoy Domestic Tourism – Minister
Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has said in developing the economy, more investment is needed......more
 
22/06/2015
President Mahama opens Rattray Park in Kumasi
The President, John Mahama and the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on Friday jointly commissioned a recreational facility in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi.....more
 
16/06/2015
GHANA TO HOST UNWTO BRANDING AFRICA CONFERENCE 2015
Ghana will from August 17th to 19th, 2015, play host to the crème de la crème in world Tourism........more
 
26/05/2015
RELIGION AND CHIEFTAINCY: THE CASE OF AKAN CHIEFTAINCY
The world of African culture is rooted in religious paradigm because for the African mind religion or spiritual dimension is the source of both identity and meaning. This means that religion or spiritual dimension.......more
 
18/05/2015
Ghana needs legal framework to back creative industry-Minister
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in fulfilment of its mandate has planned a series of sensitisation workshops to capture the views and aspirations of .......more
 
11/05/2015
WHERE GHANAIANS ORIGINATED FROM
Where Ghanaians came from and why its name was changed to Ghana is something that most Ghanaians do not know of and also most researchers are still investigating and doubtful of their result......more
 
21/04/2015
THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURE ON HUMAN BEHAVIOR
One lesson I learnt while growing from childhood was to greet my elders when appropriate. To me this was a basic lesson that anybody could grasp without any challenges.......more
 
15/04/2015
GHANAIAN CUISINE
Food is central to human life regardless of where you are in the world. The Ghanaian cuisine is very much influenced by the natural possessions and surroundings of Ghana and by the local climate of the country......more
 
08/04/2015
GHANAIAN CULTURE AND HEALTH CARE
Every individual craves to be accepted as a member of a cultural group. Inevitably, every one belongs to one group or the other and is easily identified as a member of the group when he conforms to a particular way of life.......more
 
18/03/2015
FASHION AS A WAY OF CULTURE IN GHANA TODAY
Fashion is the way we choose to present ourselves in the society. It captures whether or not we choose to be on trend. It is not only influenced by the society and culture of a given place.......more
 
11/03/2015
THE SPIRIT OF TABOOS
Laws are established to protect the citizens of particular groups of people. In other words, laws exist to protect the rights of the members of a society and to ensure that they do not have to protect...more
 
09/03/2015
Ahantaman Girls Senior High School wins 3rd SHS Drama Festival in Western Region
The Third Senior High Schools (SHS) Drama and Poetry Festival for schools in the Western Region have being held on 25th and 26th February, 2015 at the Theatre of the Centre at Fijai. The Drama was on the theme “Unearthing a New Generation of Artistes”...more
 
05/03/2015
CHIEFTAINCY AND POLITICS IN GHANA
Chieftaincy is one of the oldest institutions in Ghana, and it is the finest representation of the indigenous system of government. In pre-colonial times chiefs were the political...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
 
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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