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Nov 2009
1. BONGO NABA WANTS AUTONOMY FOR DIST. ASSEMBLIES28/11/2009
The Paramount Chief of the Bongo Traditional Area, Naba Salifu Alemyarum, has advocated complete independence of district assemblies to use the common fund allocated to them the way they deemed fit for the development of their areas.
 
2. CULTURE FORUM IN SUPPORT OF WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT28/11/2009
Accra was alive with the sound of women employment when the Women, Culture and Development forum was held as part of the 2009 International Conference of African Culture and Development (ICACD).
 
3. TRADITIONAL FESTIVALS IN GHANA28/11/2009
The Bakatue Festival of Elmina and Fao Festival of Paga.
 
4. 4th Arts and Culture Fair opens in Accra28/11/2009
The Fourth Arts and Culture African Gift Fair 2009, was opened at Osu, in Accra on Friday.
 
5. WOMEN KICK AGAINST REVIEW OF CULTURAL PRACTICES28/11/2009
Bongo traditional area
 
6. KPANDO NAFAC UNDERWAY28/11/2009
The Kpando District of the Volta region has set the tone for this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC, 2009).
 
7. The story of the Akyem Kotoku (3)28/11/2009
Nana Frempong Manso was succeded by Nana Amapim. During his reign the Asantehene was desirous to of subjugating Akyem, so he declared war against them. Nana Ampim sought refuge at Tarkwa Akyiase; he was pursued and killed
 
8. UPPER EAST, WEST CHIEFS BRIEFED ON NEWCHIEFTAINCY ACT24/11/2009
A workshop to sensitize traditional rulers on the new Chieftaincy Act (Act 759) was held at Bolgatanga with a call on chiefs to take steps to help ensure a successful implementation of the Act.
 
9. Five decades of leadership23/11/2009
ONE traditional ruler whose reign has brought sustained development and improved living conditions for his kith and kin is the Divisional Chief of Asankrangwa in the Western Region, Nana Anyani Buadum III.
 
10. OKYEHENE MARKS 10TH ANNIVERSARY23/11/2009
PRESIDENT John Evans Atta Mills congratulating the Okyehene, Amoatia Ofori Panin II.
 
11. Could your culture be letting you down21/11/2009
As the year draws to a close, several organizations will be reviewing the year with the aim of identifying their successes, difficulties and failures.
 
12. DuBios Centre prepares for Silver Jubilee21/11/2009
DuBios Centre prepares for Silver Jubilee
 
13. Ghana ­_ Japan Yosakoi Dance Festival21/11/2009
Some of the teams that took part in this year’s Ghana – Yosakoi Janpan Festival of dance held at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park seen in their costumes during the event.
 
14. Chieftaincy Installation and Power to Destool a Chief19/11/2009
Chieftaincy Cause or - matter affecting chieftaincy – Jurisdiction – Dispute concerning purported Chieftaincy Cause or - matter affecting chieftaincy – Jurisdiction – Dispute concerning purported intention to install a divisional chief of a traditional area – Effect of mere naming of party to the petition – Installation of a chief – Formal enstoolment of chief – Various forms of – Destoolment – When proper – Grounds for deposition of a person as chief specified in Act 759, s40(3).
 
15. My Father’s Legacy (6)19/11/2009
The resounding victory of the CPP at the 1956 polls so weakened the opposition that they decided to assert themselves outside the democratic framework. Their agitation in Ashanti and other parts of the then Gold coast had led to serious clashes, often developing into armed violence.
 
16. NKRUMAH’S CULTURE POLICY LAUDED19/11/2009
MISS Elsie Amina Gombilla, Assistant Registrar of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale, has said that Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, initiated a self- relent and self — sustaining development for the country, which was underpinned by a sound cultural system.
 
17. THEATRE STUDENTS PLAY TO KUMASI SCHOOLS19/11/2009
STUDENTS of the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana visited the Dwabrem theatre at the Centre for National Culture in Kumasi last Saturday where they dished out a mix of traditional music, dance and drama to entertain and educate the youth on the effects of drug abuse, parental irresponsibility and truancy.’
 
18. APIREDE GETS NEW GYASEHENE17/11/2009
APIREDE, near Akropong in the Eastern Region, over the weekend was a sight of colorful cultural pomp and pageantry following the enstoolment of a 60 year — old businessman as the new Gyasehene
 
19. THE STORY OF AKYEM KOTOKU (1)14/11/2009
Know the Origin Of Towns
 
20. ABUTIA HOLDS14/11/2009
Yoveawoza, meaning ‘Brotherliness Festival’, of the chiefs and people of Abutia traditional area in the Ho municipality
 
21. GRAVE LOOTING.… CHIEF, 2 OTHERS IN COURT14/11/2009
THE Bemuhene of Kukurantumi, Nana Ofosu Oware, has been arrested by the Police to assist them in their investigation in to a grave looting case.
 
22. Let’s use our resources wisely13/11/2009
Thus it is pertinent to cast a look around our attraction sites and recognize some of the things that we may not be doing right and correct them before it gets too late.
 
23. OKYEHENE ATTENDS AAC MEETING13/11/2009
THE Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin
 
24. LET’S USE OUR RESOURCES WISELY13/11/2009
One of the major or challenges of modern economic planning is how to minimize negative impacts on the economic, social and natural environment of destination. Thus it is pertinent to cast a look around our attraction sites and recognize some of the things that we may not be doing right and correct them before it gets too late. Here are a few examples.
 
25. GNAT COMMENDS NKORANZAHENE13/11/2009
THE president of the National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Joseph Kwaku Adjei, has commended the Nkoranza Traditional Council for its contribution toward the promotion of education in the area.
 
26. My Father’s Legacy (5)12/11/2009
When Nkrumah first began his country wide political activities in 1948, he had been surprised and When Nkrumah first began his country wide political activities in 1948, he had been surprised and concerned to discover the number of cocoa farmers who had become so indebted to foreign owned cocoa buying firms and African middlemen and brokers that their farms had been confiscated. Those farmers were constantly appealing to him to do something about this, but at that time it was not that easy.
 
27. RAWLINGS IS TORGBUI AVAKLASU12/11/2009
Ex- President Jerry Rawlings and wife, Nana Konadu, were part of the celebrations of the 42nd Gordigbe Festival of the people of on October 31 where ex-president Rawlings was installed a chief with the title Torgbui Avaklasu I.
 
28. Nkrumah’s statue to be erected at Sunyani Jubilee Park10/11/2009
The Brong Ahafo Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) and the Brong Ahafo@50 Secretariat is to erect the statue of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana and the busts of the seven gallant chiefs who fought for the creation of the region, in addition to the statue of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, which is currently located at the Jubilee Park in Sunyani, the regional capital.
 
29. Wusuta Advocates Boat Training Centre10/11/2009
The chiefs and people of Wusuta have called on the government to as a matter of urgency, set up a boat technical training centre in the area.
 
30. BRONG AHAFO REGION MARKS 50th ANNIVERSARY09/11/2009
PRESIDENT John Evans Atta Mills at the weekend joined the chiefs and people of the Brong Ahafo Region to mark the 50th anniversary of the region.
 
31. MANYA KROBO TRADITIONAL COUNCIL HONOURS KWASHIE09/11/2009
A Patron of sports writers association of Ghana (SWAG) and Executive Chairman of TESCO West Africa Agencies Limited, Mr. Tetteh Kwashie, has been honored by the Manya Krobo traditional Council with the highest title Manya Klo Mahefello (Defender of Menya Krobo Traditional Area).
 
32. STOP ARMING NORTHERN YOUTH -Dakpema tells politicians09/11/2009
The Chief of Tamale Dakpem Na Alhassan Dawuni, has appealed to politicians and the cronies in the south, who supply weapons of destruction to the youth of the northern region, to stop the practice for the development of the country
 
33. PROJECT AFRICA’S Rich ARTS AND CULTURE07/11/2009
project the continent’s rich arts and cultural heritage
 
34. DANCERS WELCOME GBAGBO07/11/2009
These traditional Dancers, part of the welcoming party exhibiting the rich Ghanaian culture during the arrival of the President Laurent Gbagbo of Cote d’Ivoire for his two day official visit to Ghana.
 
35. SOYINKA TAKES ON AFRICAN LEADERS07/11/2009
Professor Wole Soyinka a Noble Literature Laureate, on Thursday said Africa’s inability to progress beyond liberation from colonialism was due to the lingering slave mentality of its leaders and intellectuals.
 
36. 2009 AKWANTUKESE FESTIVAL BEGINS TODAY06/11/2009
THIS year’s Akwantukese festival of the chiefs and people of New Juaben Traditional Area begins today, November 6, with the customary performance at the Obuotabiri Shrine followed a clean.-up exercise in all the communities in New Juaben on Saturday, November 7, which will run till November 20.
 
37. MY FATHERS’S LEGACY (4)05/11/2009
But the word ‘Federation’ was to become almost an obsession with them.
 
38. Manya-Krobo Chiefs Ban Noise Making05/11/2009
The Manya -Krobo Traditional Council has, with immediate effect banned the use of musical instruments at funerals and during church services in any locality within the traditional area after 8:00p.m.
 
39. ENYAN MAIM INSTALLS TUFUHEN05/11/2009
A 57— YEAR — OLD Ghanaian public health nurse based in London has been installed Tufuhen (sub chief) of Enyan — Maim traditional Area; under the stool name Nana Efua Obirboa Krampa I.
 
40. PRESIDENT GBAGBO EULOGISES NKURUMAH04/11/2009
The visiting Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo, yesterday praised the first president of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, for his vision for Ghana and the African continent.
 
41. CHIEFS, ELDERS OF GOMOA AKYMEMPIM SMOKE PEACE PIPE03/11/2009
THE chiefs and elders of Gomoa Akyempim Traditonal Area in the Central Region have amicably resolved an eight —year old chieftaincy dispute.
 
42. REDUCE WAITING TIME OF NHIS CLIENTS----CHIEF03/11/2009
A CHIEF in the Central Region has called on government to reduce to reduce the waiting time for fresh clients of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), from three months to one month.
 
43. TUBA CHIEF URGES RESIDENTS TO COOPERATE03/11/2009
The newly enstooled chief of Tuba in Ga South, Mikail III, has called on the people of Tuba to unite and rally behind to map out plans and programmes to develop the area.
 
 
   
 
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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
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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
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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
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26/06/2015
Ghana Has What It Takes To Enjoy Domestic Tourism – Minister
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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
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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
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08/04/2015
GHANAIAN CULTURE AND HEALTH CARE
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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
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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
 
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