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Nov 2010
1. Re- discovering Africa’s lost traditions through arts30/11/2010
The very last legacy left for a continent described as a “a scar on the conscience of the world”.
 
2. NR comes tops at NAFAC29/11/2010
THE Northern Region was at the weekend adjudged the overall best at an awards ceremony held at the Jubilee Park in Tamale to mark the end of this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC).
 
3. ‘Chieftaincy institution is relevant to Ghana’s devt.’29/11/2010
THE Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Hannah Tetteh, has stated that the chieftaincy institution is relevant in the socio-economic development of the country today as it was in the past.
 
4. Thrills at NAFAC27/11/2010
When the Ezinlibo Abram Kundum Dance Group and the Nkabom Cultural Troupe all from the Western Region took turns to entertain residents of the Tamale Metropolis as part of the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture.
 
5. Ghana to host international27/11/2010
By way of diversifying the country’s attraction offers so as to bring more visitors into the country, the Ghana tourist Board (GTB), in collaboration with Musical consult, a professional organizer in international Musical Concerts, has embarked on plans to hold an International Choral Festival in Ghana in 2012.
 
6. Notes from a very Ghanaian festival27/11/2010
If ever Ghana decides to adopt a new national motto, one that describes our reality instead of aspiration, we can do no worse than select: It will Be All Right on the Night.
 
7. NAFAC UNDERWAY IN TAMALE27/11/2010
Gonja traditional music group
 
8. Auditor installed chief of Effiduase27/11/2010
A 75-YEAR-OLD retired Auditor of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr. Kwadzo Dwomo Donkor, was installed the chief of Effiduase in Koforidua last weekend under the stool name Okoawia Dwomo Baabu II.
 
9. USE TALENTS TO RAISE AWARENESS-MUSIGA27/11/2010
THE president of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Mrs. Diana Hopeson, has urged musicians to use their talents to raise awareness on domestic violence against women in the country.
 
10. Northern, B.A celebrate day at NAFAC25/11/2010
RESIDENTS of the Tamale metropolis have been treated to cultural performances by various cultural troupes from the Northern and Brong Ahafo regions at the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) at the Jubilee Park in the metropolis.
 
11. Remembering Oyeeman Wereko Ampem II25/11/2010
These are the memorable words of a popular English writer in his sober reflections on the impact of famous people, and how by emulating them, we also can bequeath legacies to posterity.
 
12. A NAFAC evening of music, dance and theatre25/11/2010
A very engaging atmosphere took charge of the Tamale Park last Monday night when performers from the National Theatre resident groups thrilled fans to a heart-throbbing performance in dance, drama and music.
 
13. Northern, B.A celebrate day at NAFAC23/11/2010
ESIDENTS of the Tamale metropolis have been treated to cultural performances by various cultural RESIDENTS of the Tamale metropolis have been treated to cultural performances by various cultural troupes from the Northern and Brong Ahafo regions at the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) at the Jubilee Park in the metropolis.
 
14. NAFAC FOR TAMALE20/11/2010
“IT is the avowed aim of the government to encourage and support the development of local artefacts through the adoption of the appropriate technology in their manufacturing to make the end product appealing and marketable globally.”
 
15. Sirigu wall paintings on show20/11/2010
AN exhibition of paintings by Asokipala Yaa Aberang that reflect the rich culture of the people of Sirigu, opens next Wednesday, November 24 at the Alliance Francaise in Accra.
 
16. Ghana-Japan Yasakoi Festival Held20/11/2010
This year’s Ghana- Yosakoi Japan Festival a fusion between Ghanaian and Japanese dancing which took place at the Efua Sutherland Park last weekend brought together mainly students groups from Accra and the region.
 
17. Wassa Fiase celebrates Apaa20/11/2010
The chiefs and people of KYEKYEWERE in the WassaFiase Traditional Area in the Tarkwa-Nsuarem Municipality have climaxed their week- long annual Apaa Festival.
 
18. Alhaji Mohammad Dabre is new chief of Bisa community20/11/2010
Alhaji Mohammed Dabre , an educationist of the New Haven Board of Education in the United States was ,enskinned as chief of the Bisa Community in the Graeter Accra on October 30.
 
19. Tamale Ready for NAFAC20/11/2010
The stage is set for the hosting of this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) in Tamale and Centre for National Culture (CNC) regional office in the metropolis has given a facelift.
 
20. NAFAC 2010 KICKS OFF TOMORROW19/11/2010
THE Ministry of Chieftaincy and Culture has announced the commencement of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) tomorrow at Tamale in the Northern Region.
 
21. BIRTHDAY THRILLS FOR UPPER EAST18/11/2010
traditional music and dance performances in Bolgatanga
 
22. MUSLIM CHIEFS CONDEMNS INDESCENT DRESSING BY MUSLIM GIRLS18/11/2010
ALHAJI Hamza Danjuma, the Volta Regional Chief Imam, on Tuesday expressed worry about indecent dressing among Muslim girls and said he wondered whether these girls had parents. Addressing Eid-ul-Adha prayers at Ho, he said, some Muslim girls dressed outrageously in the name of fashion and that it appeared that some parents were losing control of their children.
 
23. THE STORY OF AJUMAKO13/11/2010
AJUMAKO is the capital town of Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District in the Central Region. A prominent citizen of Ajumako, the late Mr. Wilson, the traditional historian, had this to say about the early history of Ajumako:
 
24. The concerns of Muslim Women13/11/2010
Muslims women feel that their rights are being trampled upon by Imams and Parents, when it comes to giving their hands in marriage.
 
25. Classic Africa Virtual Orchestra13/11/2010
The Classic Africa Virtual Orchestra (CAVO), the vibrant Ghanaian musical experiment that fuses African instruments and musical forms with the western symphony orchestra? music into new interesting blend, is set to participate in the forthcoming Third World Festival of Black Arts in Senegal from l0th to 31st December 2010.
 
26. Jimmy Cliff cautions against influence of foreign culture12/11/2010
Jimmy Cliff the renowned Jamaican reggae singer ,has advised Africans to be wary of influence of foreign culture to the detriment of development on the continent.
 
27. Beaded accessories from Inka11/11/2010
When we undertook her first private beaded accessories exhibition last year, young fashion entrepreneur, Naa Korkor Armah did not anticipate where her chosen path would lead her.
 
28. ‘LET’S UPLIFT OUR CULTURE’11/11/2010
Newly appointed Acting Director of the Center for National Culture, Greater Accra Region George Oppong
 
29. MAKING CHIEFTAINCY INSTITUTION TRANSPARENT11/11/2010
WHEN the Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture took his turn at the institutionalized Meet-the-Press series in Accra on October 26, 2010, his major focus was on a roadmap for the codification of lines of succession of the chieftaincy institution.
 
30. NORVISI DEVELOPMENT UNION – ANNUAL YAM FESTIVAL SINCE 198510/11/2010
The maxim that in unity lies strength has been given a manifestation by communities in Ho central constituency of the Volta region which constitute the Norvisi Development Union (NORDU), the high point of which is an annual community yam festival initiated in 1985.
 
31. Tapa gets new Adontenhene10/11/2010
A 50-YEAR-OLD self-employed man, Mr. Kwame Ahenkan, has been installed Adontenhene of the Tapa Traditional Area in the Biakoye District in the Volta Region under the stool name Nana Baffour Kwame Oduru II.
 
32. Muslim women want right to choose own husbands10/11/2010
Muslim women in Ghana have appealed to Imams and parents to consider the marriage laws in Islam to allow them to marry men of their choice.
 
33. There were slaves from the north too09/11/2010
Slavery was before the triangular slave trade, and was practiced in various forms all over the world. The Trans-Atlantic slave trade which was in operation in the sixteenth century carried away millions of able-bodied men and women from West Africa to West Indies.
 
34. THE STORY OF KOMENDA06/11/2010
KNOW THE ORIGIN OF TOWNS
 
35. NAFAC READY TO TAKE OFF04/11/2010
The traditional dance performances at the exhibition hall of the National Theatre during the launch of this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) cast a shadow of events that are likely to take place in Tamale, when it hosts the event from November 20-27.
 
36. SASADU PREPARES FOR FESTIVAL03/11/2010
SASADU is an acronym which is derived from the initial letters of the names of the traditional areas of Saviefe, Akrofu, Sovie and Alavanyo.
 
 
   
 
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21/08/2015
Ghana Hosts United Nations World Tourism Organization Conference
The tourism industry stands as Ghana’s fourth largest foreign exchange earner after Cocoa, Gold and Oil & Gas, achieved the target of one million tourist arrivals and is expected to improve on these numbers to generate more revenue for the country....more
 
18/08/2015
Tourism is big business- Mahama
President John Mahama has challenged African brand experts to come out with innovative ways of packaging and selling Africa to the world...more
 
14/08/2015
Ghana International Tourism Fair Launched
Raj Multimedia in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has launches the Ghana international Tourism fair with the aim to rejuvenate tourism and recreating the concept of Ghanaian culture Art and others....more
 
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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