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The Aknac Hotel in Accra, Ghana

Located away from the hustle and bustle of Accra’s city centre, The Aknac hotel is your luxury hideout in the metropolis. Placed conveniently in the quiet area surrounding the affluent Trasacco valley, our hotel...

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Moroccan woman

A Moroccan woman in traditional dress and henna designs on her hand. Story behind this beautiful photograph. It’s 1999 and Jeffrey Aaronson is photographing on assignment in Morocco for Travel Holiday. The story he...

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Vuvuzela – South Africa

The vuvuzela, also known as lepatata Mambu (its Tswana name), is a plastic horn, about 65 centimetres (2 ft) long, which produces a loud monotone note. Traditionally made and inspired from a kudu horn,...

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Ghanaian names

Traditional names in Ghana vary by ethnic group. There are many ethnic groups in the West African nation of Ghana. Most of them base the first names they give to their newly born children...

Efua Sutherland

Efua Sutherland

Efua Theodora Sutherland (June 27, 1924 – January 2, 1996) was a Ghanaian playwright, children’s author, and dramatist. Her best-known works include Foriwa (1962), Edufa (1967), and The Marriage of Anansewa (1975). She was...

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Ghana National Anthem

God bless our homeland Ghana, And make our nation great and strong, Bold to defend for ever The cause of Freedom and of Right. Fill our hearts with true humility Make us cherish fearless...

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Languages of Ghana

English is the Official Language of Ghana. GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED LANGUAGES 1. AKAN (Ashanti, Fante, Akuapem, Akyem, Kwahu) (Written Twi) 2. DAGAARE / WAALE Spoken in Upper Western Region (UWR) 3. DANGBE Spoken in Greater Accra.(G/A)...

Nzema Proverbs - Ghana

Nzema Proverbs – Ghana

Nzema Proverb: Baka koye engola engakyi ehoayele. Translation: One tree cannot be a forest. Meaning: It takes two or more people to do a piece of work well. Nzema Proverb: Toonwo engo toonwo. Translation:...

Akan Proverbs - Ghana

Akan Proverbs – Ghana

Proverbs (ebe) are the main ingredients in the Akan language. Akan proverb: Obi Nkyere Abofra Nyame. (No one points out God to a child.) Meaning:The omnipotence of God; the existence of God is not...