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† Monuments of greed. The forts of the Slave Coast.

A combination of military might, trade and slavery, was the foundation for the triangular trade that enriched the British Empire, and in turn the USA, as well as The Netherlands, France, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark and Prussia.  275 more words

Military Museums

Meet asanté

Talking to the songbird from Ova West

*he starts peeing when the interview begins* How did you get into music?

“First, I was managing a rapper named… 1,437 more words


Adinkra Symbols: Communicating Without Words

It’s difficult to go anywhere in Ghana and not notice the use of artistic symbols. They are seemingly everywhere: painted on walls, in the backs of plastic chairs, painted on signs, incorporated in cloth patterns and more. 376 more words

World Wanderings

The Lion King and Swahili

If Hakuna Matata is the only Swahili word you know then you need an orientation into the language.

Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase popularized by Disney’s ‘The Lion King’. 303 more words


How  Twitter Ghana Celebrated and Mourned The Asantehemaa 

The Queen mother of Asante, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, has been laid to rest. She passed away at the age of 111 years. She was the mother of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the youngest son of her 5 children. 299 more words