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Ben Dotsei Malor Shared …A Great Story :A Great Broadcaster… Gordwin Avernogbo !

  Wonderful to enjoy the pleasure and honour of fellowship, food, and lessons with one of Ghana’s legends of broadcasting, Godwin Avenorgbo. For many years “Big Goddie” or “the Grandmaster,” was a highly-regarded and sought-after personality on Radio and TV. I told him I missed out on his TV presence because our household didn’t own a TV but we consumed ...

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DISCOURAGING OPEN DEFECATION: Youth of Anaafo in Cape Coast convert gutter to football park.

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Pastor Mensa Otabil’s “weird” thinking

I could not afford to smile There are two main reasons some grooms wear gloomy looks on their wedding day. Some may not be very pleased with or convinced about the woman with whom they are taking the irrevocable oath. For others, the heavy expenditure or debt they have to pay after the funfair is enough to keep anything but ...

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Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars. Part 5

The writer is the son of His Royal Highness Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III, Denkyirahene. In 1818, Adinkra, King of Gyaman (now Ivory Coast), heard of the significances of the Golden Stool of Asante and made one similar to it. This so enraged the Asantehene, Osei Bonsu (1801-1823) that he led an army against Adinkra and totally defeated him near Bontuku ...

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Asante History: Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 4

  Asante History: Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 4 Apr 30, 2013 | Adomako Kufuor I have received a lot of emails asking me to explain why the Denkyira Empire was defeated by the Asantes in 1701 since I am from the royal family of Denkyira State, I’m therefore using the Part 4 of the series to discuss this. I ...

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Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars. Part 3

The writer is the son of His Royal Highness Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III, Denkyirahene. Osei Kwame Panin (1777-1801), succeeded King Osei Kwadwo as the fifth occupant of the Golden Stool. He was only a boy. And for a decade that the Mamponghene, Atakora Kwame ruled Asante, no major wars occurred during those period. In 1785 Wassa revolted, which was effectively ...

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Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars. 2

Part 2 Let me continue this article by emphasizing again that the writer of this piece is the son of Denkyirahene, Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III. Before his death, King Opoku Ware appointed his brother Akwasi Darko to succeed him. After his death, the kingmakers ignored Akwasi Darko and rather selected Kusi Obodum (1750-1764), Osei Tutu’s brother. A year later, 1751, ...

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Sankofa:Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 1

The writer of this piece is not an Asante but a proud son of the occupant of the Denkyira Bankamdwa (the Supreme Stool of Denkyira State), Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III, the Denkyirahene. Pre independence history of Ghana (1696-1901) was dominated by the history of Asante’s hegemony and the attempts by the British to subdue it military prowess. It is in ...

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