Arts/Culture

Francis Opai Tetteh writes: The Ga-Dangme Art Of War Revisited

Ga-Dangme people of Ghana are the natives of Ada, Agortsime, Manya Klo, Yilo Klo, Shai, Osudoku, Prampram Ningo, Kpone, Tema, Nungua, Teshie, La, Osu, Ngleshie Alata, and Gamashie. This ethnic group of sixteen solid Traditional Areas with 16 Paramount Chiefs and Queen Mothers is too powerful to be disintegrated and trampled on. Indeed, our forerunners have paid a very heavy …

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Book Review – In the Last Days of America’s Hegemony by Wilfred Ruhega

The book: In the Last Days of America’s Hegemony Number of Pages: 204 Kindle / 206 paperback Author: Wilfred Ruhega Theme: Politics & Social Sciences Publisher: Self-Published Reviewed by: TheAfricanDream.net The discussions surrounding America’s hegemony are sempiternal and have many ontological inconsistencies. There is one school of thought that says America’s hegemony is ending. They argue that if economic power forms the long-term foundation for …

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Some 1k Masqueraders join about 3k people in Tema for AfroXmas 2020

On Christmas day, Tema was lit with bright colors of masqueraders as 12 different masquerade groups gathered for the AfroXmas 2020, the biggest masquerade carnival in Tema, located in the Greater Accra region, home to Ghana’s capital. With thousands of people gathering for the carnival, the city of Takoradi in Ghana’s western region [also a port city like Tema known …

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AfroXmas hypes port city of Tema in Ghana for Christmas masquerade fun

SyPhics Studios in partnership with 4syte TV, both of Ghana, and the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) is holding this year’s edition of AfroXmas — the biggest Masquerade carnival in Greater Accra on Christmas day, December 25, 2020, in Tema. With over 12 masquerade groups in the Tema Metropolis participating in the event, this year’s festival promises to be more special …

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10 of Africa’s Richest Kings and their net worth as at 2020

Riches and royalty go hand in hand. It is a rare phenomenon to find a poor ruler. In the 21st century, rich African kings earn their wealth from government taxes, community donations, businesses, inheritance, and other ventures. Their net worth is estimated based on the assets held after accounting for debt. Here is a look at the top 10 richest …

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Drumming Ghana Workshop to Celebrate Traditional Ghanaian Styles of Music

the event flyer courtesy visitGhana

The Drumming Ghana Workshop is an exciting event that will take participants on a journey of learning more about Ghana’s history of drumming and traditional music. The event takes place from December 20-26, 2020 at the Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge in Ghana. the event flyer courtesy visitGhana The event is a collaborative effort of Tours & Arts Solutions, …

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Lifesavers and creatives top New African magazine’s 100 Most Influential Africans list

LONDON, United Kingdom, December 8, 2020/ — New African magazine (www.NewAfricanMagazine.com) honours men and women who had a significant impact in their different fields; Physicians, scientists and epidemiologists who wrestled with the Covid-19 monster in do-or-die struggles, feature significantly in this year’s list; They are joined by actors, comedians, writers, producers and musicians who made 2020 more bearable thanks to much-needed entertainment. …

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British Vogue Editor Edward Enninful of Ghana Picks North Carolina’s Kennedi Carter for Beyoncé shoot

Kennedi Carter has become the youngest photographer to ever shoot for British Vogue. She had the highest honor of shooting Beyoncé for three covers of the magazine.  She is currently a senior at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, majoring in African American studies. Carter was handpicked by British Vogue Editor,  Edward Enninful after Beyoncé specifically requested a woman of color to …

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The Kumerica evolution and ensuing Akataboyz revolution in Ghana

The term Kumerica was coined by two young Ghanaians named Wesley Osei Ampratwu AKA Blaq Foreigner, and Michael Owusu AKA Armani Sosa respectively. These two original members of the group Akataboyz music group grew up in a town located in Kumasi called Tanoso which is known for the Yaa Asantewaa Girls senior high school — an elite girls school in …

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