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Mafi Dove – The Ghanaian Village Where Childbirth Is A Taboo

In Ghana’s Mafi-Dove community in Central Tongu district of the Volta Region, located along the Accra-Aflao road, it's a taboo for a woman to give birth in the community.

Ghana’s Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh Becomes First African To Be Appointed As IBM’S Regional Head For Africa

Ghana’s Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh has been appointed by IBM Corporation, as its Regional Head for Africa making her the first woman and first African to be appointed Regional Head in Africa.

10 Days After Lifting Lockdown, Ghana Records 1,032 More COVID-19 Cases

Ghana has recorded more than 1,000 additional cases of COVID-19 since the country lifted its lockdown on the 20th of April. Last week, Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo lifted a three-week lockdown on the basis of “improved coronavirus testing”. The Ghanaian president,...

The Burial of Kojo: Ghanaian-Produced Movie to Make Netflix Debut in March

After the successful release of 'LionHeart', Netflix's first original Nigerian movie, the next film to premiere on the streaming platform comes from Ghana. With over 140 million subscribers all over the world, Netflix has since 2018 been on a mission...

Top 20 Most Democratic Countries in Africa – EIU Democracy Index Report

According to the latest EIU Democracy Index report, Mauritius is the most democratic country in Africa. The EIU Democracy Index for 2018 measures the state of democracy in 165 independent countries worldwide using five parameters: process and pluralism; civil liberties;...

UN Honors 165 Ghanaian Police Personnel in South Sudan

One hundred and sixty-five police personnel of the Ghana Formed Police Unit (GHANFPU) have been honored by the United Nations (UN) in Juba, South Sudan. The awards ceremony is an annual event intended to to recognize the hard work...

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The Mbuti People Of Congo And Their Sister Exchange Form Of Marriage

In the Mbuti tribe, marriage is by sister exchange: Based on reciprocal exchange, men from other bands exchange sisters...

Slavery Abolition Act 1833: Slavery Was Abolished Throughout The British Empire On This Day

The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 that abolished slavery in most British colonies, freeing more than 800,000 enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and South Africa and making the purchase or ownership of slaves illegal

According To Reputation Poll International (PI), These Are The 100 Most Reputable Africans In 2020

Reputation Poll International, a leading global reputation-management firm, has released the 2020 list of 100 Most Reputable Africans. The list features 47 women and 53...

Ndubisi Egbo — The Nigerian Coach Who Overcame Racism To Guide His Team To UEFA Champions League

The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubisi Egbo of Albanian side KF Tirana, has spoken of the...

Nigerian Born Author, Irenosen Okojie, Wins The Caine Prize For ‘Stunning’ Short Story

A Nigerian Born Author, Irenosen Okojie has won the AKO Caine prize for 'Stunning' short story Grace Jones. The Nigerian-British writer won the £10,000 award...