This article was published in the Daily Statesman http://www.thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/politics/4420-where-have-all-the-ga-politicians-gone-part-i WHERE HAVE ALL THE GA POLITICIANS GONE? (PART I) ADE SAWYERR16 JANUARY 2019 HITS: 139 POLITICS Emmanuel Kyeremateng Agyarko, the late MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon, served his constituency well. We must all mourn his death and hope that he rests in eternal peace in the … Continue reading Where have all the ethnic Ga politicians in Ghana gone: must representation in parliament still be based on ethnicity and residency?
Transformation By Marion Kilson Brought from inner sequestration Into a guest-filled yard. Laid upon the ground at twilight; Lifted to the star— Not once but thrice. Distilled drink passes among guests; Each one whispers the name. Each one sips from a coconut. Each one whispers again— Not once but thrice. The trash heap no longer … Continue reading Transformation by Marion Kilson
Awo Awo Awo Awooooo! Mother oh Mother Agban ee Agban the diety Bleku Tsor Let Bleku rain/pour down Esu Esu Water, plenty of Water Enam Enam Fish, let us have a lot of fish manye Manye Glory, let glory reign Adban Kportor Let the food be in abundance It is … Continue reading Time for Homowo again – 8th September 2018
ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems Created by Ishmael Fiifi Annobil, Totem ISBN 978 1 899151 08 0 2016 Proverbial Gems I have always been fascinated by Adinkra symbols that were popularized by Professor Ablade Glover with the posters that he sold from his studio at La and I led many tourist in the 70s … Continue reading Proverbial Gems: Book review of ABETEI – Modern Gadangme Emblems
(Reindorf, Carl Christian. History of the Gold Coast and Asante. 2nd Edition. Ghana University Press, 2007) A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) Have you ever thought why “history” is the mother of all knowledge? One reason is that it shows the level of progress of any body of knowledge or event, and the … Continue reading History of the Gold Coast and Asante: Reindorf, Carl Christian. (1895) – A thematic review by Gyau Kumi Adu
My friend, Nii Armah Josiah Aryeh, has returned to the ancestors, too soon, and we mere mortals are left to bear the pain of losing him. In his relatively short life, he did a lot to inspire numerous Gadangme people on a path of consciousness. He provided the opportunity for like-minded people to … Continue reading Nii Armah Josiah Aryeh: Fare thee well valiant warrior for the GaDangme Cause – Ade Sawyerr
Book Review: Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson (New York: University Press of America, 2013). By Gyau Kumi Adu (email@example.com/ https://joewykay.wordpress.com/) Analysis of Title The book’s central theme is about important discussions on Ga rituals based on case studies she conducted on the Ga people of Ghana. The title … Continue reading Dancing with the Gods: essays on Ga Rituals by Marion Kilson – a book review by Gyau Kumi Adu