Jan
20

THE JOY OF STORY-TELLING

New African March 2010 edition Under The Neem Tree By CAMERON DUODU The joy of storytelling   It’s taken me more than a week. But I still can’t find it.  “It” is the opening formula for telling stories in villages like mine in Ghana.Any Akan reader who can remember it, please send it to New African… Continue reading »

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Oct
15

AKAN DRUM FOUND IN THE US IN 18TH CENTURY

x British Broadcasting Corporation Home TODAY’S OBJECT ADD YOUR OBJECT Akan drumContributed by British Museum In Ghana today drums open news broadcasts with the message ‘Ghana munteyi’, (sic: muntie ) which means ‘Ghana, listen’This drum is one of the oldest surviving African-American objects. The drum was collected in the early 1700s in the Colony of… Continue reading »

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