Modern Ghana - Ghana References

The Origin and Early History of The Tampulima Ethn

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Location Two settlements, both in Northern Region: in East Mamprusi District, main town Langbinsi (near Gambaga), a cluster of villages on either side of the Walewale-Gambaga road; and in West Gonja District, main town Lingbinsi (near Daboya), a strip 60 km from north to south, along the eastern border of the Mole Game Reserve,; The two settlements ...

CoB Alumnus Aids Advancement of Multiple African Countries

Thursday, February 6, 2014
Michael Amankwa ('99) returned home to Ghana and set up CoreNett Limited, which provides technologically advanced financial services and enhances the lives of people living in many African countries. After graduation, alumni from the College of Business take their skills and knowledge to many different places. Michael Amankwa ('99) went farther ... Read more

Biographies of Great African-Americans

Sunday, January 25, 2009
[B]Armstrong, Louis[/B] Daniel Louis Armstrong (August 4, 1901 - July 6, 1971) was a great jazz trumpet player, composer, and singer. He was nicknamed Satchmo because some people said that his mouth was like a satchel. Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and soon became a well-known cornet player in clubs and on riverboats along the Miss ... Read more

African American

Sunday, January 25, 2009
The first Africans in America arrived as Indentured Servants via Jamestown, Virginia in 1619. From 1619 to about 1640, Africans could earn their freedom working as laborers and artisans for the European settlers. Africans could become free people and enjoy some of the liberties like other new settlers. By 1640, Maryland became the first colony ... Read more

Nigeria

Sunday, January 25, 2009
[B]Nigeria [/B] (nījir'ēu) [key], officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic (2006 provisional pop. 140,003,542), 356,667 sq mi (923,768 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on Chad in the northeast, and on Cameroon ... Read more

South Africa

Sunday, January 25, 2009
[B]History of South Africa[/B] If the history of South Africa is in large part one of increasing racial divisiveness, today it can also be seen as the story of - eventually - a journey through massive obstacles towards the creation, from tremendous diversity, of a single nation whose dream of unity and common purpose is now capable of realisation. ... Read more

Koo Nimo: The Living Legend

Friday, June 13, 2008
Koo Nimo is a living legend from Ghana, playing multiple forms of traditional musics as well as new music, informed by western influences. Koo (also known as Daniel Amponsah, from his days in London) grew up as part of the royal family of Ghana, where he learned to play the traditional red and black kete drums of the royal ensembles. By the time ... Read more

Osibisa: Full Illustrated Biography

Friday, June 13, 2008
Formed in London in 1969 by three Ghanaian and three Caribbean musicians, Osibisa played a central role in developing an awareness of African music among European and North American audiences in the 70s. The Ghanaian founder members of Osibisa - Teddy Osei (saxophone), Sol Amarfio (drums) and Mac Tontoh, Teddy's brother (trumpet) - were seasoned ... Read more

The Highlife Allstars

Friday, June 13, 2008
Some of the greatest of all Highlife artists recalling the golden era of Ghana''''s Guitar Highlife and Palmwine music. Features singers Alex Konadu and Prince Osei Kofi, the Palmwine sounds of Kwadwo Tawia and brassband highlife by Kwaku Abeka ... Read more