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Nyani quarmyne-Most of the residents of the Gambaga camp for alleged witches are elderly and find manual work difficult. Here a resident helps her neighbour to lower a bucket of water brought from the communal tap. African Life, African History, Women In History, African Women, African Culture, Black Women Art, Black Art, Ghana, Unity In Diversity

Forced to live out their lives in squalor, the women of Ghana sent to 'witches camps' by superstitious villagers

Hundreds of women in northern Ghana are accused of witchcraft and condemned to a life of extreme violence, harassment and isolation.

Ghanaian photographer Prince Gyasi shoots vibrant, curated images of his hometown, the energetic West African city of Accra, Ghana. Gyasi is a self-described iPhone photographer. Conceptual Photography, Dark Photography, Prince Photography, Photography Aesthetic, Food Photography, Accra, Ghana Travel, Afro Punk, Black People

Prince Gyasi Photographs The Colors, Faces And Spirit Of Ghana - IGNANT

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Fragment of a commemorative cloth in the Musee du Quai Branly, Paris showing Chief Ababio, Jamestown, Accra. The same chief can be seen. Black King And Queen, King Queen, African Print Dresses, African Dress, African Culture, African History, Tribal Warrior, African Royalty, Warrior King

Ababio II, Chief of Jamestown, Accra, 1930s.

Fragment of a commemorative cloth in the Musee du Quai Branly, Paris showing Chief Ababio, Jamestown, Accra. The same chief can be seen in two photographs in the book Ghana Photo Memories (Filigranes Editions/Africultures, 2007) that showcases the work of the photographer J.K.Bruce Vanderpuije, whose studio, now operated by his elderly son, is still to found in Jamestown. Chief Ababio II of Jamestown, 1934. Chief Ababio II of Jamestown, 1939 The Queen mother of Jamestown and her attendants…

Across much of West Africa practitioners of local medical traditions wore garments that set them apart from the realm of the everyday. African Image, African Men, African History, Congo, African Mythology, Art Premier, Art Africain, African Diaspora, African Culture

Akan “Fetish Man” Costumes

Across much of West Africa practitioners of local medical traditions wore garments that set them apart from the realm of the everyday. Often, as here among the Akan peoples of Ghana, so-called “fetish men” wore robes and hats loaded with powerful charms and medicines. Some of these were packets containing inscriptions from the Koran obtained from Muslim scholars, while others were more locally inspired, drawing on a knowledge of leaves, powders, animal body parts etcetera. These robes…

Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together. African Life, African Culture, African History, African Style, African Beauty, African Fashion, Ethnic Fashion, African Royalty, Arte Tribal

KENTE CLOTH: GHANA`S ASHANTI CULTURAL HERITAGE TO THE WORLD`S FASHION CIVILIZATION

Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together...

Man holding state sword with cast gold antelope West Africa, North Africa, African Royalty, Poses For Men, Ancient Jewelry, African Culture, People Of The World, African American History, African Women

Man holding state sword with cast gold antelope

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Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection African History, African Art, Ashanti Empire, Gold Sheets, Modern Ghana, Ottoman, African Diaspora, Egyptian Art, Museum Collection

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Africa | King's knife (sikay). Cast iron blade, handle of knife encased in sheet gold, the sheath is made of antelope skin and covered with two pieces of repousse decorated gold sheet. The knife ornaments (abosodee) are decorated with repousse designs. | Asante region, Ghana; probably from the Royal Palace, Kumase | ca. 18th - 19th century || {14.4}

Dancers perform at Independence Square ahead of the inauguration ceremony of President-elect John Dramani Mahama, in Accra, Ghana. Out Of Africa, West Africa, People Of The World, My People, Inauguration Ceremony, Warrior King, Village People, Accra, Culture

Africa in pictures: 4-10 January

A selection of photos from across the African continent this week.

Ghana flag, independence day outfit inspiration for Ghanaian. Ghana Flag, Agbada Styles, Fashion Scout, African Fashion Designers, Africa Fashion, African Beauty, Outfit Of The Day, Fashion Outfits

Ghana Independence Day Outfit Inspiration. Ghana flag

Tolu Coker AW19 Merit Award FASHION SCOUT Fashion Scout Freemasons' Hall. Fashion Scout presents London based eponymous brand Tolu Coker

Young girls from the Krobo tribal group wear traditional beadsthe dipo ceremony of the krobo girls in ghana, the transition from girls who become women, mothers and wives. African Women, African Fashion, African Style, Ethnic Fashion, Low Key Portraits, Tribal Group, Tribal People, Tribal Women, African Culture

Young girl from the Krobo tribal group wear traditional beads

I photographed the dipo ceremony of the Krobo people. Africa many cultures celebrate the passage of a child towards adulthood. Among the hills Krobo of Ghana, young girls carry on an ancient tradition. Every year, girls undergo a transition to adulthood. In the beginning of the Dipo each woman Enters a house where they shed Their clothing representative of Their childhood and put on a new, mature set of clothing by Their ritual mother. Then, they shave Their Heads and wash in the river Which…

These are the Dagomba people from Tamali in northern Ghana. They are renowned for their talking drum ensembles and whirlish dance styles which highlight their traditional costumes African Culture, African History, Blacks In The Bible, Clothing And Textile, Red Clothing, Warrior King, Dance Fashion, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

These are the Dagomba people from Tamali in northern Ghana. They are renowned for their talking drum ensembles and whirlish dance styles which highlight their traditional costumes

1874 news coverage of the Ashanti War Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, African Rainforest, French West Africa, Indigenous Tribes, Age Of Empires, History Classroom, African Diaspora, African American History

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

1874 news coverage of the Ashanti War Ivory Coast, Gold Coast, African Rainforest, French West Africa, Indigenous Tribes, Age Of Empires, History Classroom, African Diaspora, African American History

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa

Wars of Africa: Military history of African wars including wars, battles and sieges of Africa