News: Nanny, the Ashanti freedom fighter of Jamaica

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Kidnapped and shipped from the Ashanti Kingdom (present day Ghana), Nanny has shined by her resistance to slavery in the 18th century, based on the African traditional values. Sentenced to forced labour with her four brothers, she escaped with them from the plantations to settle in the mountains, taking other men, women and children along. She founded there an autonomous […]

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News: Ghana’s Ashanti king visits Paramaribo as Suriname seeks African Union membership

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The king of the Ashanti nation of Ghana, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will visit Suriname from November 22-26 to mark the country’s 43rd independence anniversary. Many Surinamese trace their origin back to Ghana and Benin, and the Akkan language is still spoken today by some in Suriname, and especially among thousands of Maroons who escaped Dutch enslavement and lived a […]

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Kumasi attracts regional flights

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Dre Aviation, the lead sponsor for Dana Air’s expansion plans in the West Coast, is in advanced talks with the Ghana Airports Company and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to start direct flights between Kumasi and Lagos by May. The airline will be the first regional carrier to operate the route, barring any last-minute hitches, and is expected to […]

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Begoro Sex Man Freed in Ghana

By Daniel Bampoe ALEXANDER YAW Offei, who was arrested for having sexual intercourse with 64 women and allegedly capturing the act on video – which circulated in the social media in Begoro in the Eastern Region – has been freed, DAILY GUIDE has gathered. The limping photographer was freed by the Begoro police last week after he had vehemently denied […]

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