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Cape Coast

Methodist Church
The Golden Stool

March 18th 2005
Ghana was the home of one of Africa's richest, gold dripping empires - which is why the Europeans came sniffing around this part of the West coast of Africa in the first place. The golden stool is used in the enthronement of the Ashanti kings. The Ashanti are matrilinial - it's the mother's clan that is important. The Golden Stool was also implicated in sparking off the Ashanti War of Independe ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Ashanti » Kumasi

Ghanaian Flag Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more
25th January 2011

Dir. Of Diversity Affairs
Wonderful pictures. I went back home five years ago to documentary on slave trade. As a result, I went to Cape coast, Elimina and other places to take to support my subject. Unfortunately, I have misplace my work. As a result, seeing your pictures certainly brings back memories including Kakum. I am grateful that you posting or shared these grate pictures because I am preparing another presentation and I can definitely use wonderful picture such as yours. Thanks Rex Osae

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