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Akyem Abuakwa
Akyem
Akyem
Abuakwa describes a Akyem
Akyem
an Akan people
Akan people
traditional entity in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Akyen Abuakwa is one of the three independent states along with Akyem Bosome and Akyem
Akyem
Kotoku that forms the Akyem
Akyem
Mansa. This nation state in Eastern and Ashanti regions of Ghana. The Akyem
Akyem
Abuakwa state was clearly in existence under the rule of Ofori Panin. He seems to have ruled for many years stetching until about 1730.[1] By the start of the 19th-century it had been subjects of the Ashanti Empire
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Ghana
Coordinates: 7°49′N 1°03′W / 7.817°N 1.050°W / 7.817; -1.050 Republic
Republic
of GhanaFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Freedom and Justice"Anthem: God Bless Our Homeland Ghana[1]Capital and largest city Accra 5°33′N 0°12′W / 5.550°N 0.200°W / 5.550; -0.200Official languages English[2][3]National languagesAsante Twi, Akuapem Twi, Bono, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, Fante, Nzema, Wasa, Talensi, Frafra, Hausa, Ghanaian Sign LanguageEthnic groups (2010[3][4])47.5% Akans (11.5 mln) 16.6% Dagbani
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Eastern Region, Ghana
The Eastern Region is located in south Ghana and is one of ten administrative regions. Eastern region is bordered to the east by the Lake Volta, to the north by Brong-Ahafo region and Ashanti region, to the west by Ashanti region, to the south by Central region and Greater Accra region. Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of Eastern region and Akan, Ewe and English are the main spoken languages. The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation
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Ashanti People
Ashanti (/ˈæʃɑːnˈtiː/ ( listen)) are an ethnic group native to the Ashanti Region
Ashanti Region
of modern-day Ghana. The people of ashanti speak the Asante dialect
Asante dialect
of Twi
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Akropong–Akuapem
Akuapem and Akropong
Akropong
were kingdom-states in South-Eastern Ghana. With the enthronement of the Akyem
Akyem
King in 1773 to the throne of Akropong alongside the throne of Akuapem, the kingdom became a double state known as the Akropong–Akuapem Kingdom. King Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa III of Akropong
Akropong
held the "sacred seat" of the Akuapem-Asona, one of the seven major Akan clans, for sixteen years. In 1733, Akwamu
Akwamu
launched his army against the city-State of Akropong, which had been spared from the Ashanti conquests. To defend itself, the city called upon soldiers who liked war, the Akim, and who are also the hereditary enemies of the Ashanti
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Abron Tribe
The Abron or Bono are an Akan people
Akan people
of West Africa.[1] They speak the Abron language. In the late sixteenth century, the Abron founded the Gyaaman
Gyaaman
kingdom as extension of Bono state
Bono state
in what is now Ghana
Ghana
and Côte d'Ivoire. References[edit]^ Other name variations: Brong, Boron, Borong, or BronMuhammad, Akbar
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Fante People
Peter TurksonKofi AnnanJohn Atta MillsTotal population~3,500,000Regions with significant populationsCentral region, Western regionLanguagesFante TwiReligionChristianity, Akan religion, IslamRelated ethnic groupsAkanOriginally, Fante refers to tiny states within 50 miles radius of Mankessim. The states that made up the Fante were Kurantsi, Abura,[1] Anyan, Ekumfi, Nsukum, Ejumako and Gomoa. The Mfantsefo or Fante (Fanti is an older spelling) are an Akan people. The Fante subgroup is mainly gathered in the south-western coastal region of Ghana, with some also in Ivory Coast. The main Fante city is Cape Coast, Central region, and Mankessim
Mankessim
is the traditional headquarters
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Mankessim Kingdom
The Mankessim
Mankessim
Kingdom (1252–1844) was a pre-colonial African state in modern-day Ghana. It is regarded as the heartland of the Fante people, and operated as capital of the Fante Confederacy in the 19th century. The town of Mankessim
Mankessim
still exists and is located in the central region of Ghana, about an hour and a half west of Accra. The Mankessim
Mankessim
Kingdom's influence included not only their own kingdom, but extended to the whole of the Fante people, and at times the entire coast of modern-day Ghana.Contents1 Origin 2 Organization 3 The Ashanti threat 4 The Fante confederacy 5 Decline 6 SourcesOrigin[edit] The Fante people
Fante people
claim to have separated from the Bono people, around 1250 AD. This act became the origin of their name, "Fa-atsew" meaning "the half that left"
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Twifo-Heman
Twifo is one of the states established by the Akan when they first settled in the Adansi forest. Later the Akan kept migrating southward toward the coast, where they took over considerable area. By the beginning of the 16th century, European sources noted the state of Twifo, said to be rich in gold; they described it as near the forest area with a capital known as Hemang. These Akan brought their gold to the coastal area to sell and were known by the Europeans by variant names because they brought the finest gold. The people also became known as Twifo.Contents1 Overview 2 Twifo groupings2.1 Morkwa 2.2 Mampong
Mampong
and Hemang3 ReferencesOverview[edit] Duarte Pacheco Pereira, the earliest authority writing in 1505 about the Akan, referred to them by the name Quaforo, Cuffrue or Juffer, his attempt in Spanish to render the sound of Twifo. The European traders noted that the Twifo as skillful traders. These Akan were a minority group
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Asen (state)
Asen was one of several late 17th century states on the Ashantiland Peninsula. It was located south of Denkyira
Denkyira
and thus between Denkyira
Denkyira
and the coast. This led to wars between the two in the 1790s caused by Denkyira
Denkyira
wanting to maintain the trade from its realm to the coast. Sources[edit]McCaskie, T. C. " Denkyira
Denkyira
in the Making of Asante" in The Journal of African History vol. 48 (2007), no. 1, p. 1.v t eAkan states of the Ashantiland
Ashantiland
Peninsula and the Gold Coast RegionEfutu AkyemBosome Abuakwa KotokuAdanse Akuapem AkwamuTwifo-HemanAsen MankessimFanteDwabena GyaamanAbronBono Denkyira AsantemanAshanti TwiThis Ghana
Ghana
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Adansi
Adansi is the name of a distinct Ashanti language Twi-speaking tribe on the Ashantiland
Ashantiland
Peninsula, to the south of the Ashanti people. The Adansi tribe is the smaller of the two tribes inhabiting the Ashanti Region. The capital of the Adansi tribe is at Fomena. An Adansihene (king of Adansi) is still designated. The Adansi tribe has seven paramountcies namely the capital, Fomena, New Edubiase, Ayaase, Akrokyere (Akrokerri), Akrofuom, Bodwesango and Dompoase
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Efutu People
The Efutu (also called Awutu or Simpafo) are an Akanized Guang people that are the original inhabitants of present-day Ghana. They founded the coastal area about 1390 C.E. The Efutu are found in Awutu, Adina, Senya-Beraku and Winneba
Winneba
(originally called Simpa) and their main occupation is fishing. Like most Guans, they were somewhat absorbed into the greater Akan culture and adopted Akan names via annexing and military campaigns as the Akan were natural warriors. Similar to the Akuapem people of the Eastern Region of Ghana
Ghana
who are ruled by an Akan Abusua (called the Asona clan) but was originally ruled by their own Guan kings. They also have adopted (with modifications) the Fante version of some Akan institutions and the use of some Fante words in their rituals
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Gold Coast (region)
The Gold Coast was the name for a region on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa which was rich in gold and also in petroleum, sweet crude oil and natural gas
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Rulers Of Ghana
This is a list of rulers and office-holders of Ghana.Contents1 Heads of state 2 Colonial governors 3 Heads of traditional states3.1 Akan states 3.2 Ewe states 3.3 Gã (Nkran) (Accra) 3.4 Northern States4 Heads of former states 5 See alsoHeads of state[edit]Heads of State of GhanaColonial governors[edit]Governors-General of Ghana Colonial Heads of Ghana
Ghana
(Gold Coast) Colonial Heads of Danish Gold Coast Colonial Heads of Dutch Gold CoastHeads of traditional states[edit] Akan states[edit]Rulers of the Akan state of Adanse Rulers of the Akan state of Akuapem
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Akyem Kotoku
Akyem
Akyem
Kotoku describes a traditional geo-political entity in Eastern Ghana. Akyen Kotoku is one of the three independent states along with Akyem Bosome and Akyem Abuakwa that forms the Akyem
Akyem
Mansa. This nation state with a non contiguous land mass exists in the Eastern and Ashanti region of Ghana. See also[edit]Akan people List of rulers of the Akan state of Akyem
Akyem
Kotoku Rulers of Ghana Gold CoastReferences[edit]Olson, James Stuart (1996). The peoples of Africa: an ethnohistorical dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-313-27918-8
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