The Untold Story of Nii Borlabi Kukubi Okanshan VI and the Oyibi Yeleyeli (festival) Importance

Oyibi is geographically located between the proverbial Katamansu and the Greater Accra regional house of chiefs at the base of the Akwapim hills which is also next to the historic Dodowa forest. The town produces the “Holy corn” meant for the celebration of Nungua Kplejoo which begins the entire Homowor festivities within the Ga-Dangme communities.Oyibi…

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Nii Borlabi Kukubi Okanshan VI, Oyibi Mantse and “Oyibi September Trouble”.

The role of traditional institutions in political change and development is the purpose of establishment of those facilities and among development practitioners, there is growing interest in the search for more ‘authentic’ and socially embedded civil society actors. Renewed interest is being shown in whether locally-based traditional institutions match this description, given their continuing importance…

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OYIBI FESTIVAL AND COVID -19: COMMUNICATION IS KEY TO RETAIN PUBLIC TRUST

Around the world, festivals, sporting events, conferences and community celebrations are being cancelled or postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Event organizers have had to make difficult decisions about how to proceed, and would-be attendees question whether they should plan to go. In many communities, mass gatherings are banned as social distancing…

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ICSD 2019

ICSD 2019 – International Conference on Sustainable Development European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 7th ICSD 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability. The Conference theme : Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education Date: 4- 5…

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WOR-LUMOR KONOR BORKETEY LAWEH TSURU XXXIII AND THE CENTER OF THE WORLD DEBATE (HIS JOURNEY TO THE EARTH CENTER OR ‘’NULL ISAND “).

When Johan Kepler, Copernicus and Galiliel Galileo pontificated some centuries ago about the universe, people ask, which country is at the center of the world?, which is the center of the Earth? , what is the middle of the world?, where is the center of the universe? , which place or country is the centre…

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WORLD WATER DAY AND THE “JOURNEY OF NU 0’6MA AROUND THE DESALINATION PLANT IN NUNGUA.

One in four children will live with water scarcity by 2040 Unicef report says climate change and conflict are intensifying risks to children of living without enough water, and that the poorest will suffer most Global development is supported by this physical evidence. One in four of the world¡¯s children will be living in areas…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GADANGME CULTURE FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH “THE JOURNEY OF NU0’6MA (NUNGUA).

Culture is a very popular subject in Ghana today. Unfortunately this subject has time and time again been trivialised. Some reduce the understanding of culture to fetishism and other archaic and anachronistic acts good perhaps only for the museum. Others consider culture to be just drumming and dancing. Some Anthropologists have however given a deeper…

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