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Adinkra Cultural Symbols of the Asante people

Funerals in Ghana

Ghana History at a Glance

Ghana Museums and Monuments Board
From the website: “The Ghana Museums and Monuments Board (GMMB) is the legal custodian of Ghana’s material cultural heritage (movable and immovable heritage). The mission of the GMMB is to acquire, protect, conserve and document the Nation’s movable and immovable material cultural heritage for posterity, for the purposes of research and education of the public.”

Ghana National Commision on Culture
From the website: “The National Commission on Culture was established in 1990 by Provisional National Defense Council Law 238 to manage from a holistic perspective, the Cultural life of the country. In the execution of the aforementioned, the National Commission on Culture is enjoined, among other things, to promote the evolution of an integrated National Culture, supervise the implementation of programmes for the preservation, promotion and representation of Ghana tradition and values; and perform such other functions as may be prescribed by government.”

History of Accra – The Accra Metropolitan Assembly

Northern Ghana Culture
From the website: “Experiencing the Northern Region of Ghana through individual stories”

Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Infobank
From the website: “Official Online Repository of Information About the Life & Accomplishments of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah – The First President of Ghana and a leader in the campaign for Pan-Africanism.”

President Jerry John Rawlings
From the website: “The official website of the Office of Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, Former President of the Republic of Ghana. This website is also an online resource centre in progress with a profile of J.J. Rawlings; selected speeches and statements; video and picture galleries; policies, actions and initiatives implemented; quotes and speech excerpts.”

Public Records and Archives Administration Department (PRAAD)
From the website: “PRAAD can best be described as the memory of our nation’s collecting and preserving Ghana Government records that reflect on our history, culture and identity. Our collection traces events and decisions that have shaped the nation and the lives of Ghanaians from pre-colonial times to modern day Ghana. Visitors are welcome to explore our collection, online or in person, to learn more. In addition to preserving our history, culture and national identity, PRAAD plays a key role in helping to ensure that the Government of Ghana and its ministries, departments and agencies are effective and accountable to the people.”

The John A. Kufuor Foundation
From the website: “The John A. Kufuor Foundation envisions the establishment of peaceful, well-governed and economically sustainable societies in Ghana and Africa, and recognizes the inter-linkages of leadership, governance and development. It affirms leadership as a critical element and a prime determinant of a nation’s development. Hence, the Foundation seeks to promote effective leadership as the catalyst for good governance, and socioeconomic development through advocacy, programmatic interventions and strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations and institutions.”

The National Archives (UK)
From the website: “We are the official archive and publisher for the UK government and guardians of over 1,000 years of iconic national documents.”

U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian
From the website: “The Office of the Historian is responsible, under law, for the preparation and publication of the official documentary history of U.S. foreign policy in the Foreign Relations of the United States series. In addition, the Office prepares policy-supportive historical studies for Department principals and other agencies.”