The Ewe are a people found primarily in three countries of West Africa, namely Ghana, Togo, and Benin. They are concentrated in southeastern Ghana east of the Volta River, in southern Togo and the southwestern portion of Benin. They are a collection of a group of people who speak Ewe as the main language, but with different dialects.
The Volta River Is The Main River System In The West African Country Of Ghana. It flows South into Ghana from Bobo Dioulasso Highlands of Burkina Faso. The main part of the river are the Black Volta, the White Volta and the Red Volta. In the Northwest, the Black Volta forms the international border between Ivory Coast, Ghana and Burkina Faso.
This is the Volta River. Volta River is the main river system in Ghana. The Volta River was named by Portuguese gold traders in Gold Coast (Ghana). It was their farthest extent of exploration before returning. Volta is Portuguese word for "twist" or "turn"). River of return" or “river of the bend”, in reference to its curved course. The river flows south into Ghana from highlands of Burkina Faso. The main parts of the river are the Black Volta, the White Volta, and the Red Volta. In the northwest, the Black
While most car accidents are the result of driver negligence, there are also a number of accidents that happen each year because of bad roads and missing or incorrect signage. There are a number of unsafe road conditions that are likely to cause accidents. Among them are potholes, missing barriers and guardrails, missing or confusing signs, uncleared ice and snow, faded or poorly painted lines, and unannounced changes in the road surface (e.g., uneven lanes).
The Volta River is the major river system in West African Country.It is located in Ghana. The origin of the Volta River is the confluence of (thus the flowing together) of the Black Volta and White Volta headstream. The Volta River flows in the three major tributaries (parts) which are the Black Volta, Red Volta, and White Volta.
Lake Volta is a man-made lake in Ghana. The Akosombo Dam, which was built immediately south of Ajena in 1961 and finished in 1965, dammed the Volta River and produced a lake that stretches upstream from the Akosombo Dam to Yapei, past the historic junction of the Black and White Volta rivers.
The government of Ghana with it leadership Nana akuffo-Addo Promised to revamp the railway sector when he is voted in power and he is doing exactly that .He took to office in 2016 and so far has invested over 600 million into the railways sector.Joe Ghartey the member of Parliament for ketan Is the Minister incharge with the railway sector.This picture you see below is a railway line which is currently ongoing in the Volta lake. Not only will the railway be revamped but rather create new railways lines to the
Ghanaian cuisine is the cuisine of the Ghanaian people. Ghanaian main dishes are organized around a starchy staple food, with which goes a sauce or soup containing a protein source. The main ingredient for the vast majority of soups and stews are tomatoes- canned or fresh tomatoes can be used. As a result, nearly all Ghanaian soups and stews are red or orange in appearance. These are some Ghanaian dishes : 1. Banku. Banku is a Ghanaian dish made from fermented corn and cassava dough. It is usually shaped in
Former president John Dramani Mahamma on his official Instagram page, posted a photo of himself dressed in a water protective gear, sat in a boat and spreads something which cannot be identified. This happened in a new community called New Powmu Tusker in the Asuogyaman Constituency. According to him his Community Engagement Programme took him there. “Feeding fingerlings in a fish (farm) cage on the Volta River, New Pormu/ Tusker in the Asuogyaman Constituency. Watch the video on my YouTube Channel, @J
An unfortunate video involving personnel of the Ghana Police Service and an unarmed civilian has went viral on social media. The police officers were engaging in a rather unprofessional manner in the video. They were assigned to assist the Northern Electricity Company of Volta River Authority to arrest customers who had illegal connections.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for the North Tongu Constituency, Hon. Okudzeto Ablakwa Samuel who is bent on making life comfortable for the people in his Constituency today, has handed over a newly built and equip CHPS compound to the chiefs and people of Nyatikpo, a village in the North Tongu Constituency. In his post today on his official Facebook page, Hon. Okudzeto said " A couple of years ago when I visited the community, I was moved by their plight, particularly pregnant women who for many years have
These Photos Of Fort Prinzenstein At Keta Will Make You Have Stories To Tell Your Children Some Day.
Keta is one of the beautiful places in Ghana. It is part of the Volta region. It is at the southern part of Volta. Fort Prinzenstein is a fort located at Keta, Ghana which was used in the slave trade some years back. Many such forts were built in Africa, but Prinzenstein is one of the few that lie east of the Volta River. Keta served as an open port until the Tema Harbour commenced its operation to the west in 1962. These photos captured so many views of the Fort. Take a look at the photos. Is that a human skull?
Africa's international boundaries were delimited and subsequently demarcated by European States following the 1884 Berlin Conference (Prescott, 1963; p1). The division of the former German colonies of Togoland, Kamerun (now Cameroon) and Tanganyika (Great Lakes Region) into British, French and Belgian Mandates after World War I was one of the most important boundary changes that took place. Prescott (1963) notes that before the European intervention “the Ewes were politically divided into about 120 subtribes
I sometimes wonder why Dr Kwame Nkrumah made a fatal mistake of declaring himself President for life and a one Party state when his political power was not even being threatened through the ballot box. I believe Nkrumah could have continued to win elections legitimately or illegitimatly for the rest of his life as evidenced by his rigging of the 1964 referendum that made Ghana a one party state with an incredulous 99.91% winning margin that had the word rigging was written all over it. What kind of devil got
Are you planning a trip for the family after Covid-19. With the stay at home and all the emotional trauma that comes with staying at home you will like to distress after the covid situation has waned. Do you need a getaway for a weekend? Are you a business looking for a fun place to chill your employees? I am going to give you some gist on places I personally visited in December 2019. So I like to relax with family after a long years work to distress and re-energize for the new year. It was a good thing I m
The Adomi Bridge which is originally called the Volta Bridge is a steel suspension bridge crossing the Volta River at Atimpoku in Ghana in West Africa. It is the first permanent bridge to span the Volta River, which drains south into the Gulf of Guinea, and is Ghana's longest suspension bridge. It provides the main road passage, just south of the Akosombo Dam, between the Eastern Region and the Volta Region of Ghana. It was opened in 1957 by Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first president. Like all infrastructure constructed
an ancient ironworking site situated within Adome (known to its inhabitants as ‘Small London’), a community located along the Volta River in Eastern Ghana.
Working an 8-5 job can be hectic! Aside that, taking care of the home and other responsibilities can add on to this stress. What better way to relax and forget all your worries than with a vacation or weekend getaway from everything in your life. Here are 5 vacation spots and weekend getaways you have to visit for a relaxing and fun experience. 1.Beige Village Resort and Spa (4-star hotel) This beautiful spa and resort, is the perfect getaway for unwinding and having fun. It is situated within the Abenoa forest
Formerly British Togoland, the Volta Region is now Ghana’s easternmost state, populated mostly by the Ewe people, who also form a majority in neighboring Togo. We wouldn’t have a chance to visit the region’s capital of Ho, or even see much of the region, as our time had grown short. But we did make it to the lake, and visited the dam which makes Volta largest natural reservoir in the world. When you read the history, and look at a map, it’s curious that the Volta Region is even part of modern Ghana at
This is the Volta River. Volta River is the main river system in Ghana. The Volta River was named by Portuguese gold traders in Gold Coast (Ghana). It was their farthest extent of exploration before returning. Volta is Portuguese word for "twist" or "turn"). River of return" or “river of the bend”, in reference to its curved course. The river flows south into Ghana from highlands of Burkina Faso. The main parts of the river are the Black Volta, the White Volta, and the Red Volta. In the northwest, the