Community

We may look at community in two senses, one geographic and the other moral. The geographic sense of community, which happens to be what most people generally have in mind when they use the term, refers to a neighbourhood, village, small town, or specific locality. Members of a community in the geographic sense may share …

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Supernaturalism

There is a strong belief, shared by all the cultures of Ghana, in the existence and influence of supernatural beings, lesser gods along with the belief in the one Supreme being. Beliefs in witchcraft and a variety of spirits, fetishes and powers, both good and bad, are also an element that is common to the …

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Our culture and national identity

Our country, Ghana is a multi ethnic, multilingual and multicultural state: it contains many ethnic groups, many languages and therefore, many cultures. There are several problems generated by the ethnically and culturally plural structure of our nation. One problem is how to weld the consistent ethnic groups into a new,certainly, larger socio-political association for the …

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AFRICAN FAMILY IN CULTURE & Development

Definitions Family: group of people related through perceived ‘blood’ ties, marriage or by adoption. Family members identify with each other and may or may not live together, May cooperate on regular or irregular basis, Could share collective interests & sentiments. The morality of the family imposes reciprocity sharing and caring for one another; loyalty & …

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