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4 Questions Answered: Bolga Fan History

 A tale is told of a great civilization that existed two centuries ago. On the coast of the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, a very rich kingdom was formed. The Kingdom of Ashanti. It was established by the Asantehene Osei Tutu I. Ruler after ruler in order of succession, they formed bigger kingdoms and expanded their borders for about 200 years, until the British took over. What makes Ghana so special is that today, it is one of the leading countries of Africa, partly because of its considerable natural wealth and partly because it was the first black African country south of the Sahara to achieve independence from colonial rule. The availability of gold in the area got Ghana the name ‘The...

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How African Mud Cloth Colors Represent the Spirit and Culture of Africa

How African Mud Cloth Colors Represent the Spirit and Culture of Africa The old days… I have always believed that Black and white creates a strange dreamscape that color never can. When we think back to the days when life was simpler, we may dream of a time when everything was in black and white, just like the classics, such as Charlie Chaplin’s Silent Movie production, that made him one of the most well-known and beloved actors of all time. Source His films gained exponential admiration around the world, and even though he was born in London in 1889, he gained United States citizenship in 1952. The colors black and white in film then, was the dominant theme in visual productions. Before TV was...

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