CULTURAL CHANGE IN AFRICA

Culture is a marker of identity. Every society has its own distinct culture or certain identifiers that makes it different from others. In this dispensation of globalization, where no country leaves in isolation and there is constant interactions and exposure to other cultures, there will sure be some form of culture integration.  In order for […]

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POPULAR CULTURE AND THE 21ST CENTURY

Culture is a large presence in any society. It influences our ethics and morals, the way that we interact with others and even the way that we think. The power that culture has on our behaviour is undeniable. Many cultures have historical origins and are based on old traditions. They also usually have a geographical […]

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THE VALUABLE AFRICAN CULTURE

The culture of a people is what marks them out distinctively from other human societies in the family of humanity. The full study of culture in all its vastness and dimensions belongs to the discipline known as anthropology, which studies human beings and takes time to examine their characteristics and their relationship to their environments. […]

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THE TABOOS OF THE SPIRIT

Laws are established to protect the citizens of a particular group of people. In other words, laws exist to protect the right of the members of a society and to ensure that they do not have to protect those rights through their own actions. The law has generally two parts, the spirit of the law […]

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THE GOOD ABOUT THE GHANAIAN CULTURE

Culture is said to be the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations. Ghanaian culture is one which is rich in heritage and has been passed down from generations to generations, it is one which is quick to embrace change when […]

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THE GHANAIAN KITCHEN

Food is central to human life regardless of where you are in the world. The Ghanaian cuisine is very much influenced by the natural possessions and surroundings of Ghana and by the local climate of the country. The existence of many rivers and lakes, the tropical, warm and rainy, weather, lead to a great evolution […]

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THE NEED TO PROMOTE THE MOTHER TONGUE

There is a new of speaking that is gradually creeping into our way of speaking which gradually affecting our language culture particularly in the city of Accra and other capital towns in Ghana. Very often you will hear families and friends in a conversation speaking Ghanaian language and mixing it up with English phrases and […]

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LANGUAGE AS A VEHICLE OF CULTURE IN GHANA

Culture according to lan Robertson is “all the shared products of society: material and non – material’’, that is the totality of learned, and socially transmitted behavior. It includes ideas, values and customs of a society culture is related with food, language, religion, education, technology, external influence, norms and values among others. Language and culture […]

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“MY FAVORITE GRANNYPA CHALLENGE” LAUNCHED IN ACCRA

Accra, Oct. 2, GNA – The National Commission on Culture (NCC) in collaboration with Los Abuelos Foundation has launched the “My Favorite GrannyPa challenge”, in Accra. The competition, which is a combination of Granny and Grandpa is to encourage the younger generation to appreciate grandparents by submitting write-ups to express the love they have for […]

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WEAR GHANA FESTIVAL

The National Commission on Culture this year organized the Wear Ghana Festival which was celebrated from February 2019 to March 2019. The celebration was under the theme “WEAR THE TALK, PROMOTE YOUR OWN”. The celebration was to help promote Ghana’s cultural heritage, local textile industry, and rewarding creativity in the fashion industry and boost economic […]

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