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Travel Ghana: Forts And Castles In Ghana

Slave Castles And Forts In Ghana TBT: If you could take an all-expense paid trip to Africa.  Where would you go? One of the must visit places in Africa is Ghana. https://africancelebs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Cape-coast-castle-tour-2019-final1.mp4 There are so many historic places to visit in Ghana. Did you know that Ghana has more than 15 Forts and 3 castles? Even though they now serve as tourist centres, they are also a reminder of the dark horrific period in Ghana’s History. ‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. I believe that imagination is stronger...

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Africa Travel: Must Visit Castles In Afrıca

 MUST VISIT CASTLES IN AFRICA “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us” As surprising as it might sound, the number of castles in Africa is more than we can imagine. Due to the colonization of Portuguese, Dutch, German and British forces and subsequent wars, many castles were built for different purposes. Here is a look at iconic castles from Africa. CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE, SOUTH AFRICA Castle of Good Hope is one of the first examples of Dutch architecture in Cape Town. It was built in the 17th century as a defense mechanism,...

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Actor Jimmy Jean-Louis visits Cape Coast Castle…

Haitian Hollywood star actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis has visited the  Cape Coast Castle where he went on an emotional journey of how slaves were transported from Africa to Europe and elsewhere in the years of slave trade. Cape Coast Castle is one of about thirty “slave castles”, or large commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa (now Ghana) by European traders. It was originally built by the Swedes for trade in timber and gold, but later used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Other Ghanaian slave castles include Elmina Castle and Fort Christiansborg. They were used to hold slaves...

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The Year of Return Ghana 2019

The Year of Return -Ghana Slavery is one brutal phenomenon associated with the centuries in the past. The only problem as to why it may preferably not be seen as a socio-economical system is that the Africans accounted for nearly 90% of the victims at this time. Countries that immensely benefited from slavery includes the Dutch, Britain, Portugal and more.  For United States of America, as many tobaccos, and cotton industrialist forced Africans and other defenceless tribes to till their soil or get killed.     SLAVE TRADE The Year of Return is a memorable milestone in the history...

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Archie Christening – Royal Baby

THE CHRISTENING OF BABY ARCHIE AND REACTIONS FROM SOCIAL MEDIA The public eye is on the Royal Family now that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released pictures. What an adorable baby! The christening took place over the weekend as Archie turned eight weeks old. It was carried out the Archbishop of Canterbury at the private chapel of Windsor Castle. The royal wedding was also held here in May 2018.     GUEST LIST Besides the parents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, 25 people consisting of family members and close friends were also there. Among the guests were Doria Ragland...

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