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Door Of No Return Ghana…

The videos below explain how the Door of no return in Ghana played a vital horrific role in the transatlantic Slave trade that saw the worst demeaning atrocities ever done to humanity.  Did you know there are the 3 castles and over 15 Forts located in different regions in Ghana?    As the image from Cape Coast Castle states ”May humanity never again perpetuate such injustice against humanity’ ‘Today we see a beautiful sea, our ancestors and forefathers over 400 years ago saw this same shores as source of pain,  bloodshed, tears and heartbreak’ JustinaD   https://africancelebs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Door-of-no-return...mp4   This...

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Steve Harvey In Ghana – The Year of Return

Steve Harvey Visits Ghana Broderick Stephen Harvey is a renowned veteran American TV presenter, actor, radio presenter, comedian, author and producer with an undeniable influence in the United States’ entertainment industry. His outstanding career has won him numerous legendary awards and honors in the entertainment world. Notably, he is a four-time winner of the NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, BET Humanitarian Award, 2011 BET Awards. 2013 Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2013 Marconi Award, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host – Steve Harvey among others. He is the current host of the famous...

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Ashanti Empire – Ghana History

The History Of The Ashanti Empire The  Asante, composed of small chiefdom as an ethnic subgroup of the Akan people. In the late 1600s, the Ashanti dominated the modern day Kumasi and became a very powerful clan following their tribe’s encounter with the European gold miners. The expansion can be traced to the smooth relationship between the European gold miners who consistently trade the gold of all the clans in the cities. This was the primary reason for naming the region Gold Coast. The Portuguese supplied weapons in exchange for their gold that the clan believed was of no...

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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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Happy Independence Day Ghana

Ghanaians celebrates 6th March as the colonial rule came to an end and the dawn of their independence. In 1821, the British Government took control of the British trading forts. In 1844, Fanti chiefs on the Gold Coast signed an agreement with the British that led to the colonial status for the coastal area. In 1902, the British succeeded in establishing firm control over the Ashanti region and making the northern territories a protectorate, the Kingdom of Ashanti was the  most powerful Kingdom… On 6th March, 1957, the Independence Day of Ghana was officially announced. Ghanaians celebrates 6th March as the colonial rule came to...

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