Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language. The first permanent state in the territory of present-day Ghana dates back to the 11th century. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful was the Kingdom of Ashanti. Following over a century of native resistance, Ghana's current borders were established by the s as the British Gold Coast.
List of ethnic groups of Africa
List of ethnic groups of Africa - Wikipedia
AT midday, the heat was so palpable that it had its own color, a pulsing, iridescent yellow. I paused at a tiny market stall and bought a peeled and sliced half pineapple — sweet and juicy, not like the tart pineapples in the markets at home in Vermont. Then I stopped a young woman carrying a tray of hard-boiled eggs on her head. She took the tray down, knelt and, with a plastic bag over her hand, peeled and salted the egg for me. To complete my meal, I bought a tiny sachet of filtered water from a small boy carrying a bucket of them on his head. The market rocked with music , from hip-hop, pulsing from loudspeakers, to tribal drumming.
11 Reasons to Visit Trier, Germany at Least Once in Your Lifetime
When the radio D. Prince Adomako received a call in April from a man identifying himself as Nana Kwaku Bonsam, he hung up immediately, terrified. The man kept calling back, first from the same line, then from a series of new numbers. Adomako, 21, recalled recently. I thought he might want to put a curse on me.
After the arrival of the Romans around 17 BC and the establishment of a permanent city, Trier quickly developed to become a Roman metropolis. The ancient remnants can be visited today, including the majestic Porta Nigra gate. The plaza is encircled by well-preserved townhouses that create a mixed cityscape of Renaissance, Baroque, Classicist and late Historicist architecture overlooked by the tower of St. The red 15th-century Steipe building is another eyecatcher in this colourful mix. In the communist revolutionary Karl Marx was born in Trier.