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Mortuaries and the Transformation of Funeral Cultures in Kwahu, Ghana

Explore how mortuaries have revolutionised funeral practices in Kwahu, Ghana, balancing tradition with modernity, and the socio-economic implications for local communities.

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African Funerals and Sociocultural Change - A Review of Momentous Transformations Across a Continent - Michael Jindra and Joël Noret - 2011

In this blog, we discuss the captioned article. The African continent, with its rich tapestry of cultures and traditions, has witnessed significant transformations in funeral practices over the centuries.

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Long Live the Dead - Changing Funeral Celebrations in Asante, Ghana - A Summary of the Book by Marleen De Witte - 2001.

Long Live the Dead: Changing Funeral Celebrations in Asante, Ghana by Marleen Witte offers a detailed exploration of Asante funeral practices, highlighting their cultural significance, complexity, and dynamism.

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Long Live the Dead - Changing Funeral Celebrations in Asante, Ghana

This is an extensive summary of the book published by Marleen de Witte - 2001.

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Remembers Group Launches First Memorialisation Platform for Ghana

International memorialisation company Remembers Group has launched Ghana’s first memorialisation platform called GhanaRemembers to preserve the memories of Ghanaian people, organisations, events and places while offering a convenient...

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Remembers Group Launches in Africa

Remembers Group, an innovative publishing company dedicated to preserving, commemorating, and celebrating the people of Sub-Saharan Africa and their cultural heritage through multinational digital memorialisation platforms, has...

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Why Funerals Are for the Living in Ghana

In Ghana, funerals transcend mere mourning ceremonies, evolving into profound cultural expressions that embody the essence of Ghanaian identity, social cohesion, and familial bonds. We want to delve into the unique characteristics...

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Language and Structure of Obituaries in Ghana

The article "A Genre Analysis of Death Announcements in Ghanaian Newspapers" by Dr. Joseph B. A. Afful published in 2010 explored the structure and linguistic features of obituaries in Ghana. It identifies a common schematic...

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