Ghana is a populous ethnically diverse country with over 100 ethnic groups living in Ghana. Ghanians come from six main ethnic groups: the Akan (Ashanti and Fanti), the Ewe, the Ga-Adangbe, the Mole-Dagbani, the Guan, and the Gurma. The culture of Ghana differs from one ethnic group to another.
How many culture do we have in Ghana?
The People. There are over 100 ethnic groups living in Ghana. The largest are Akan, Moshi-Dagbani, Ewe, and Ga. The Ashanti tribe of the Akan are the largest tribe and one of the few societies in West Africa where lineage is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors.
What are the cultural values in Ghana?
Among the values represented by fairafric are justice, friendliness, respect, honesty and solidarity. Many of these values also have a central significance in Ghana. With the help of the World Value Survey we would like to share five important values of the Ghanaian society with you.
What are Ghanaian people known for?
Ghana became powerful and wealthy from trading in gold and were pioneers in making contact with Europeans. Although they were given a run for their money by many other kingdoms that make up modern Ghana, the Ashanti were able to maintain control over the coastal area for many years.
What language do Ghanaians speak?
English Ghana/Official languages Ghana is a highly multilingual developing nation in West Africa. It has a population of over 25 million people with different ethnic groups. Ghana has about 50 indigenous languages (Dakubu, 1996), and the major ones are Akan, Ewe, Ga, Dagaare, and Dagbani, with English as the official language.