Ashanti Region of Ghana

Bonwire Kente Village: Home of Africa’s most popular cloth

Kente is undoubtedly Africa’s most popular cloth, worn by millions across the continent. While many can attribute its origin to Ghana, not many, including Ghanaians know the exact town or village it originated from. If you have ever found yourself in that position, wondering the exact origin of Ghana’s most famous and oldest cloth, then...Read More

Atwea Mountains: Where tourism meets religion

Atwea Mountain, located in Atwea in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti region is undoubtedly one of the most famous mountains in Ghana, probably second only to the renowned Mount Afadja in the Volta region. But what makes Atwea Mountain so famous? Unlike most mountainous landscapes which are famous for their attraction of tourists,...Read More

Bragoro: How Brapue is celebrated and its significance

Bragoro, also known as Brapue, is a puberty rite performed by the Akans especially among the Ashantis. Traditionally, a young girl undergoes the Bragoro rites after experiencing her first ever menstruation, which according to the Akans signals womanhood for the young girl hence the need to undergo the puberty rites. After a young girl experiences...Read More

Abasua Prayer Camp: Atwea Mountains history and location

Abasua Prayer Camp is located on the Atwea Mountain in the Sekyere Central District of the Ashanti region and is known to be the first prayer camp established on the mountain before other Christian bodies also established various prayer camps on the mountain. Historically, Atwea Mountain was just another normal mountain in Ghana with no...Read More

KNUST Botanical Garden

The KNUST Botanical Garden is located within the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. The garden was created by the university authorities to serve two purposes; firstly to serve as a learning and research centre for the university’s agriculture students, and secondly, to serve...Read More

Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary

Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary is a predominantly bird dominated sanctuary located in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital. The facility was established in 1988 under the presidency of Acheampong to serve as a major animal reserve in the Kumasi metropolis where wildlife can be well protected from human activities that possess danger to their survival as well...Read More
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