Ashanti Region of Ghana
Bonwire Kente Village

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
Abasua Prayer Camp at Atwea Mountains PHOTO: See Africa

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

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
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