Ghana got it’s name from the ‘Ancient Empire of Ghana’, that existing between 830 and 1235 AD, located in Southeastern Mauritania and Western Mali. In 1957 the British Empire ‘Gold Coast’ gained its independance and named itelf Ghana.

The Culture of Ghana is the life and history of its different tribal /ethnic groups. The Akan, Mole-Dagbon, Ewe, Ga-Dangme, Guan, Gurma, Gurunsi, Mande-Busanga, Hausa, Zabarema and Fulani.

  • Ewe
    Ewe Tribe people are found in South East Ghana, Southern  Togo, Benin and South West Nigeria.
  • Lobi
    The Lobi are found in the North west of Ghana.
  • Ashanti
    The Ashantis inhabit the central and Southern Ghana.
  • Dagomba
    Dagombas created by a group of invaders who entered the lands from the north east around the 13th century.
  • Ga
    The Ga- Adagmes migrated from Nigeria through Benin and Togo, settling on the coast of Ghana around the 13th Century.
  • Dagaaba
    Found in the North of Ghana and Burkina Faso.
  • Kasena Nankeni
    Found in the Upper East of Ghana.
  • Sisaala
    Found in the North West of Ghana.

Ghanaian Music Scene
The music scene in Ghana over the last 100 years: