5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

Ghana currently has a population of about 25 million people. The country is also blessed with beautiful people from different cultural background.

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

Some traditional priests from the Ewe tribe

The country became the first African country to gain independence from its British colonial masters in 1957.

However, Ghana is one of the most prosperous countries in Africa, enjoying some political and economic stability.

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The beautiful African country is a home to many royals with abundance of resources and tens of tribal groupings.

In Ghana, there are a number of tribes with very influential background, religion and colors, yet all remain one people living peacefully with each other

In this week, Yen.com.gh brings to you 5 bad stuff people say about some ethnic groups in Ghana.

1. The Ashanti tribe

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

Beautiful Ashanti culture

The Ashantis are by far the largest tribe in Ghana said to be nearly half the population of the entire country.

It is also one of the few matrilineal societies in West Africa as a whole and are noted for their wealth of their traditional rulers (Asantehene).

The Ashanti people are famous for their skilful artwork and their trademark, the ‘Kente’ cloth. However, the Ashantis are said to be braggart, schemers and usually make profligate spending on funerals.

2. The Mole-Dagbon tribe

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

Culture display by the people of North

The Mole-Dagbon, normally referred to as Northerners could lso be the second most populous tribe in Ghana. The tribe is further divided into smaller sub-tribes, with the majority of them living mainly in the northern parts of the country.

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The Northerners as they are normally called are very skilful and productive especially with faming activities. Due to their skillful nature in terms of crafts, the Northerners have gain some level of international attention and recognition.

However, many people tag them as ‘wicked’ people who have difficulty in understanding simple matters, and therefore results to brawl to settle scores.

3. The Fante tribe

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

Some fishermen at work

The Fante tribal grouping is mainly located along the coastal regions of Ghana, and is the second largest members that make up the Akan ethnic group.

They are mainly found in Cape Coast, where many of the British colonial masters settled. Despite rapid growth and assimilation, many of the Fantes have strongly held to their traditions and culture. But many say they are only good at ‘showering’ insults and cooking spicy foods.

4. The Ewe tribe

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

The Agbaza dance by the Ewes

The Ewes are normally found in parts of Togo and and Ghana’s Volta Region. The ethnic group are said to have a very complex culture that mainly revolves around drumming.

Their kind of music and dance is said to be part of their culture where they use in cementing social bonds among members of their society.

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However, many people tag them as ‘wicked’ people who have some strange powers of killing others. In times of need, the Ewes have over a 1,000 deities to turn their attention to in order to settle matters.

5. Ga-Adangbe tribe

5 bad things people say about some tribes in Ghana

The dipo culture by the Ga-Adangbe

These people are found mainly across the Accra plains and also along the Coast. Though they are regarded as one tribe, the Ga and the Adangbe have their own unique way of expressing their culture through their dialect.

The Ga-Adangbe culture also involves around dancing and drumming among other things. However, many perceive the Ga-Adangbe people, especially their women to be very promiscuous.

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