Remains of African who got enslaved in Barbados gets buried in Ghana

Remains of African who got enslaved in Barbados gets buried in Ghana

- An African slave who died after being taken in a slave ship has been returned to Ghana for burial

- The Barbados Prime Minister who was on a visit to Ghana to mark the Year of Return brought the remains

- The remains were laid to rest at the same spot that many slave ships left the shores of Ghana

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A slave from Africa who was sent to Barbados has been returned and buried in Ghana.

According to, the remains of the slave were symbolically buried at the same spot that many slave ships took off after carrying slaves from the shores of Ghana.

The remains of the African who remains unknown was brought by the Prime Minister of Barbados who was on a three-day visit to Ghana to commemorate the Year of Return.

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Chiefs and people of Assin Manso in the Central Region gladly took the remains and performed the necessary rights before laying it to rest.

Ms Mia Amor Mottley, the Prime Minister embarked on the mission with her entourage, together with Ghanaian government officials including Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Mr Kwasi Agyeman.

Assin Manso Ancestral Slaves River, where the slave ships took of back in the days, was where the deceased was buried.

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Chief of Assin Manso, Nana Ohemeng Awere V took the responsibility of receiving the remains and facilitated the successful burial ceremony.

It is reported that libation was poured along with other rituals.

Meanwhile, a blind PhD student from Ghana, Ebenezer Azameti, has been mishandled in Oxford Union debating chamber when as was dragged out by his ankle.

According to reports, Ebenezer had reserved a seat for himself at the chamber near the entrance when he decided to go out shortly before returning.

After coming back, he was denied access to the seat he had reserved and was humiliated.

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