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Ghanaians call for Fridays off as funerals take over weekends ...7 Feb 2013 ... ghanaian coffins are often built to reflect the profession or standing of the deceased. Photograph: Jack Picone/Alamy. The chance to show off your best black clothes, eat spicy giblet kyinkyinga kebabs, enjoy unlimited free drinks and perhaps meet the love of your life welcome to funerals, ghana style. Such is the love of funerals that they take up most of the weekend, and some ghanaians want to reduce the working week to make more time for them. "funerals used ...

Artful caskets of Ghana - Photo 1 - Pictures - CBS Newsfunerals are one of the most important events in ghanaian society. Frederick Nnoma-Addison, a D.C.-based journalist who comes from the West African country, says funerals in ghana are considered an investment in the memory of the deceased. "Yes, there is mourning, but we also reflect his or her good life, and celebrate," he told Seth Doane. And while a funeral lasts just a few hours, since eternity is, well, eternity, it's important to spend it in style. Credit: CBS News. These colorful ...

Funerals In Ghana & Fantasy Coffin Art - Funeral Zone17 Feb 2017 ... in the UK, people are starting to get used to the idea that funerals can be a celebration of life. But in ghana, nothing but the liveliest, most colourful celebration will do. From dancing pallbearers to fantasy shaped coffins, many ghanaians believe that the best way to honour a loved one is to throw a party. This West African country is a diverse and multi-ethnic nation. While the majority of its citizens are Christian, it's also home to many Muslims. Within this mix of religious ...

BBC News - African viewpoint: In praise of the dead30 Mar 2010 ... in our series of viewpoints from African journalists, ghanaian Elizabeth Ohene considers her considers her country's obsession with death. ... The attitude towards the dead and funerals would seem to indicate that a dead ghanaian is worth far more than a live one. For example, a man is admitted to hospital and he recovers from his ailment. ..... As written, the article conveys the idea of senseless expenditure when a family member dies. Despite appearing in this well ...

Ghanaian coffins - in pictures | World news | The Guardian7 Feb 2013 ... Amid calls for a three-day weekend in ghana to allow residents to attend more funeral parties (with the emphasis on party), here's a look at some of the country's famous customised coffins.

Ghana: Bankruptcy and burials - The Economist24 May 2007 ... SWEATinG under the weight of the coffin, red rags tied round their foreheads, the pall-bearers dip and weave through the crowd of mourners as the winged coffin soars above them, its brightly painted feathers forming a halo around the shining eyes and sharp beak. On a recent Saturday, ghana's funeral day, 67-year-old Nana Kobina Okai was buried in a multi-coloured, hand-carved, eagle-shaped coffin signifying his high social standing as the chief's brother.

Ghanaian coffins - in pictures | Ghana - PinterestAmid calls for a three-day weekend in ghana to allow residents to attend more funeral parties (with the emphasis on party), here's a look at some of the country.

Everyone is loving these dancing pallbearers in Ghana funerals ...27 Jul 2017 ... When we die, this is how we want to be seen off - in style. Families in ghana are increasingly hiring dancing pallbearers to help them celebrate the lives of...

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