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Konkomba of northern Ghana

David Tait

Konkomba of northern Ghana

by David Tait

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Published by Published for the International African Institute and the University of Ghana by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Konkomba (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] David Tait; edited from his published and unpublished writings by Jack Goody. Foreword by Daryll Forde.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576052M
    OCLC/WorldCa14141713

    Politics of Social Change in Ghana The Konkomba Struggle for Political Equality “That all Konkomba Should Henceforth Unite”—Ethnic Politics and the Use of Violence in Northern Ghana, – Benjamin Talton With Ghana's colonial and postcolonial politics as a backdrop, this book explores the ways in which historically. Ghana is considered one of the success stories of West Africa. Its government is relatively stable and the widespread use of English, as part of its colonial heritage, gives it easier access to the world at large. If Ronaldo and Rossana Lidorio were expecting a lightly Westernised African state when they went to the north of Ghana as missionaries such preconceptions were soon .

    The Tamale Metropolis is located at the centre of the Northern Region of Ghana. It lies between latitudes 9º 16‟ and 9º 34‟ North and longitudes 0º 36‟ and 0º 57‟ West. It is one of the 20 districts in the Northern Region and occupies approximately km sq. which is 13% of the total area of the Northern Region. The introduction situates Ghana within a global context, emphasizing its regional and international place in world history and politics, in culture and sports, and in the ongoing process of national development and its meanings for the country’s citizens and foreigners.

      Covering years of Ghana's history, The Ghana Reader provides a multitude of historical, political, and cultural perspectives on this iconic African nation. Whether discussing the Asante kingdom and the Gold Coast's importance to European commerce and transatlantic slaving, Ghana's brief period under British colonial rule, or the emergence of its modern . They are farmers and many Konkomba are migrant farmers who have spread out into other areas of Ghana. The Konkomba are said to have originated from the Yendi area, but were driven north and south to their present locations by the Dagomba. The Dagomba had horses and were stronger so this was easily accomplished.


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London, Published for the International African Institute and the University of Ghana by the Oxford University Press, [,c] (OCoLC)   Edited From His Published and Unpublished Writings by Jack Goody. DOI link for The Konkomba of Northern Ghana. The Konkomba of Northern Ghana book. Edited From His Published and Unpublished Writings by Jack Goody.

By David Tait. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: David Tait. Konkomba Dancer from Saboba,Northern Ghana THE Konkomba (also known as Komba) people are hardworking agrarian and warlike Gurma-speaking ethnolinguistic group living in north-eastern half of the Republic of Ghana's 'Northern Region and across the border in the adjacent territory of Kara region, north of Kabou in : Kwekudee.

The Konkomba are friendly towards Christianity but the church has made little impact outside the area of Saboba.

The early census showed that of the districts over have no Christian witness. Prayer Points * Scripture Prayers for the Konkomba in Ghana.

Of Northern Ghana Cardinall, Allan W, Some Random Notes On The Customs Of The Konkomba, Journal of the African Society V18 N69 Oct Parsons, D St. John, More Legends of Northern Ghana Longmans (also Legends of Northern Ghana) Dagomba (includes: The Fire Festival, Moli Dagbani Empire, Kakara - Pin Konkomba).

The Konkomba language has several dialects, including, but not limited to, Lichaboil, Ligbeln, Likoonli, Limonkpeln and Linafeel.

[3] [4] The dialects of Konkomba emerged because different families and groups settled together and adopted unique pronunciation and vocabulary patterns, forming what could be called uniform dialect ge family:.

Tait, David () The Konkomba of Northern Ghana (London: Oxford University Press). Google Scholar Tamakloe, E. F., () ‘Mythical and Traditional History of Dagomba’, reprinted in A.

W Cardinall (ed.) () Tales Told in Togoland (London: Oxford University Press).Cited by: the University of Ghana provides background information on the conflict between the Nanumba and the Konkomba: Most of the conflicts in Northern Ghana have been between ethnic groups that regard themselves as indigenous, and others that historically invaded and established the traditional kingdoms of the North.

Secondary Funeral Rituals among the Konkomba The subject of the article is a description, analysis and interpretation of the course of secondary funeral rituals among the Konkomba people from northern Ghana on an example of the Bichabob tribe in the villages of Na-longni, Sobib and Kumwateek, inhabited by the clans of Nalatiib, Sobibti.

dagomba and konkomba resistance to german colonization of northern ghana Presentation (PDF Available) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Coming across Professor Awedoba’s book, An Ethnographic Study of Northern Ghanaian Conflicts: Towards a Sustainable Peace, at an EPP bookstore was therefore one of the best things that happened to me last year.

The book, which is supported by CIDA, USAID and DFIF, is worth the price of GH¢30 I paid for it. (ebook) Konkomba of Northern Ghana () from Dymocks online store. Originally published in this book made available for.

says it means “a very heavy, large, or learned book.” I do believe that this book qualifies. And if the size is not enough to make it a tome, look at the title: The Impact of Vernacular Bible Translation on the Dabomba and the Konkomba of Northern Ghana in the Light of Lamin Sanneh’s Conception of Mission as Translation.

Konkomba YOUTH for N.P.P, Saboba, Northern, Ghana. 1K likes. Seeking to bring the good works of the N.P.P in Kikpakpang Explaining the N.P.P Governments's policies better to Followers: "By analyzing the variegated history of relations between the Konkomba, a traditionally chiefless society in Northern Ghana, and politically dominant neighboring chiefdoms, the author offers a stimulating discussion of ethnicity as an instrument of both domination and resistance, and of the ambivalent role of custom, tradition and chieftaincy.

THE HISTORICAL CLAIMS AND THE POLITICS OF MISINFORMATION ABOUT KONKOMBAS IN Kenneth relationship between chieftaincy, land ownership and the issues of inter-ethnic exclusion present another labyrinth of causes and events that have underscored all the ethnic wars in northern Ghana especially among my tribe (konkombas).

1 Talton, B. “Politics of social Change in Ghana: The Konkomba struggle for Political equality”, (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ). 2 Awedoba, A. “An ethnographic study of northern Ghanaian conflicts: towards sustainable peace (Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers, ). 3 Mohammed, Tinab, “Role of traditional authorities in ethnic conflict management and.

between members of the Konkomba and Nanumba ethnic groups inand in the Nanumba districts (congruent with the Nanumba Traditional Area of Nanun), in the Northern Region of Ghana.

Each lasted for only a few days, but left thousands of civilians dead. These were the most intense outbursts. from book Ethnicity in Ghana: The civil war in northern Ghana: the genesis and escalation of a ‘tribal’ conflict The outbreak of the Dagomba and Konkomba conflict in.

The Konkomba and their neighbours in the pre-European period up to a study in inter-ethnic relations in northern Ghana by Cliff S. Maasole; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Konkomba (African people), History. Konkomba People of Ghana and Togo.

Konkomba People can be found in Ghana and Togo, they are part of the Gur speaking people and also they can be found in Northern Region, Brong Ahafo and other regions with a significant populations in these regions including the Kara in Togo and Central Region. According to Anthropologist.