Articles by Maani

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I HAVE COME TO THE REALIZATION THAT DANCING IS PART OF MY CULTURE

Northern Heritage is pleased to have an interaction with Mr. Abdul Basit Mohammed who is a traditional dancer. He comes from Lamashegu traditional area, he is a chief linguist and popularly known as Lamashegu Diema Naa Wulana. He is a pass

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MY EXPERIENCE IN DAGBONG (HOME)

One vital thing I quickly had to learn in a hard way, which was peculiar with northern people was squatting – and I mean squatting to greet. I was born and bred in Ashaiman – Accra that is the society I am well acc

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THE ANUFO KNOWN AS THE PEOPLE OF CHAKOSI

The Anufo popularly known as Chakosi, are Kwa-Speaking Akan group of Togo, Ghana and Benin. They refer to themselves as Anufo “the people of Anu”, a reference to their original homeland in anu, ivory coast.


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THE PEOPLE OF YENNU, THE BIMOBA ETHNIC GROUP

The Bimoba tribe also known as Gurma ethnic group can trace its origin to the former Mali kingdom. The tribe later became part of the Songhai empire after attaining it independence from Mali in 1439. They are scattered across Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali as a result of war

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REMARKABLE EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF DAGBONG: “THE ADIBO WAR”.

In the 19th century, exactly 124years ago warriors of mole Dagbong wage a war against heavenly armed German colonial servants, Schutztruppe and Askari who were accompanying lieutenant Valwntin von Massow on his way to the village of Adibo. They were on a mission to conquer the Dagbong kingdo