If the hernia kills its host, where will it go?– Mamprusi Proverb
If the fish says that the crocodile’s eyes are paining him, it’s the truth.– Mamprusi Proverb
Who are the Tampulma? The Tampulma (or Tampolensi or Tamprusi) are a minority ethnic group primarily concentrated just west of the White Volta River around the town of Daboya. They share their land with the majority Gonja people and have unfortunately been in the news often over that last few years due violent clashes over […]
After a recent visit to Tongo Hills with some photographer friends, William penned this article for IMB.org about animal sacrifice and ritual in West African traditional religion.
However hot the iron is, it’s gonna cool.
In a little nook on the north side of Nalerigu’s market sit two men – brothers – who are the town’s gbanzaba, or leatherworkers. Just twenty years ago there were a lot more leatherworkers and they had a lot more diverse work to do. Then the plastic bags, second-hand Western clothes and cheap Chinese products started […]
January 28, 2018 was an exciting day in Nalerigu. Mr. Robert Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana, paid us a visit with his wife and an entourage of embassy representatives. Among them was Mr. Jimmy Mauldin and his wife, both former missionaries at the Baptist Medical Centre. Jimmy served as the BMC Administrator for several years […]
You may skip over the genealogies of Christ in the gospels, but to some people and cultures they can be very significant. Learn about the Mamprusi people’s traditions in regards to their king’s genealogy.