Location: Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo Capital: Accra Climate: tropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands Population: 25,758,108 (2014 est.) Ethnic Make-up: Akan 45.3%, Mole-Dagbon 15.2%, Ewe 11.7%, Ga-Dangme 7.3%, Guan 4%, Gurma 3.6%, Grusi 2.6%, Mande-Busanga 1%, other tribes 1.4%, other 7.8% (2000 census) Religions: Christian 68.8% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 24.1%, Protestant 18.6%, Catholic 15.1%, other 11%), Muslim 15.9%, traditional 8.5%, other 0.7%, none 6.1% (2000 census) Government: constitutional democracy Different sources give different figures for the number of languages of Ghana.This is because of different classifications of varieties as either languages or dialects.The zoo keeper After the hunt, the man loses his motivation to do the same things he used to capture his woman. In Ghana, a man is expected to be strong and not show emotions. He believes that by suppressing his emotions he makes himself unpredictable and in control of the relationship.
He gives the woman no breathing space as he keeps his foot on the pedal.
After his capture, he puts his woman into a cage and becomes a zoo keeper. He tends to separate his behaviour from his emotions.
Over the years, bride price has changed / evolved from family to family.
There are some commonalities, which can be found in most families.
As with many ex-colonies in Africa, the official language of Ghana is the colonial language, English.
Nine languages have the status of government-sponsored languages: Akan, Dagaare/Wale, Dagbane, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, Nzema.
This is presented with some amount of money or could be just money.
The knocking then has to be accepted during the ceremony.
In a similar way after marriage, the Ghanaian man shifts his attention to his work because for him success at work makes him a better lover.
His focus is to put food on the table and take good care of his wife. He has no time for me." In all these cases the man acted as a hunter then as zoo keeper. The interest you show in his work and the encouragement you give makes him a better love.
I had a chat with one of my Aunties to find out exactly what goes into the bride price for our family (GA by the way) and according to her this was the list presented to my cousin who was getting married then to a Fante man. This is a traditional drink, which is meant to ask permission before speaking to an elderly person in the brides house.