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The emergence of Yani Gates

The emergence of the Yani gates is a pivotal era in the history of Dagbon. It is the beginning and the birthplace of the...

The Story of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II (1945–2002)

Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II (1945–2002) was the King of Dagbon, the traditional kingdom of the Dagomba people in northern Ghana, from 31 May 1974 until his assassination on...

What You Must Know About the Mamprusi People, Eldest of the Mole-Dagbani Ethnic Group

Mamprusi also known as Mamprugu are Mole-Dagbani speaking ethnic group of people found mostly in the northern and upper east regions of Ghana and northern...

The Reigns of Yaa Naa Bukari and Ya Naa Abdulai II

Yaa Naa Abdulai II (1920-1938) In 1920, after the defeat of Germany, the British administration allowed the reunification of Dagbon and the enskinment of a...

The Story of Yaa Naa Mahama II (1938-1948)

After the death of Yaa Naa Abdulai II, four chiefs announced their candidature for Yani. They were Yaa Naa Abdulai’s regent - Gbon Lana...

The Life of Yaa Naa Abdulai III (1954-1967)

Yaa Naa Mahama III's Gbon Lana Abduali ascended Yani under the skin name Yaa Naa Abdulai III. His ascension to the Skins of Yani upset...

The Partition of Dagbon: Ya Naa Alasani (1899 to 1917)

Upon his ascension to Yani, Ya Naa Alasani enskinned his uncle Korli Naa Bukari Narkaw to the now vacant skin of Karaga. Ya Naa...

The Partition of Dagbon – Ya Naa Alasani (1899 to 1917)

Upon his ascension to Yani, Ya Naa Alasani enskinned his uncle Korli Naa Bukari Narkaw to the now vacant skin of Karaga. Ya Naa...

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30 History’s Greatest Black Achievers: Black power (Part 2)

From Martin Luther King Jnr in the USA to Nelson Mandela in South Africa, history is never complete without such names popping up. Today we are going to look at the part 1 of our compilation of History's greatest black achievers.
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30 History’s Greatest Black Achievers: Black power (Part 1)

From Malcolm X in the USA to Nkrumah in Ghana, history is never complete without such names popping up. Today we are going to look at the part 1 of our compilation of History's greatest black achievers

The fearless Botswana leader who stood up against Paul Kruger in the 1860s and refused to let his people do unpaid labor

Kgamanyane Pilane was born in the 1820s in Pilanesberg, near present-day Rustenburg among the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela people of the North-West...

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30 History’s Greatest Black Achievers: Black power (Part 2)

From Martin Luther King Jnr in the USA to Nelson Mandela in South Africa, history is never complete without such names popping up. Today we are going to look at the part 1 of our compilation of History's greatest black achievers.

30 History’s Greatest Black Achievers: Black power (Part 1)

From Malcolm X in the USA to Nkrumah in Ghana, history is never complete without such names popping up. Today we are going to look at the part 1 of our compilation of History's greatest black achievers