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Born Fathia Rizk  February 22, 1932  Zeitoun, Cairo  Kingdom of Egypt to a Coptic family. Later she took her husband’s last name, becoming Fathia Nkrumah, the First-First Lady of a independent Ghana of March 6, 1957.  In this picture, she’s with her first child Gamal Nkrumah.

Born Fathia Rizk February 22, 1932 Zeitoun, Cairo Kingdom of Egypt to a Coptic family. Later she took her husband’s last name, becoming Fathia Nkrumah, the First-First Lady of a independent Ghana of March 6, 1957. In this picture, she’s with her first child Gamal Nkrumah.

Yaa Asantewa Queen of Ghana (1863-1923) Barbara Higgins Bond (artist)  Queen Mother Yaa Asantewa led her nation in the last Ashanti war against the British. Her name will always be remembered because of her agitation, the return of Prempeh was converted into stirring demands for independence.

Yaa Asantewa Queen of Ghana (1863-1923) Barbara Higgins Bond (artist) Queen Mother Yaa Asantewa led her nation in the last Ashanti war against the British. Her name will always be remembered because of her agitation, the return of Prempeh was converted into stirring demands for independence.

Bevan Agyemang [portrait by James Barnor]  Bevan grew up in the heart of Harlesden which defined his irrepressible optimism to express himself through his art and style. Bevan has always looked back to his parents journey and has been heavily inspired by African photographers documenting post-independence self-representation such as James Barnor, Seydou Keita, and Malick Sidibe.

Bevan Agyemang [portrait by James Barnor] Bevan grew up in the heart of Harlesden which defined his irrepressible optimism to express himself through his art and style. Bevan has always looked back to his parents journey and has been heavily inspired by African photographers documenting post-independence self-representation such as James Barnor, Seydou Keita, and Malick Sidibe.

The Asafo people of coastal Ghana have local military companies called fante which are politically and socially active. They have flags wihic are decorated with apliqueed figurative images, identical on both sides. Their motifs serve to identify each Asafo company by giving visual form to the creed by which it wishes to be known. The British Union Jack identifies either an early age, pre independence or flags made for commercial purposes.   Ghana, 2nd quarter 20th c, silk applique, 38" x 54"

The Asafo people of coastal Ghana have local military companies called fante which are politically and socially active. They have flags wihic are decorated with apliqueed figurative images, identical on both sides. Their motifs serve to identify each Asafo company by giving visual form to the creed by which it wishes to be known. The British Union Jack identifies either an early age, pre independence or flags made for commercial purposes. Ghana, 2nd quarter 20th c, silk applique, 38" x 54"

Kwame Nkrumah,  Leader of the fight for the liberation of Ghana from the British rule and first president of the country's independence. As a ideologist leader, Nkrumah can be considered one of the fathers of Pan-A...  http://www.mytropix.com/productdetails.php?productid=78

Kwame Nkrumah, Leader of the fight for the liberation of Ghana from the British rule and first president of the country's independence. As a ideologist leader, Nkrumah can be considered one of the fathers of Pan-A... http://www.mytropix.com/productdetails.php?productid=78

Baby DeiDei dolls are an iconic collectible toy from West Africa.  They were created in the ’50s as part of the celebration of Ghana’s Independence.    These darling dollies come in an array of brightly coloured plastics.  Pink,Yellow and Blue. Please state colour when ordering.    She carries her pet bunny in one arm and a bouquet in the other … and squeaks when squeezed.

Baby DeiDei dolls are an iconic collectible toy from West Africa. They were created in the ’50s as part of the celebration of Ghana’s Independence. These darling dollies come in an array of brightly coloured plastics. Pink,Yellow and Blue. Please state colour when ordering. She carries her pet bunny in one arm and a bouquet in the other … and squeaks when squeezed.

foward ever backwards never  (When Ghana declared independence from the British Commonwealth, this became the motto for the Convention People’s Party coined by Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana.)

foward ever backwards never (When Ghana declared independence from the British Commonwealth, this became the motto for the Convention People’s Party coined by Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana.)