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DID ASHANTIS MIGRATE FROM A HOLE NEAR BEKWAI?

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Socratinus
Date:
2003-04-01 08:32:15


Some inhabitants of present Ghana had ancestors linked with the medieval Ghana. This can be traced down to the Mande and Voltaic people of Northern Ghana--Mamprussi, Dagomba and the Gonja. Anecdotal evidence connected the Akans to this great Empire. The evidence lies in names like Danso shared by the Akans of present Ghana and Mandikas of Senegal/Gambia who have strong links with the Empire. There is also the matrilineal connection. ...

If the above is correct, why were we taught in the primary level that they came from a hole in Bekwai? We were taught lies from the begining of our search for knowledge and I believe it must change now and history re-written.
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