Tag Archives: Homowo

Ga Mashie celebrates homowo in grand style [Photos]


The people of Ga Mashie in the Greater Accra Region on Saturday celebrated their annual Homowo festival in grand style. The festival which means “hooting at hunger” was characterised by several activities such as the pouring of libation by the traditional authorities and the sprinkling of their traditional food; “Kpokpoe” amidst gunshots, singing and drumming. Led by the chief of ...

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Ga Mashie to celebrate Homowo festival today

File photo: Traditional authority preparing to sprinkle Kpokpoe

The people of Ga Mashie will today celebrate the annual Homowo festival in Accra. Homowo which means “hooting at hunger” is usually preceded by a month long ban on noise making and drumming in the capital city, Accra. It begins with the sowing of millet by the traditional priests in May every year. The festival is organized at varying times ...

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Homowo: Nii Kotei Dzani calls for peace in Ga-Dangme state


Entrepreneur and council of State Member, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, has congratulated Chiefs and people of the Ga-Dangme State, home and abroad, and all inhabitants of the Ga-Dangme communities on the celebration of this year’s Homowo festival. The business mogul however expressed worry that due to the several disputes within the Ga Dangme state, this year’s Homowo like many others ...

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Ban on noise-making takes effect today


The ban on drumming and noise-making in the Ga traditional area starts today. The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, announced this after a meeting with the Regional Security Council, religious leaders and the Ga Traditional Council. The meeting, among others, recommended that during the period of the ban, the usual form of worship in churches should be ...

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