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Africa | Ceremonial sword from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Metal with dark patina, wood handle covered with gold foil
Africa | Ghana king of the Mamprusi. Most Mamprusi live in their homeland, Mamprugu, an area of northeast Ghana. In the 18th century, the Mamprusi people organised forces to protect the trade in slaves. The Mamprusi have five chiefs under their king. | © Walter Callens
Africa | Girl adorned with traditional beads for the Dipo ceremony. Krobo, Ghana | © Anthony Pappone.
Young girl from the Krobo tribal group wearing traditional beads by Anthony Pappone photographer, via Flickr
Dipo blessings ceremony, Ghana