Contemporary practices: Ghana

Ba-an, M., Segbefia, S., Chinwe, C. & Adansi, J. 2022

‘Examining the factors influencing changes in traditional funeral rituals among Frafra subgroupings in Northern Ghana’, International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication 5:1, 9-21.

Boaheng, I. 2021

‘The impact of the covid-19 pandemic on Akan dying, death and mourning rites’ African Journal of Culture, History, Religion and Traditions, 4:1, 15-28.

van der Geest, S. 2006

Between death and funeral: mortuaries and the exploitation of liminality in Kwahu, Ghana’, Africa, 76:4, 485–501.


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