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Why do akans call God Ototrobonsu?

Last Updated: 29th March, 2021

The first president of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, was not originally called Kwame. He chose Kwame because Akans called God Kwame. It was a means of creating an awesome myth around himself and to be feared.

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Consequently, what is Akan religion?

Akan religion comprises the traditional beliefs and religious practices of the Akan people of Ghana and eastern Ivory Coast. Although most Akan people have identified as Christians since the early 20th century, Akan religion remains practiced by some, and is often syncretized with Christianity.

Similarly, where did the akans originated from? Ghana

Likewise, people ask, what do Ghana call God?

Asante Akans in Ghana calls God Oyankropon and many others.

How do you say God in Twi?


  • Awurade.
  • Nyame.
  • Ɔb?ade?
  • Otweduamp?n.
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