A wedding in Ghana can be very elaborate or simple, and may be part of a colourful celebration in Ghana’s modern marriage tradition. In Ghanaian modern marriage, couples may have completed customary marriage rites or celebrations before a wedding. The … Continue reading Wedding in Ghana — Elaborate, Simple, Colourful
Longtime lovebirds, Paa Kwasi Edusei and Cynthia Ajao exchanged wedding vows before a thousand guests and family at a colourful wedding ceremony, held Saturday August 1, in Sakumono near Tema. The young couple disclosed that they are marrying formally after dating for seven years. The wedding was preceded by a Ghanaian customary marriage ceremony earlier on that morning in the home of Cynthia’s parents near the Spintex Road. The couple’s parents and friends expressed profound joy that the relationship of the lovely pair has matured into marriage. Continue reading The Wedding of Paa Kwasi Edusei & Cynthia Ajao
The state of a marriage relationship affects virtually all aspects of a couple’s lives and health, including mental and physical well-being. People who are happily married are found to have stronger immune systems that prevent infections more effectively than than … Continue reading 9 Tips for a Happy Marriage from Psychology
Really, none by itself is better than the other. Whether you should have a church wedding or a court wedding depends on what you want for your wedding (and what you can afford). That’s a choice many young people who are preparing for a wedding may have to make. And in making that choice, it helps very much when they have adequate information on the options available to them. So, in this blog post, Labone Express brings up the features one can find with each option, to help couples who are planning their weddings decide what they want to have. … Continue reading A Church Wedding or Court Wedding: Which Is Better?
A young bride wore kente blouse with slit maxi skirt and a silk head kerchief, and sat on a wooden stool at the side of her paternal uncle. She looked downwards as he asked her, for the third time [in … Continue reading A Description of Ghanaian Customary Marriage
Are you thinking of marrying in Ghana? Here are some tips to guide you. There are three legal forms of marriage in Ghana: the Customary, the Islamic and the Ordinance. Customary marriage in Ghana is a kind of marriage between a man and a woman, and involves performance of certain local customs. There are as many variations of the custom as the ethnic groups there are in Ghana. Two things common to the various customs are: a gathering of the extended families of the couple; and payment of a bride-price to the bride’s parents. Customary marriages are potentially polygynous: a … Continue reading 3 Ways to Marry in Ghana—Legally!