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Commemoration of 95th Birthday Celebration


The Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Madina Congregation, in collaboration with the family of Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia held a thanksgiving service at the church auditorium on  Tuesday, 22nd June 2016 in commemoration  of the 95th birthday celebration of Prof. Emeritus  J. H. Kwabena Nketia. The service was officiated by Rev. M. G. Anim-Tetey.  In attendance were the Clergy...

J. H. Kwabena Nketia Festschrift Officially Launched


J. H. Kwabena Nketia Festschrift Officially Launched Source: www.ug.edu.gh.com Emeritus Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia A Festschrift has been officially launched at the Kwame Nkrumah Complex, Institute of African Studies (IAS) in honour of Emeritus Professor J. H. Kwabena Nketia,renowned Africanist, ethno-musicologist, composer and poet, linguist and sociologist, and the first African...

J. H Nketia Delivers Lecture at University of Ghana


J.H.K. Nketia: (topic) The humanities are the premier domain in academia where competing views and values are expressed and interrogated, acting as the intellectual crucible for social transformation. Nketia reviews the formulation of research agendas in the humanities since the time he was assigned the role of Arts Coordinator for Kwame Nkrumah, contributing to political campaigns for social...

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