Prof. Botchway to speak at 3rd National Rastafaria conference in Accra

A Professor in History at the University of Cape Coast, Prof DeValera Botchway is due to deliver the keynote address at the 3rd National Rastafari Conference in Ghana organized by the Rastafari Council of Ghana on Saturday, March 10. The theme for the conference is “Intra African Trade for Sustainable Development.”

The conference takes place at the Musicians Union of Ghana office in Accra. The conference is expected to be attended by Rastafari from around the country and other parts of the world.
The special guest of honor is Ras Thau Thau Haramanuba, President of the Rastafari United Front in South Africa.
Representatives of various Rastafari organizations in Ghana such as the Ethiopian World Federation, Twelve Tribes of Israel and Baafikrom Nyahbingi House and the Judgement Yard in Nima.
The two previous conferences were addressed by Nana Kobina Nketia V, Omanhene of Essikadu Traditional Area and Prof Horace Campbell, the Kwame Nkrumah Chair for the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon.
According to the Administrator of the Rastafari Council of Ghana, Royal Moses Kofi Asante, the conference will also feature breakout sessions where topics like The Role of Rastafari in intra African Trade, The Role of Traditional Authorities in Repatriation will be discussed.
He added that in the evening, a musical show will take place at Akuma Village which will feature surprise guest performances. DJs on rotation will be DJ Nature Won and Ras Nene with Culture B, Popo Kali and Naptali Ruff Ringo as MCs.

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