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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Ghana: 1. Are people of the Akims ethnic group in Ghana likely to speak Twi and/or Hausa? 2. Are these languages likely to have different accents according to where a person originates from or has been living? 3. Do any ethnic groups in South Africa speak Twi and/or Hausa? 4. Are police in Ghana likely to assist a homosexual who has been the subject of an assault? Would they investigate the death of a homosexual who died due to injuries received during an assault?

6 October 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Widowhood rites performed by the Akan people, particularly for chiefs and sub-chiefs; whether the widow has to marry the customary successor of the sub-chief and consequences for refusal (2004-2006)

12 July 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana : information sur les rites de veuvage pratiqués par le peuple akan, surtout en ce qui concerne les chefs et les sous-chefs; information indiquant si la veuve doit épouser le successeur coutumier du sous-chef et les conséquences qu'entraîne le refus (2004-2006)

12 July 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Information on fetish called Akwasi-Akwasi in the Akan tribe, including whether the position of the fetish priest is hereditary by eldest nephew upon the priest's death, and the consequences of refusing the position

3 May 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana : information sur un fétiche de la tribu Akan appelé Akwasi-Akwasi, y compris de l'information indiquant si la fonction de prêtre fétiche est héréditaire et transmise à l'aîné des neveux du prêtre après sa mort; information sur les conséquences liées à un refus de la fonction

3 May 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Succession of chiefs among the Akan, in particular, the Sunyani traditional area including the name of the current chief and how long he has been ruling

26 June 2001 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Whether females can be appointed or ascend to the position of chief in the Asante (Asanti/Ashanti/Ashante) subgroup of the Akan, in particular the Aduana lineage; circumstances under which this could happen

1 September 2000 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Côte d'Ivoire: Marriage customs among Akan Christians, arrangements for the marriages of daughters, dowries, marriage ceremonies, age of marriage and exposure of educated women to forced marriages

1 December 1998 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Information on the Akan custom of Asiwa and on whether a husband provides a dowry when he marries

1 August 1997 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Ghana: Information on the traditional customary inheritance of the Akan tribe regarding property, both realty and personalty, and whether the practice is different with the Akan of the Brong Ahafo region

1 August 1997 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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