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  • Author:
    Anthony Ephirim-Donkor
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Anthony Ephirim-Donkor.

Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. Kingship or chieftaincy disputes in Ghana may begin as rivalry among members of the same family, The Making of An African King is a study examining the causes of the kingship internecine struggle among the Effutu by exploring the two traditional systems of succession, the patrilineal and the matrilineal, among the Effutu (Awutu-abe), and how best to end political violence. Kingship or chieftaincy disputes in Ghana may begin as rivalry among members of the same family, or when ineligible elders are elected caretaker kings because of their invaluable services to a royal family.

The patrilineal Otuano Royal Family sued the Acquah faction and proponents of matrilineal succession in 1976, seeking confirmation of their inalienable right as the sole kingmakers of Simpa, and also for the court to place perpetual injunction on the Acquahs never to interfere in the royal.

Anthony Ephirim-Donkor is assistant professor and undergraduate director of Africana Studies at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Dr. Ephirim-Donkor teaches African and African Diaspora religions and cultures. He is also known as Nana Dr. Obrafo Owom, the traditional ruler (Odikro) of Gomoa Mprumem, an Akan town in Ghana.

Print version: Ephirim-Donkor, Anthony. Making of an African king. Material Type: Document, Internet resource. This book is a study examining the causes of the kingship internecine struggle among the Effutu by exploring the two traditional systems of succession, the patrilineal and the matrilineal among the Effutu (Awutu-abe), and how best to end political violence.

By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009. Ghana is infamous for chieftaincy succession struggles

By Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. Pp. ix, 224; bibliography, index, glossary. Ghana is infamous for chieftaincy succession struggles. The author states in the Preface that he focuses on "kingship internecine struggle. and uses them as a paradigm for resolving conflicts politically" (p. vii).

The Making of an African King : Patrilineal and Matrilineal Struggle among the Awutu (Effutu) of Ghana. by Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. These disputes may begin as rivalries among eligible candidates, or when ineligible candidates are elected caretaker kings due to their invaluable services to a royal family. However, upon the demise of the caretaker rulers, sometimes their descendants refuse to cede power, thus creating protracted and sometimes violent power struggles. Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. African Religion Defined: A Systematic Study of Ancestor Worship Among the Akan.

Patrilineal and Matrilineal Struggle Among the ?wutu (Effutu) of Ghana. By: Anthony Ephirim-Donkor. Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. And it doesn't matter what device you have. Read all your eTextbooks on any laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

This book is a study examining the causes of the kingship internecine struggle among the Effutu by exploring the two traditional systems of succession, the patrilineal and the matrilineal among the Effutu (Awutu-abe), and how best to end political violence. Saved in: Bibliographic Details. Main Author: Ephirim-Donkor, Anthony.

The Making of an African King examines the source of the kingship struggle in Winneba, Ghana as seen by colonial administrators, and the final court ruling in June 2013 between the patrilineal Otuano Royal Family against the non-royal Acquah faction that favors matrilineal system of succession practiced by the Akan.