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Ghanaian weddings

The proposal

THE PROPOSAL The Ghanaian traditional wedding ceremony begins long before the actual celebration; precisely when the couple agrees to wed.   This is usually without the fanfare of modern (sometimes public) proposals, although one can argue that this is more egalitarian than the man-taking-a-knee model. It is supposed to be an agreement of two hearts and minds. Although, many couples have recently adopted the Western style where the man proposes on one knee.   So you and your love have decided to get married. What's the next step? After informing both sets of parents, the next step is the knocking....

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