When did Ghana convert to Christianity?

When did Ghana convert to Christianity?

15th century
The arrival of the Europeans in 15th century into the then Gold Coast brought Christianity to the land. There were many different cultural groups across the West African region who were practicing different forms of spirituality.

What was Ghana’s original religion?

Akan religion comprises the traditional beliefs and religious practices of the Akan people of Ghana and eastern Ivory Coast. Akan religion is referred to as Akom (from the Twi word akom, meaning “prophecy”).

What percentage believe in God in Ghana?


All Christian 63%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 21%
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 94.5% 33th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 5% 111th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 304,010 14th out of 230

How do Ghanaians call God?

Nyame (or Onyankopon) is the God of the Akan people of Ghana. His name means “he who knows and sees everything” and “omniscient, omnipotent sky god” in the Akan language.

Is Ghana corrupt?

Even though corruption in Ghana is relatively low when compared to other countries in Africa, businesses frequently quote corruption as an obstacle for doing business in the country. Corruption in Ghana is comparatively less prevalent than in other countries in the region.

Is Ghana a religious country?

Religion of Ghana. More than one-half of the population is Christian, about one-fifth is Muslim, and a small segment adheres to the traditional indigenous religions.

Is Ghana a free country?

Ghana is a sovereign country in West Africa. It was a British colony until the 6 March 1957 when it became the first country south of the Sahara to gain independence.