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3 things you know if you have ever lived in Ghana

3 things you know if you have ever lived in Ghana

Whether you were born and bred in Ghana or have ever lived there, you will know that this African nation boasts a pretty unique way of life.

And you will also probably know that there are some things you learnt from Ghana that you cannot shake, even if you have started a new life abroad.

Here are four things that you will most definitely know from living in Ghana (even if they don’t quite fly anywhere else):

Your machete is your prized possession

While this might sound ominous to people who have never lived in Ghana, a machete is one of the most useful things you can own here.

They are used for everything (and we mean everything) in Ghana including farming, cooking and even pencil sharpening.

Going to church is one of the best parts of the week

Church is not just an outlet for prayer in Ghana, it is a social gathering.

Not only does everyone attend without fail (so you will get to see all of your friends) but many ceremonies include joyful singing and dancing.

You don’t mess with snakes

You can put up with a lot having lived in Ghana and in particular, having lived with diverse and sometimes dangerous wildlife.

However, one thing that people learn quickly in Ghana is that snakes are not to be messed with regardless of whether or not you know if they are poisonous.

It does not even matter if you would be the brave person getting rid of the snake with a stick or the person screaming for someone else to get rid of it, you just know that it needs to be dealt with.

Miss your machete in Ghana? Can’t find a church that does it quite like home? Send an MTN Ghana top up to someone in Ghana today and reconnect with your world.

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