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Meaning and philosophical significance of Mekyea Wo

I greet you. A symbol of greetings, recognition, and respect. When two Akans meet, they first greet each other before proceeding to do anything else. They greet not just to exchange pleasantries but because to greet is to recognize a fellow human being.


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

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