Moving to Ghana ‘Healed My Ancestral Trauma

Moving to Ghana 'Healed My Ancestral Trauma
Moving to Ghana 'Healed My Ancestral Trauma

Moving from the US to Ghana has been described as a healing process by one American who helps others relocate to Ghana.

Sicley Williams moved to Accra from Atlanta in the US back in 2017.

She told the BBC’s Newsday programme that she now helps other black Americans relocate to Ghana – a movement which is being encouraged from the very top.

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo declared 2019 was the “Year of Return” – and encouraged Africans in the diaspora to move to Ghana.

It was his way of marking the anniversary, this month, of 400 years since the first African slaves arrived in the US.

The US is also marking the event – Congress established a special commission to mark 400 years of African-American history this year, which includes senior black members of Congress.


Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.


Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.

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