Public Face of Islam in Kumasi

By Gracia Clark

Craft Workers

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Aluminum Casting

Aluminum Casting

Date: July 2009
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Aluminum casting has no logical connection to Islam, but has become an occupation identified with Muslims in Kumasi. Decades ago, the VALCO aluminum refinery at the Volta Dam produced quantities of scrap metal from its smelters and manufacturing processes. Northerners predominated in recycling cardboard, paper, and other metal scrap, so they became expert in recycli  Show More

Craft Workers Slideshow

Craft Workers Slideshow

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Gracia will add one.

Muslims Do Not Behave Like That

Muslims Do Not Behave Like That

Date: 2006
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"You are supposed to live in mutual respect and kindness with your neighbor, if you have one, whether that neighbor is a believer or a non-believer."

Tailor and Imam's Son

Tailor and Imam's Son

Date: 2006
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This tailor sews and embroiders men's and women's clothing. His father serves as Imam in another Ghanaian town.

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