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Unique culture in Ghana where the dead are buried in figurative coffins

28th August, 2016

We now cross over to Ghana and the West African nation has a unique culture where the dead are buried in figurative coffins depending on the dead’s profession or calling in life. It could be in the shape of a house for a landlord, a plane for a pilot or a cobra for an aggressive person. Our special correspondent Alex Chamwada met a carpenter making such coffins in Volta region of Ghana and filed the following report.