Funerals

Funerals

Ghanaian funerals are renowned around the world for being elaborate social events which can last for many weeks.

A lot of time and money is often spent on flamboyant funerals, which are often attended by large numbers of people.

The funeral business in Ghana is therefore a thriving industry. Take a look at some of the unusual coffins people choose, which are shown in the video.

A taxi driver talks about funerals in Ghana while outside a church where one is taking place. They are normally held over the weekend, when the whole community come together.