Na Gbewa

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Na Gbewa (also known as Nedega or Kulu Gbagha) is, traditionally, the founder of the Kingdom of Dagbon, in what is now northern Ghana. His sons and his daughters are credited with founding several states.[1][2]


  • Lipschutz, Mark R.; Rasmussen, R. Kent (1989). "Na Gbewa". Dictionary of African historical biography (2nd ed.). University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-06611-3.
  • Ade Ajayi, J. F.; Crowder, Michael (1976). History of West Africa. 1 (2nd ed.). Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-04103-4.

Further reading[edit]

  • St. John-Parsons, D. (1958). "Na-Gbewa and His Sons". Legends of Northern Ghana. Longmans, Green.
  • Ogot, Bethwell A. (1992). "From the Niger to the Volta". Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. General history of Africa. 5. UNESCO. pp. 339–340. ISBN 978-92-3-101711-7.
  • Levtzion, Nehemia. "The Western Mahgrib and Sudan". In Fage, J. D.; Oliver, Roland. The Cambridge history of Africa. 3. Cambridge University Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0-521-20981-6.
  • Illiasu, A. A. (1971). "The Origins of the Mossi-Dagomba States" (PDF). Institute of African Studies: Research Review. 7 (2): 95–113.