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Kojo Jantuah

Lawyer from Ghana who explored his family story.

Ghanaian lawyer and adventurer Kojo Jantuah undertook an extraordinary odyssey across the Sahara Desert to discover his ancestral roots in Europe. His trek across the desert from his home in Ghana to try to reach Zealand in Denmark, the home of his colonial ancestor, is told in his book Odyssey to Elsinore. It was published in July just days before his unexpected death at the age of 52.

Death year
2016
Profession
Nationality
Ghana