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Photos: Asantehene Joins Residents To Tidy Up Kumasi Ahead Of His 25th Anniversary Celebration

Preparations are gradually advancing as the Asante Kingdom gears up to celebrate the silver jubilee of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II following his ascension to the Golden Stool in 1999. The grand durbar of the anniversary slated for May 12, 2024 would see both local and foreign dignitaries gracing …

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Photos: Asantehene, Justice Anin-Yeboah And Others Mark the 150th Anniversary Of The Sagrenti War

Asanteman and its well-wishers convened on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, to remember the Sagrenti War of 1874, also known as the Anglo-Ashanti War as they reflected on the scars it left on the great empire. It marked the 150th year of the war and though none of the victims of …

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Ashanti Youth Ban NPP’s Chairman Wontumi For Allegedly Attacking Asantehene

In a response to alleged disrespectful remarks by Mr Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as ‘Wontumi’, the Ashanti Youth group has imposed a ban on the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). The ban, announced during a press conference in Kumasi today, Wednesday, 17 January 2024, …

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Presidency To Ghanaians: Ignore Social Media Claims That Akufo-Addo Is Secretly Offering Support To Dormaahene To Attack Asantehene.

The presidency has called on Ghanaians to disregard social media claims that President Akufo-Addo is secretly offering support to the Dormaahene, Osagyefo Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, in what has been described by several analysts and commentators as the Dormaahene’s attack on The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, who is far …

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Asantehene Becomes The First African Monarch To Be Featured In The Pirelli Calendar

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is reportedly the first black monarch in history, to be featured in the prestigious calendar, Pirelli Calendar. According to broadcaster Caleb Nii Boye, the Asantehene featured in the 50th edition of the famed Pirelli calendar. CNN affirmed that the Otumfuo was featured in the …

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Living In Ghana Is Much Better Than Living Abroad – Asantehene

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has made a passionate appeal to Ghanaian graduates not to leave the country to seek greener pastures abroad. Speaking at the 57th Congregation of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), on Friday, November 24, 2023, the Asantehene, who is the chancellor …

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It Is Such Nonsense I Hate! – Watch Otumfuo’s Public Reprimand Of Subchief

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, publicly reprimanded a subchief who over double sale of land under his jurisdiction. One of the two victims dragged the chief to Manhyia, the Otumfuo’s Palace in Kumasi, where the chief was severely questioned outside the regular royal court sitting. In a video shared …

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VIDEO: Nananom Are Being Misled With Money, I Will Revive Asanteman Again – Asantehene Vows

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has vowed to bring the Ashanti kingdom back to its rightful place. The Otumfuo, who made these remarks while addressing some chieftaincy issues at the Manhyia Palace over the week, said that Asanteman is not at the rightful place because some of his chiefs …

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Asantehene Expresses Grave Concern Over The Spread Of Coup D’états On The African Continent.

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has expressed deep concern over the increasing spate of coup d’états occurring on the African continent.   He attributes these military takeovers to the challenging economic conditions faced by nations, leading to the ousting of democratically elected governments. Addressing the St. Andrews Africa Summit …

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Otumfuo Destools 3 Chiefs In A Fortnight; Residents React

The recent spate of destoolment of chiefs by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has got residents talking. The latest to lose his authority is the Abuontemhene, Nana Kwaku Duah III, who was destooled on Monday, August 21. His destoolment by the Kumasi Traditional Council will be the third in …

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