May 25, 2017

Asantehemaa laid to rest

After 111 years on Mother Earth, 39 of which was spent as the queen mother of the Ashanti Kingdom, the late Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II was yesterday given the final farewell on her journey to the "village". She was buried under the cover of darkness at the Breman Royal Mausoleum (Ban mu) this dawn. That was after her remains had made a … [Read more...]

Chiefs, Clergy, security personnel, movie actors attend Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Ghanaians from all walks of life have since Monday thronged the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi to pay their last respects to the late Queen-mother of the Asante Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II. The four-day burial rites for the late Queen has seen top Ghanaian personalities like the Clergies, Politicians and Security Officers attending the … [Read more...]

Historical Meeting Between The Kingdom Of Ashanti And The Accompong Maroons In Jamaica

By Accompong Maroons - Colonel Ferron Williams returned back to the island this weekend with a delegation of Accompong Maroons whom he had led to the Kingdom of Ashanti, Ghana, for a historical meeting with the Asantehene. Maroon delegation from left to right: Timothy McPherson, Toni-Ann Williams, Cassandra Wall, Col. Ferron Williams, Opal … [Read more...]

Asante Day 2015 Celebrated in New York City

The Chronicle - The Asanteman community in North America has celebrated Asante Day 2015 with a grand durbar at the Sound View Park, Bronx, and a fundraising dinner/dance at the Ghanatta Hall in New York City on September 6, 2015. The Asantehene, His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, was represented at both events by Nana (Dr.) Adusei Atwenewaa … [Read more...]