February 22, 2017

New Asantefuohene and Asantefoohemaa of Washington Metro Area Sworn in

Saturday January 28th would be a day to remember in the history of the Asanteman Association of the Washington Metro Area as a new Asantefoohene and Asantefoohenmaa were sworn into office. Nana Kwame Darko, a retired Verizon  employee and community leader was sworn in as the New Asantefoohene to take the place of Otafrebuor Nana Kofi  Agyenim … [Read more...]

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...]

Asanteman Assoc. of Chicago adopts KATH Maternity Ward!

Graphic Online - The Asanteman Association of Chicago and Midwest in the USA, an association of people of Asante origin living in the USA, has adopted the A2 Ward of the Maternity Block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. The ward, which was constructed over 60 years ago and had hitherto not seen any major renovation, has … [Read more...]