July 30, 2014

Asanteman Association Coronate’s Chiefs and Queen !

Ruben Hadzid, Sankofaonline - The Asanteman Association of Metropolitan Chicago coronated the Asantefuohene ,Nana Addai Baffour,the Asantefuohemaa, Ohemaa Abena Amponsah and their 15 Sub-Chiefs in Chicago at a colorful cultural ceremony held at the flamboyant Grand Ball (GB) Room,6351 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, on this year’s … [Read more...]

Kumasi goes gay for Otumfuo


Daily Guide - The beauty of African culture, royalty, pomp and pageantry were on full display at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi yesterday, as thousands of people joined a durbar of chiefs to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu’s coronation. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the 16th occupant of the Golden Stool, led chiefs … [Read more...]

Asantehene fights back tears at rousing welcome


Myjoyonline - The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was close to tears as he received a joyous welcome in Kumasi yesterday on his return from a trip to South Africa. Whilst on the trip he was rumoured to have joined his ancestors, a rumour that was denied by the Manhyia palace. Security personnel had a tough time controlling the crowd at the … [Read more...]

Non-Akans feel like outcasts in NPP – Ayikoi Otoo


Radioxyzonline.com - Former Attorney General, Nii Ayikoi Otoo says non-Akan members of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) feel ostracised and sidelined in the party. He says the party’s non-Akan constituency feel they “don’t belong” in the NPP and has therefore advised the party to shed off the widely held perception that it is a … [Read more...]