September 19, 2014

A Sister City Welcomes a Ghanaian Cultural Event

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Dr. Kofi A. Boateng, Mount Vernon, NY has a population of 67,000 and is strategically located just north of New York City via the Bronx. The population is predominantly African-American and its mayor, Mr. Ernest Davis, does not hesitate to show his affinity for Africa and for Ghana in particular. As such, he has established a sister-city … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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...]