The Asante kingdom is made up of many different types of culture ranging from food, dance, clothes and many others. The clothes the Asantes wear speaks so much about them, it can be used in times of festivals, funeral, medium of communication, spiritual well-being and status.
Even if you're not Ashanti or Ewe(the main groups of people who make the fabric ),you know kente is one of the most famous and respected fabrics in our part of the world.It represents the art,the history and literature of the vibrant culture of the Asantes,or more collectively, the Akan tribe in Ghana.
The Founder and Leader of Anointed Palace Chapel (APC) Worldwide and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sweet TV, Reverend Francis Antwi, popularly known as Rev Obofour was recently enstooled as Chief of the Asantes in Sempe, James Town Accra. He is now given a new title as Nii Adotei Gyata I.
Tears flow at Kumawu as family buries 31-year old woman who died in labour Mawusi has been buried this morning, after she died together with her child during her labour hours on the 1st of January 2021.Mawusi was a teacher who was cherished and respected by all because of her generosity to other people's children in her class.
The Anlo (Awona in Twi language) Ewes are the closest allies of the Asantes, in addition to the Akwamus.Anlos and Asantes have never fought any major wars against each other in their history, either pre and or post colonization. A military alliance between the Anlos and Asantes dates back to mid 1750s in the 18th century.
Ghana is located at the western part of Africa continent, Ghana is said to be one of the most peaceful countries in the world. There are many ethnic groups in ghana, the Akans being the biggest comprises of the Asantes, Fantes, Akuapem, Nzema and others.
Twene Jonas has become even more famous after he came out loud to insult the king of Asante- Otumfour Asantehene Osei Tutu over galamsey matters. According to the young USA based vlogger, the chiefs who have given out their lands for galamsey operators are fools because the operation ruins water and destroys natural habitat.
Indeed the political class will always suffer criticisms even when they are innocent or dead. Because of the offices some people occupy and with the outspread of mismanagement of public fund by some Political actors, their innocent colleagues pay the price for what they have caused. The fact of the matter is that not all of these leaders really misappropriate government's resources.
The Asantes migrated from a place to present day Ghana.Read their history below.The Asante were believed to have migrated from North Africa or somewhere in the east.Later, they settled in the ancient Ghana empire.
Today, we want to turn our lenses to the Asante famous town called Bantama.Bantama happens to be an important suburb of Kumasi, the Regional capital of the Ashanti Region.Bantama is both a residential and commercial inhabitant of Kumasi.
The Asante society is one of the most developed and civilised societies in Ghana.Though they can be found in almost all parts especially the southern part, they are concentrated in places like Kumasi, Obuasi, Manpong, Ejisu among other towns in the Ashanti Region.
Adinkra is an Akan word which mean farewell or goodbye.Akan oral tradition dates the arrival of adinkra among the Akan to the end of the 1818 Asante- Gyaman war.
As today is Akwasidae, let us use this opportunity to educate ourselves about who Asantes really are?
The concept of colonisation is the strangest thing one can think about.Conquering is one key tool used by colonial masters to take over other countries that did not belong to them.
On February 1966, Nkrumah's government was overthrown in a violent coup d'état led by the national military and police forces, with backing from the civil service.
Ghanaian history, specifically Asante history reveals that there was once upon a time a great Priest in the Asante Kingdom, who is believed to have told the Asantes he will go and bring back the key to death.
Ghana is a country located in the western part of Africa, have you asked your self, what makes Ghana stand out In Africa, there are many things that makes Ghana unique, example is their foods. Ghanaian have many local dish which are very delicious and tasty
Kweku Frimpong is a middle-aged man who has been selling coconut for the past 29 years, he shared with SVTV Africa how he acquired the property for his children at Agona mankron. In a chat with DJ Nyaami, Mr Frimpong indicated that he travelled to Tema and started the business in 1992.
Ghana is known worldwide for its peaceful atmosphere, natural resources and hospitality.People in the country are cherished by tourists whenever they visit.For this accolade to continue existing, we, as members, need to know and uphold each other, in every division.