The Ashanti empire being the most powerful empire in West Africa during the 18th century, the Ashanti have a lot of history and the Komfo Anokye sword is one of them. The Ashanti kingdom did not only posses extreme power but were a very wealthy state blessed with several natural mineral resources and vegetation having been dubbed the forest region of modern day Ghana.
Of late, some Ghanaians have been expressing that the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II, King of the Ashanti Kingdom, has not been doing enough to develop his territories, especially Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti region which is also the capital of the Kingdom. They claim that the infrastructural development that they want to see in the Ashanti region is not there, and this is a very worrying situation.
The Kumasi Youth Association (KuYA) has debunked assertions that there is a rivalry between the His Royal Majesty Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the Dormaahene Osagyefo Agyemang Badu II. The group states that those impressions being created by media houses and others are inconsistent and groundless.
Yes, we killed Dormaa Kusi and if you are a man, I am also a man:Otumfuor replies Dormaahene - video
This current development about who is superior between Dormaa and Asante is not healthy at all. Just as we hold high our chieftaincy institutions, so must our traditional authorities also respect the laws of Ghana and the Constitution of the land. Every group of people has the right to association, choose their own leader/chief, and govern themselves.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene and ruler of the Ashanti kingdom, has responded to Oseadeeyo Agyeman Badu II, the Dormaahene, after the later made statements that were considered by the former as faulty and lacked veracity. According to Dormaahene in a viral video sighted on facebook, no chief in Ghana is 'greater than the God'.
There has been a slight altercation and accusation upon counter accusation between the highly revered Ashanti King Otumfour Osei Tutu II and Paramount of Forms Traditional Council Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu. The Dormaa Chief has already asserted that the Ashanti's was under the captive of the Denkyira kingdom where they were slavishly submissive as slaves whose job was to gather wood with axe for Denkyira and henceforth the name "Kumase" which literary means under the axe
Recent observations shows the intense brawl between the Asantehene from the Ashanti region and it’s beyond and the Dormaahene of the western bono lands. But for historians, the fight started long ago before most of us even crawled into existence and so are the current kings.
Two popularly known musicians in Ghana A Plus and Captain Planet believe that there is violence going on between Dormaahene and Asantehene. The king of asante Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, said in a speech at a Council Meeting in the Ashanti Region, we he responded to claims made by the chief Dormaah, Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyeman II. During a press conference, Dormaahene noted that no part of his traditional lands belongs to the people of Ashanti. Which made Otumfuo osei tutu II noted a claim that parts
It is no secret that one of the most revered Kingdoms in Africa and the world is the Kingdom of Ashanti, located in the southern part of Ghana, West Africa. The Ashanti Kingdom has over the years built an enviable reputation for themselves as the dominant traditional institution in the country.
Three persons have committed murder at Nhyiaeso in the Ashanti region by taking the life of a fifteen (15) years old boy by butchering him and one of his hands has been chopped off. The suspects who were involved in the this crime were arrested by the villagers and handed over to the police but they are currently hospitalized under police guard.
A conspiracy to unseat some strongly connected Parliamentarians in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been uncovered. It is alleged that the mastermind to this plot is a cabinet minister, and of Asante descent. It is said that he is seeking to be rewarded the Vice-Presidential candidate position should Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia (Vice President) be elected as the flagbearer of the party in the coming congress.
Stop Speaking For This Government And Let The Politicians Do Their Work- Kevin Taylor Tells Otumfour
Loud Silence Media journalist, Kevin Taylor has hit hard on the King of the Ashantis. Speaking on his evening program on Facebook, Kevin Taylor made it clear that, Otumfour Osei Tutu is always speaking for the government but he never speaks anything against them when the government do things wrong.
Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The recent circulating news that has undoubtedly sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms was when another appointee of the incumbent President, Nana Akufo Addo boldly defended the most anticipated 2022 budget containing the E-levy.
Originally known as Bice Osei Kufuor, this young man has carved a nitch for himself in Ghana. Originally born in the Asante Akyem South envions of the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Obour lived most of his prosperous life in Accra. Obour as he is affectionately called started his music career as an underground Rapper.
Within every community there are traditional heads and rulers who continue to steer the affairs of the land and spearhead development within certain parameters in our society among the people. In Ghana, with regard to the sixteen (16) regions it seems one out of the total number of regions constituting 16 uniquely stands tall among the rest of the other fifteen regions.
Asante Kotoko continue to occupy the top spot of the league after dispatching Ashanti Gold through Frank Etouga’s hat trick at the Baba Yara Stadium. The porcupine warriors moved to 26 points after their impressive display at home. The results have compounded issues in the camp of Ashanti Gold and will pile incessant pressure as well.
Please follow me to get access to all my newly published articles. The recent circulating news that has undoubtedly sparked massive stir, debates and arguments across all social media platforms was when the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II finally sent another bold message to the Dormaahene, Oseadeyo Agyemang Badu over his unexpected claims about the Ashanti kingdom.
A few inhabitants in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region have arranged a gigantic show against the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the incumbent New Patriotic Party NPP Bernard Antwi Boasiako over an road project. The occupants from around four communities specifically Seidi, Koben, Amanchia and Ahwerewa have requested that the NPP fault themselves and the regional chairman assuming they lose more votes in the 2024 general elections, saying the party has neglected to respect their guarantees of giving them good roads.
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia is currently in his hometown Walewale performing the final rite for her late mother Mariama Bawumia. We have spotted videos at his mother's funeral which has overwhelmed the hearts of Ghanaians. The funeral of his late mother was really a big one and successful one as we spotted a lot of dignitaries attending.
Some teachers at the just ended Ghana National Association of Teachers Congress couldn't sit down quietly as they raised their hands and waved at President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo with the "4 more" sign. Happy Teachers This followed the sweet promise from the President. According to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, his government is making plans for all Teachers to own a house before going on retirement.