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The Ashantehene Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II has disagreed to the claims made by the Minister of Land and Natural Resources, Abu Jinapor, that the traditional leaders are instigating the perpetual operation of illegal mining called galamsey in the country. According to the minister he pointed out to the fact that the government inability to fight galamsey for all this while is because the traditional authorities are behind the operation of this illegal mining which has compounded the problem for the government in fighting the menace.
Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu (II) is the king of the Asante Empire. Here is a picture of him. He was enstooled on 26th April,1999. He is also the Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is currently 72 years old.
A man whose identity was not revealed to the general public drops a serious and unbelievable allegation about the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. According to the man, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II rears cattle in the Ashanti Region of Ghana through the appointment of some herdsmen to take good care of them for him.
His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, shook the foundation of Koforidua, the Eastern Region capital with an incredible dance when he attended the funeral of the late Paramount Chief of New Juabeng, Daasebre Professor Emeritus Oti Boateng, and the late Queenmother, Nana Yaa Daani, who were lying in state.
Asante Natives in Memphis, US have expressed utmost honour to have received the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in Memphis to celebrate the Memphis in May Festival as they salute Ghana. According to them, the move is one that confirms to them that the culture of Asante is an authentic and approved one.
The new chief of Atwima Besease, Nana Aboagye Asare II has been counseled by the Kumasi Traditional Counsel to be afraid, chary, and respectful when dealing with the oath of Asantehene and Asanteman as a chief. He was also opined to settle all disputes in his family by unifying all factions to be one and also to seek the progress of his town, Atwima Besease, and the progress of his people.
Traditional authority has been depicted as an important aspect needed for sustainability in the democratic order. According to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the democratic system of governance in Africa depends on the culture of the people. In a speech delivered at the Rose Theatre at the University of Memphis in Tennessee in the United States, he said “no system of governance will survive in Africa unless it is deeply rooted in and nourished by the culture of the people.”
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has expressed hope of a US-Ghana collaboration. According to the King, the schooling system in Ghana seeks to be undergoing threats of a sort which support and collaborations from the United States could save it. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II mentioned that the Free SHS policy as it stands to be a bold initiative of Ghana finds itself within several challenges.
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has openly declared his stance toward chiefs who uses their position and titles to cheat, demean and belittle their subjects saying that he “detests” such chiefs. According to the monarch, most of his chiefs have been doing this but haven’t reported it; however, he is aware that such chiefs will be hauled before him one day.
Ghanaian rapper, Okyeame Kwame has expressed overwhelming joy as he participates in the activities for the Memphis In May Festival for Asantehene. He says it’s simply an honour to have been included in the musical performance as Memphis salutes Ghana. According to Okyeame, he gave his all in the musical performances during the festival.
Popular social media personality, Abieku Santana has knelt down on live radio presentation and begged Ghanaians to change their poor attitude towards father's day celebration. On Okay FM's Ekwansodwoodwo program today, Abieku Santana got up from his chair and knelt down begging Ghanaians to forgive men any wrongs they may have done them.
As part of Memphis’s celebration to honour the King of the Asante kingdom, there was the observance of the “March of the Peabody Ducks” by His Royal Majesty. The march of the ducks dates back to the year 1869 as the historic hotel in downtown Memphis is known for.
As a seasonal routine for clubs unveiling new jerseys, Ghana Premier League Champions Asante Kotoko SC on this day releases its 2022/2023 season jersey. And it tends to celebrate His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II who happens to be the pillar of the club from the onset.
Readers can recall how Asante Kotoko has been in the news for trying to rebrand their jersey with the image of the Asantehene. It can also be reminisced how the likes of King Faisal's Alhaji Grusah spoke vehemently against using the image of the King for their jersey when they could win or lose matches.
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has recently raised massive concerns after he boldly came out to finally break the silence over UTAG strikes brouhaha aside setting the records straight about the alarming issue. Not long ago, the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) embarked on a very long strike action over conditions that they claimed involved unpaid arrears under the Akufo Addo administration as they intend to embark on another sit-down strike if their needs are not met by the end of this year after agreeing to go back to the classroom in March 2022.
The king of the Igbo Community in Ghana, HRM, Eze Dr. Amb. Chukwudi Ihenetu has sent a royal goodwill message to His Majesty Nana Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene on the occasion of his birthday. In the message, HRM King Chukwudi stated that the Asantehene is prestigious among many kings in Africa, and an awesome leader who has brought dignity and distinction to the Chieftaincy institution in the continent.
Defending Champions, Opemsuo Radio, failed to defend their title in the Second Otumfuo Invitational Tournament played at Lebanon AstroTurf on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Opemsuo Radio opened its title defense against Dr. Caesar in a 1-0 victory before holding Oyerepa Radio to a 0:0 drawn game to finish second in the group stage to qualify for the next Semifinals of the competition.
The Otumfuo-Agroecom Mobile Learning Project (OAMLP) has resumed after a two-month break following the team’s stay in Wioso where the community got their fair share of practical knowledge in Information Communication Technology (ICT), Reading, and customs. Today, the van is in the Ahafo Ano South-East district, specifically, Biemso for a two-week stay.
Otumfuo applauds the agriculture minister for visiting the field to witness events. Farmers' primary issue, according to the agriculture minister, is a lack of markets. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, has tasked Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, with working tirelessly to avert any future food crises.