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Heroic celebrations greet Asantehene’s 74th Birthday 

By Napoleon Ato Kittoe He ascended the throne at age 49. A relatively young age among all Asantehenes. Into the 25th year of his reign, that adds up to 74. His Majesty the King of Ashanti (Asantehene), Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is now firmly a septuagenarian.  The 74th birthday of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, […]

Ghana Post launches commemorative stamp in honour of Asantehene 

Ghana Post

Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, the Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, has commended Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, for his indispensable role in the socio-economic development of Ghana.  She said Otumfuo Osei Tutu, since his ascension to the Golden Stool in 1999, had played critical roles in the various political administrations under the Fourth Republic, […]

Speaker to grace 150th Anniversary of Third Anglo-Ashanti War


Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, at the invitation of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, will attend the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, also known as the Sagrenti War, at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi. A statement issued by the Public Affairs Directorate of Parliament, copied to the Ghana News […]

Kumasi Traditional Council exonerates Chairman Wontumi


By Akosua Frema Frempong The Kumasi Traditional Council has cleared the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi, of any wrongdoing against the Asantehene and Manhyia Palace. The Traditional Council summoned the NPP Regional Chairman after it was alleged that he made some derogatory remarks […]

NPP warns members on sensitive comments against Asantehene


By Nicholas Osei-Wusu The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has cautioned all its functionaries, members and sympathisers to refrain from making derogatory comments aimed at the traditional leadership in the Ashanti region, particularly in relation to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei-Wusu Tutu, and Manhyia Palace, in relation to an alleged misunderstanding between some of its regional […]

Name future Nyinahin Bauxite Mine after Ashanti – Asantehene

By: Nicholas Osei-Wusu The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, is upbeat about prospects of Ghana’s economy following confirmation of commercial quantity of bauxite deposit within the Nyinahin Range in the Ashanti region. The positive outlook, Otumfuo Osei Tutu noted, is even brighter with plans by the government to establish an Aluminum Refinery to add value to […]

Asantehene delivers keynote address at St Andrew’s Africa Summit


By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the overlord of the Asante Kingdom, delivered a keynote address on the topic ‘Traditional Leadership in a Modern Society’ at the St Andrews Africa Summit (SAASUM). St. Andrew’s University in Scotland hosted the summit, which took place in the United Kingdom. The event took place […]

Be the voice for Africans in Colombia – Asantehene tells Colombian Vice President

By Nicholas Osei-Wusu The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, has urged Madam Francia Elena Marquez Mina to leverage her status as the first Vice President of Columbia with African descent to advance the interests of Africa, particularly Ghana, in her home country, particularly through the creation of more partnerships for the mutual interest of the two […]

Asantehene plants ‘Achee Apple’ as part of Greening Ghana Day


By Nicholas Osei-Wusu The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, has joined many other dignitaries from the Ashanti region and beyond to participate in this year’s ‘Greening Ghana’ programme aimed at protecting the country against environmental degradation and the harsh effects of the changing weather. He was joined by the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources […]

Asantehene destools Chief of famous Asante town of Antoa

The chief of the famous Asante town of Antoa, Nana Kwame Owusu Agyeman has been destooled. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu in a ruling destooled the Antoa chief following a number of alleged offences. The ruling was delivered by Otumfuo himself who is the President of the Kumasi Traditional Council on his first sitting yesterday, […]