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Asante History: Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 4

  Asante History: Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 4 Apr 30, 2013 | Adomako Kufuor I have received a lot of emails asking me to explain why the Denkyira Empire was defeated by the Asantes in 1701 since I am from the royal family of Denkyira State, I’m therefore using the Part 4 of the series to discuss this. I ...

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Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars. Part 3

The writer is the son of His Royal Highness Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III, Denkyirahene. Osei Kwame Panin (1777-1801), succeeded King Osei Kwadwo as the fifth occupant of the Golden Stool. He was only a boy. And for a decade that the Mamponghene, Atakora Kwame ruled Asante, no major wars occurred during those period. In 1785 Wassa revolted, which was effectively ...

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Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars. 2

Part 2 Let me continue this article by emphasizing again that the writer of this piece is the son of Denkyirahene, Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III. Before his death, King Opoku Ware appointed his brother Akwasi Darko to succeed him. After his death, the kingmakers ignored Akwasi Darko and rather selected Kusi Obodum (1750-1764), Osei Tutu’s brother. A year later, 1751, ...

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Sankofa:Asante History; Akyem Abuakwa And Dagomba Wars—Part 1

The writer of this piece is not an Asante but a proud son of the occupant of the Denkyira Bankamdwa (the Supreme Stool of Denkyira State), Odeefuo Boa Amponsem III, the Denkyirahene. Pre independence history of Ghana (1696-1901) was dominated by the history of Asante’s hegemony and the attempts by the British to subdue it military prowess. It is in ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: Confession

Manasseh with President John Mahama when he received the National Youth Achievers’ Award for Media                                                                                            ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: How did Boakye Agyarko mislead Nana Akufo-Addo?

President Akufo-Addo listening to his Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko This evening, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, relieved the Minister of Energy, Mr. Boakye Agyarko, of his position. It follows two weeks of controversy resulting from the renegotiated Ameri deal, which was presented to parliament. The sacking of Boakye Agyarko appears to confirm rumours from the inner circles of government that ...

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How I knew Otabil was fraudulent years ago!

  It all started when I decided to seek admission at Central University. Millions of forms were sold out which of course is a business strategy for the universities that take advantage of parents. Then admission letters were sent out to thousands. Admission that far more exceeded the capacity of the university. Unsuspecting students were asked to proceed with their ...

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CHRIS-VINCENT Writes: Mensa Otabil’s Gibberish Press Response

CHRIS-VINCENT Writes: Mensa Otabil’s Gibberish Press Response to the Excitement of His ‘Foolish Born-Again Christians’ is An Assault on Reason I am deeply delighted that Dr Mensa Otabil has released a statement to the press as a response to conversations about his involvement in what’s almost a scam, at the now defunct Capital Bank where he was the Board Chairman, ...

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