Asantehene, Okyehene compete in annual head of state invitational golf tournament

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin part took in a historic tee off at the Royal Golf course in Kumasi on Saturday in the second edition of the annual Head of State Invitational Golf tournament.

The gesture, seen by many as an attempt to douse recent rift between Akyems and Asantes following some disparaging comments supposedly made by some Akyems in government also brought together business tycoons, including Sir Sam Jonah and captains of industry.

First Akwasidae 2018

The Akwasidae Festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once every six weeks, on this day, the Otumfuo (King of Asante) meets his subjects and subordinate chiefs in the courtyard of the Manhyia Palace and sits to receive invited guests and well-wishers.