Sagrenti War: Asantehemaa Graces Kuntunkuni Dubar

The Queen of the Asante Kingdom, Nana Hemaa Konadu Yiadom III, has graced the Sagrenti War commemoration durbar ongoing at the Manhyia Palace. The 90-year-old’s majestic arrival caught the eyes, traditionally coded in elegance and customs, riding on a palanquin. With some solemn traditional royal dance displays, the Queen made her way to pay homage to her younger brother, the King, His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Also gracing the event is the wife of the Monarch of the Asante […]

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Sagrenti War: Manhyia Palace Hosts Kuntunkuni Durbar

The Manhyia Palace is hosting a durbar as part of events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Sagrenti War between the Asantes and British colonial leaders. Named after the traditional mourning cloths of the Asantes, Kuntunkuni, the durbar will be used to mourn the over 4,000 Asante soldiers who perished in the war as well as the ravages the war had on the entire city of Kumasi. Asanteman will thus mull over the impact of the war after more […]

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Sagrenti War Durbar To Be Held Tomorrow

The Monarch of the Asante Kingdom, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II will superintend over the second event for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Sir Garnet Wolseley War. Dubbed the “Kuntunkuni” Durbar, it will be held at Dwabrem at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on February 8, 2024, and will be attended by traditional rulers, ministers of state, foreigners and other dignitaries. At a press conference on February 2, Juabenhene Nana Otuo Serebuo said some stolen Asante artefacts which […]

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