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Kumasi - Royal Capital of the Ashanti

Kumasi was founded when the priest and royal advisor Okomfo Anokye summoned a golden stool from the sky. It landed in the lap of a young man called Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu Opemsoo who unified the fragmented Akan tribes in the region to stand up against the mighty Denkyira Empire controlling the gold trade and raising taxes. 943 more words

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Ghana’s bane is illiteracy and poverty – K.B Asante

Retired diplomat and former Secretary to Ghana’s First President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, K.B Asante says the biggest problems Ghana faces after 57 years of independence are ‘’illiteracy and impoverishment’’. 193 more words

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