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The Asante-Fante War of 1806-1807 and the Battle of Cape Coast Castle

War between the Asante and the coastal Fante Confederacy would lead the kingdom into their first conflict with British forces.

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Behold the Golden Stool!

Home to thunderous drumming traditions and highlife stars, the Ashanti Region of Ghana was home to one of the most prosperous kingdoms of West Africa. They still keep the mythical… 46 more words


PV Idemudia - ASANTE (official video)

The wait is now over as PV Idemudia releases his highly anticipated music video titled ASANTE (Thank You) 

The video was shot in Tanzania, and was directed by KWETU. 10 more words


Fiifi Coleman and the creative spark!

Fiifi Coleman is a popular actor and producer. His biggest acts on the creative scene occur in theatre, where he directs plays in a way that is both inspiring and imaginative. 848 more words


The Rise of the Asante Empire (1680-1750)

The Asante Kingdom was the most powerful state in West Africa for over 200 years. With a tradition of monarchy centered around the Golden Stool, the Asante came to prominence during the reign of Osei Tutu (r. 2,512 more words


New Music: Asante - South Side (Dollar & A Dream)

Virginia’s own Asante releases his new heartfelt listen “South Side (Dollar & A Dream)” that was produced by Richie Beatz 9 more words

Book Review - Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing assures me more than ever of the importance of story telling! Outside being Fante and being more than able to relate to a lot of occurrences in the book including the refreshing use of Fante diction, I am happy that through this story a lot more people will be exposed to the immensely rich aspects of Ghanaian culture. 1,416 more words

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