Thursday, 28 February 2008

Royalty In Ghana

Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, The Asantehene during an Adae Celebration
In Kumasi. The swordbearer on Nana's left is the Busumuruhene.
Odeefuo has now crossed the Great River. Getty Images

The Beautiful Fante Queen of Mankessim, Nana Ama Amissah II.
A dark complexion that surpasses the fair one, I must say. Getty
The New Juabenhene, Nana Oti Boateng I, in Accra, during a durbar to
welcome Queen Elizabeth II to Ghana in 1999. Getty Images.

Daasebre Oti Boateng I, The Ruler of New Juaben.
Courtesy: Getty Images

A traditional embrace for Pres. Bush by the New Juaben Ruler.

Nana acknowledges Pres. Bush.

The Mamponghene, Daasebre Osei Bonsu II, in Accra, in 1999.

The late Ruler of Asumegya in Asante, the Asumegyahene Odeneho Oduro Numapau II
sitting in state in Kumasi during an Adaekese celebration in 1985/86. On Nana's left is the
Queen of Asumegya, Nana Nyankoropon. The Asumegyahene is the head of the Aduana
clan in Asante, and the Benkumhene of Asante. Relations of his, are the Kumawus, Agogos,
Kwamangs, and the now 'recalcitrant' Dormaas.

Some Adowa moves by Nana Serwaa.

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