Tags : Sagrenti War

Precolonial Trepidation of Asante

The phenomenon of non-Asantefuo either showing personal happiness, and/or joining in criticism of Otumfuo Asantehene (Asanteman) is what I diagnosed/labelled in a 1999 article, as the “precolonial trepidation” of Asante. It’s a mental derangement that some other ethnic groups manifest against Asante in their lives. And, it finds public expression whenever, in their minds, they […]Read More

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As reported from Sagrenti War 1874

he Anglo-Ashanti Wars were a series of five 19th-century conflicts that took place between 1824 and 1900, between the Asante Kingdom—in the Akan interior of the Gold Coast now Ghana—and Great Britain and its allies. Photo 1……. The King Of Ashantee’s BedThe King Of Ashantee’s Bed. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images). A British Army officer gingerly […]Read More