Culture is important in shaping the lives of a group of people–and therefore preserving the whole of it or at least some part is essential.
Though the Asante Kingdom does not really exist in its original state, the people have done well in preserving its rich Culture.
The funeral rites of the Queen Mother of the Asanti’s, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II is ongoing in Kumasi and so far we’ve seen some amazing, scary, interesting and unique photos–depicting the Culture of the people of Ashanti.
We’ve gathered 12 of the trending photos on social media for those who have not seen them yet–and interestingly, Nana Kwaku Bonsam represented, perhaps with his many “dwarves.”
Asantehemaa's funeral Photocredit: Bob Pixel
The ongoing funeral rites of the late
Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II,
has so far been peaceful and has also thought
the new generation the rich Asante culture.
Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, who is the
mother of the Ashanti King, Otumfuo Osei Tutu
II, passed away at the age of 111.
Some celebrities, politicians and public figures
have made their presence known at the funeral
grounds but we have spotted some super scary
photos to share with you.
Take and deep breath and join us as we walk
you through the top 5 SCARIEST photos we saw
at the funeral grounds.
1. Can you play with a dagger in your mouth?2. Or dance like our modern day Komfo Anokye?3. How about spinning your war Batakari like
Kwaku Bonsam4.Keep staring at me. Nightmare awaits you!