Scores of Kumawood actors, actresses, producers and directors hit the streets of Kumasi on Thursday as they demonstrated against the influx of foreign soaps translated into the local language which has taken over programming on Ghana television stations.
The stakeholders of the industry have expressed their opposition to these soaps and how they are destroying their movies and they took to the streets to make sure that position was felt.
It’s been day three of Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, Asantehemaa’s funeral and almost the whole country has been thrown into mourning, which has subsequently also been a gallant display of Ghanaian Culture.
The array of dignitaries arriving at the funeral grounds in Manhyia Palace to express their condolences to the Asante Kingdom can not be overemphasized.
Today is day four and the grand funeral day for Otumfuo Osei Tutu II’s late mother Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampem II.
In line with the heavy activities lined up for the final funeral rites, The Ghana Education Service has ordered all schools in the Kumasi Metropolis to be closed down for the day.
Yesterday marked day two of the funeral rites for Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, Asanteman Queen Mother who died at age 111.
A growing number of Ghanaian Celebrities and dignitaries are passing through the funeral grounds at the Manhyia Palace to express their condolences.
Among all the cultural display at the grounds, comedian/musician A Plus is fascinated and has commented on the above photo of a female fetish priest (ɔkɔmfo) smoking, believed to part of the cultural funeral rituals.