Thrilling cultural display at Asantehemaa’s burial rites [Photos]

The capital of the Ashanti Region, Kumasi, was awash with rich cultural display as thousands of mourners flocked to the Mahnyia Palace to pay last respects to the late queen-mother of the Asante Kingdom, Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II.

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Final burial rites of Asantehemaa

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Asantehemaa Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II is lying in state at the Manhyia Palace, where mourners will be filing past her body until Thursday when she would finally be buried.

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Final burial rites of Asantehemaa

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Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, who died at the age of 111 in November 2016, will be buried in Breman on Thursday.

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Photos: Lauretta Timah

By: citifmonline.com/Ghana



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