#WCW Afua Rida
Culture

#WCW Afua Rida

Afua Rida is a stylist, fashion blogger, runway show producer, and fashion consultant based in Ghana. Styled by Rida, her personal fashion blog that has earned her a myriad of awards including Style Blogger of the Year for the past two years as well as The Glitz Africa “Fashion Blogger of the Year” 2015 award. … Continue reading

Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa
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Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa

Nana Yaa Asantewaa (c. 1840 – 17 October 1921) was appointed queen mother of Ejisu of the Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana—by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Okpese, the Ejisuhene “ruler of Ejisu”. Prior to European colonization, the Ashanti people developed an influential West African empire. Asantewaa was the Gatekeeper of the “Golden Stool” (Sika ‘dwa) during this powerful Ashanti Confederacy (Asanteman), an independent federation of Asanti … Continue reading