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Lost Kingdoms of Africa - Asante Kingdom

Updated: Aug 17, 2020

During this episode, Dr. Casely-Hayford journeys to Ghana, West Africa, where a wealthy empire once controlled the region.

His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Asantehene

Asante was founded on gold and slaves, ensuring its significant position in the economy of the three continents. He explains how this sophisticated kingdom arose from the unlikely climate of a dense tropical forest and how it was kept together by a shared sense of culture and history-one deliberately created by the rulers of the kingdom.

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