Brong Ahafo Region

 

 

Musings on some historical aspects of the Brong Ahafo Region, written in 1967 by the Akyempemhene Piesie of Awua-Domase, from the perspective of a well-informed history buff  who was also the son of a Barimhene (of Awua Domase), grew up in Ahenfie, lived in and functioned as an Asante subject within the greater Asante Nation for more than 2/3rds of his life (82 years old when he passed on), before finding himself the subject and citizen of a so-called "Asante Island" in the newly-created Brong Ahafo Region. The document was written as one of several memos that he wrote in 1967 as part of his preparation for his work as a member of the  Constitutional Commision of the Second Republic of Ghana. When he refers to "the old regime", he means Kwame Nkrumah's CPP Government of the First Republic of Ghana. 

  

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