British Broadcasting Corporation’s radar has picked Obaahemaa Yaa Asantewaa for the first episode on their new season of the inspirational series dubbed, “African women who changed the world”.
This great woman in Ghana’s history led the Ashanti people into battle against the British over the sacred treasure of the Ashanti Kingdom, ‘The Golden Stool’.
Watch the artistic interpretation of this historical truth in video below.
We’re kicking off our “African women who changed the world” season with Yaa Asantewaa, the woman who lead the Ashanti people into battle against the British. Did you know her amazing story? Which African women inspire you? #wcw pic.twitter.com/dFXahsJVCl
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) July 11, 2018
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