by Francis Akhalbey, at 12:06 pm, March 07, 2018, History

5 notable traditional African leaders who stood their grounds against colonialists [1]

Prempeh I

Prempeh I

He was the King of the Ashanti Kingdom in Ghana from 1888 until his death in 1931. Prempeh I severally refused offers by the British to make the Ashanti Kingdom their protectorate and led his people in a war against them in 1893. Prempeh I together with other leaders were eventually arrested and exiled to Seychelles.


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