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Asantehene Nana Prempeh I in his tuxedo , for a formal dinner with the British governor in the Seychelles Islands with some of his people whom were sent to captivity

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Asantehene Nana Prempeh I in his tuxedo, for a formal dinner with the British governor in the Seychelles Islands. On his right is the immortal Queen Yaa Asantewaa of Edweso who was exiled to the Seychelles after leading a War of Liberation in 1900/1901 against the British invaders of Asante. On Nana Prempeh’s left is his mother Asantehemaa Nana Yaa Akyaa.. Others include: Bantamahene (Kumase Kontihene) Barima Kwame Amankwatia and Asafohene (Kumase Akwamuhene) Nana Asafo Boakye in top hats on the third row (behind the Englishman). Behind Nana Yaa Akyaa are Nana Prempeh’s brother Nana Agyeman Badu, the Abakomahene; and their father Nana Akwasi Gyambibi, to his left.