Queens Regnant – Pokou of Baoule

Pokou of Baoule was born around 1730 as the daughter of Nyakou Kosiamoa. She became a leader of a group which broke away from the main Ashanti Confederacy, which she had refused to join. She had led her group to the Komoe river after a long journey but was unsure as to how to cross the [read more]