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Bonwire Kente Village

Bonwire is a town in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district within the Ashanti Region of Ghana, where the most popular cloth in Africa, popularly known as “Kente”, originated. Kente, known as nwentoma in Akan, is an indigenous Ghanaian textile, made of interwoven cloth strips of silk and cotton.

The Kente is worn by the king of the Ashanti Kingdom in Ghana.

Ashanti King in Kente

One of the most popular clothes in Africa: Kente being woven

Variety of kente colors for special occasions