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Heir today, goon tomorrow

Heir today, goon tomorrow
“When I get to Africa, I have to worship him,” said Elizabeth Osei, part-time first lady of the Akwamu people of eastern Ghana, speaking of her husband Isaac, who is the Akwamu chief.
“When I get back, he has to worship me” — because Elizabeth is the president of the couple’s New York City taxi company, where they work 12-hour days when they’re not Ghanian royalty.
Isaac’s reign, according to a New York Times report, covers several months a year and requires divine-like wisdom in adjudicating his people’s disputes.
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