Rastafarian Elder Franklyn “King Frank-I”  Francis dies

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Rastafarian Elder Franklyn “King Frank-I”  Francis has died.

He had been suffering with an illness for some time.

King Frank I led efforts in Antigua and Barbuda for the decriminalization/legalisation of Cannabis.

In 2015 he was named Ambassador to the African Union.

The elder was also a sportscaster and journalist.

More to come…

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  1. ANR THE HEADLINE IS INSENSITIVE PLEASE REMOVE IT IMMEDIATELY.

    THANKS MUCH…..

    Condolences to the family and friends of the elder.

  2. He has left a imprint on us all, hence clearly his life served a purpose. Condolences to his family and friends. Thanks for sharing him.

  3. Condolences to his family and loved ones 🙏🏿😢
    “…It is appointed unto man one to die, but after this the judgement” ~Hebrews 9:27

    A great loss.

  4. Condolences to his family. Very sad indeed. The country and the Rastafarian community have lost a great son.

  5. Condolences first to the family of ‘King Frank-I’, to his Rastafari Community members, to the sporting fraternity, to the media fraternity, to Antiguans and Barbudans.
    May his soul rest in peace.

    • An outstanding citizen. He taught me undergrad MacroEconomics. Outstanding Cricket Enthusiast and Commentator, PanAfricanist and Reparationist. Member of an most noteworthy family. Condolences to his bloodline and to his Rastafari family.

  6. Wen really lost an intellectual man here. Great loss for the country. Condolences to the family, friends and the entire Rastafarian Community.

  7. In the name of Saint Selassie I – Ras Tafar I – Emperor and King give thanks for Zion Gates awaits de I!

    …Yah live children, yea!
    …Rasta live! Children yea!

    I n I first met King Frank I, in the 1970’s after he had returned from University studies, as a young man and took the bold step, knowing the backlash he would receive from Our Culture for promoting this RADICAL, ROOTICAL Kulcha into the society.
    To this day from the Ital Shack on lower Bishopgate Street serving #Ital #Bread and peanut butter to Jungle and even as an Ambassador of the Nation, he never wavered from representing Saint Selassie I – Ras Tafar I, as a Rastafarian.

    De I works lives on….

    Nuff RASpect…to Binghi, Collin and the rest of his family!

  8. Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
    It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garment
    As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded his blessing, even life forevermore!
    Welcome to Zion King FrankI Tafari🙏🏿

  9. Give thanks for Representing the work of Africa and the love of rights and justice. One love brother.

  10. Notes From A Native Son Of The Rock!

    Condolences to Family, Friends and Country WoMen!

    He ran the course! He fought the Good fight! He kept the Faith!

  11. Hail to family brothers and sisters of I andI elder king Franki,faithful member of nyahbinghi order.condolenses t0 wife and children,especiallyAdama.love continuosly.

  12. On behalf of the Theocracy Reign Ivine Order of the Nyahbinghi Canada, ini Condolences trod forth to the anicent love ones and families, friends and relatives. May H.I.M. Qedamawi Haile Selassie and Empress Itege Menen, warp his irit in they bosom.

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