Monthly Archives: November, 2019

Meet Mrs Agnes Oforiwa Tagoe-Quarcoopome, the market woman who garnered support and funds for Kwame Nkrumah to achieve his goal

This is not to say that there were no women who supported the fight for independence. Perhaps their stories have been kept in the...

Dr. J.B. Danquah, one of Ghana’s Big Six

Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye Danquah was born on 18 December 1895 in the town of Bepong in Kwahu in the Eastern Region of Ghana...

Zinabu, the first Ghanaian film to be shot using a video camera

Zinabu is a 1987 Ghanaian film directed by William Akuffo and Richard Quartey. Zinabu tells the story of a witch converting to Christianity. The film...

The untold story of a volleyball gem, Wise Kwami Adzokpa

Wise Kwami Adzokpa, the sixth child of the late Mr Gordon Olympic Kofi Mensah and Madam Peace Afiwor Womoo, was born on June 20,...

Annie Ruth Jiagge Baëta, The first woman to become a lawyer and a Judge in Ghana.

Annie Ruth Baëta was born on 7 October 1918 in Lomé, French Togoland. Her parents were teachers, Henrietta Baëta and Presbyterian minister, Robert Domingo...

Madam Elizabeth Ankrah (the 102-year-old woman who cooked for Kwame Nkrumah in the 1960s)

The lady who made sure Ghana’s independence hero, Dr Kwame Nkrumah was well fed was still alive as at 2017. At 100 years old,...

Charlotte Mensah, The First Black Woman To Be Inducted Into The British Hairdressing Awards Hall Of Fame

Charlotte Mensah Award-winning hairstylist, owner and artistic director of the Hair Lounge salon, founder of the Charlotte Mensah of...

Efua Sutherland, the Ghanaian playwright-activist. One of Africa’s earliest female writers recognized locally and internationally for numerous theater works

Efua Sutherland Many great literary works owe their legacies to dedicated teachers who explore their meaning with their students....

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Photograph of Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa & Frederick William Kwasi Akuffo

Photograph of Lieutenant General Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa (1936-1979) and Lieutenant General Frederick William Kwasi Akuffo (1937-1979) as young cadets of Normandy...
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Kofi Abrefa Busia dies in London (Today in History)

Today in History, exactly 42 years ago, Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, Prime Minister of the 2nd Republic of Ghana...

EDWARD AKUFFO-ADDO NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE 2ND REPUBLIC

Today in History, on Aug. 28, 1970. Edward Akuffo-Addo is named President of Ghana. He was the only other...

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Ghana confirms new cases of Coronavirus

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed five (5)...

Nana Kwame Bediako acquires $7 Million House In Bel Air, California

Nana Kwame Bediako (Freedom Jacob Caesar) was born in...
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