Monthly Archives: December, 2019

Elizabeth Frances Baaba Sey, first female graduate of the University of Ghana.

Elizabeth Frances Baaba Sey (née Biney) was born on April 21, 1927 and died in 1991. She was the first female graduate of the...

James Barnor, Ghana’s first full-time newspaper photographer and one of the first to introduce colour processing to Ghana

James Barnor was born on 6th June, 1929 in Accra, in what was then the Gold Coast. He is a Ghanaian photographer who has been...

The Story of Supt. Salifu Dagarti; the man who took a bullet for Kwame Nkrumah at the Flagstaff House

Salifu Dagarti was born in July 1931 and died on 2 January 1964. He was a British trained Ghanaian police officer and presidential bodyguard...

Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings & Capt. Quashigah after the successive crushing of an attempted coup d’etat, June, 1983.

Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings & Capt. Quashigah after the successive crushing of an attempted coup d'etat, June, 1983. They closed border points & extended...

The story of Breffu, a female slave from Ghana who led a massive slave revolt to take over the West Indies in 1733

Breffu was an Akwamu leader of the 1733 slave insurrection on St. John (then known as St. Jan) in Danish West Indies. She committed...

Arthur Wharton, The world’s first Black professional footballer

Arthur Wharton Arthur Wharton was the world's first Black professional footballer. Arthur Wharton was born...

Deo Gratias, The Oldest Photography Studio Still In Operation

Deo Gratias is the oldest photography studio still in operation in Accra. Founded in 1922 by J.K Bruce Vanderpuije. He is one of the...

Mercy Tagoe, The First Ever Ghanaian Female Coach To Win A Trophy.

Mercy Tagoe was born on 5th February, 1974. She is a Ghanaian football coach and former player who played as a defender for the...

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Brigadier Joseph Edward Michel, the Ghanaian named after a Military Base

Brigadier Joseph Edward Michel, he was a Ghanaian soldier. The Michel Camp of the Ghana Armed Forces located at Tema is named after him in...
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General Joseph Arthur Ankrah ‘s Letter to the American President.

A Letter from the Military Ruler, Lt. General Joseph Arthur Ankrah to the American President, Lyndon Baines Johnson on March...

Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah elected as first prime minister of the Gold Coast

Today in History, on 21 March 1952, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah became the first prime minister of the Gold...

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Ghana National Grand Mosque, second Largest in West Africa.

Ghana National Grand Mosque, it is the second largest...

Ghana confirms new cases of Coronavirus

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