Monthly Archives: February, 2020

1948 Riots which triggered Ghana’s independence

Today in History, exactly 72 years ago, on 28th February 1948, the Gold Coast was rocked by riots following the killing of three Ghanaian...

Thomas Mensah (Dr.) – Inventor of Fibre Optics

Dr. Thomas Mensah is a world-renowned Ghanaian - American inventor and chemical engineer well-known for his pioneering innovations in fiber optics and nanotechnology. Early Life...

Kwame Nkrumah’s words about the 1966 coup led by kotoka

Kwame Nkrumah 's words about the coup which deposed him headed by Colonel Emmanuel Kwesi Kotoka and Major Akwasi Amankwa Afrifa: "I left Accra on...

President Kwame Nkrumah overthrown in a Coup

Today in History exactly 54 years ago, President Kwame Nkrumah was unconstitutionally ousted from office through a military coup. The Coup was launched by...

Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah ‘s Journey of No Return

Today in History, exactly 54 years ago, On February 21, 1966, Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah left Ghana for Hanoi, the Democratic Republic of North Vietnam,...

Docia Kisseih -first Ghanaian Chief Nursing Officer

Docia Angelina Naki Kisseih (Docia Kisseih)  became the first Ghanaian Chief Nursing Officer to take over from the British Colonial government in 1961. She was...

Carl Christian Reindorf, A History of the Gold Coast and Asante

Carl Christian Reindorf, He was a Gold coast pastor of the Basel Mission, a historian, teacher, farmer, trader and physician in the Gold Coast...

Akwasi Boakye, first Black mining engineer in the world

Akwasi Boakye (archaically spelt as Aquasi Boachi), the first Black mining engineer in the world. Born on April 24, 1827, AKwasi Boakye is the world’s...

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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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