Monthly Archives: April, 2020

The Sagrenti War (Sir Garnet Wolseley) of 1874

The Asantes and the British fought several times. Those battles were called Anglo-Asante wars. Prominent amongst them are the Nsamankow war (January 21, 1824),...

Nana Kobena Gyan, the King who defied the British & got exiled

In the history of Ghana, Nana Kobena Gyan, King of Elmina who ruled from 1869 to 1872 has been described as one of the...

Queen Akua, Ghanaian slave who became a Queen in Jamaica

Queen Akua, the Queen of Kingston in Jamaica or Cubah Cornwallis, as she is popularly known, is lost in history due to the improper...

Takyi, the Ghanaian king who led a slave rebellion in Jamaica

Takyi was born into the Fante ethnic group (also part of the Akan) in the Gold Coast. He was a high-ranking chieftain, spoke fluent...

Joseph Ankrah (Lt.-Gen) resigns as Head of State

Today in History, exactly 51 years ago, on April 2, 1969, Lt.-Gen Joseph Ankrah resigned as head of state after having admitted that he...

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John Evans Atta Mills was Born today in 1944

Today in History, on July 21, 1944, John Evans Atta Mills was Born. He was a Ghanaian politician and...
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Ghana National Grand Mosque, second Largest in West Africa.

Ghana National Grand Mosque, it is the second largest mosque in West Africa. The 15,000 seater-capacity mosque complex has...

Major General Albert Ocran, Last Surviving NLC Member to Die

Major General Albert Ocran born on July 21, 1929 was a soldier and Politician. He was the commander of the...

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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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