Monthly Archives: August, 2020

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 died from a heart attack...

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 member of the Big Six,...

Ghana Beat Brazil 3-2 To Lift the FIFA U-17 WC In Ecuador 1995.

Today in Football History, On the 20th of August, 1995, Ghana Beat Brazil 3-2 To Lift the FIFA U-17 WC In Ecuador 1995. Ghana...

Demerara rebellion of 1823, Quamina Gladstone

Quamina Gladstone, most often referred to simply as Quamina, was an enslaved Guyanese, a Coromantee, who was father of Jack Gladstone. Quamina and his...

Meet Bernice Dapaah; the Ghanaian woman building bikes from bamboo

Bernice Dapaah is a Ghanaian entrepreneur who is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative in Kumasi. This Initiative addresses...

The Berbice Slave Rebellion of 1763

Cuffy (variously Coffy, Kofi or Koffi) was an Akan slave who was transported to the Dutch colony of Berbice; present-day Guyana. He led a...

The University College of the Gold Coast (Now University of Ghana)

Today in history, The University College of the Gold Coast (Now University of Ghana) was founded by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the...

Ebenezer Ako-Adjei Tried in Kulungugu bomb attack

Today in history, on 9 August 1963 (exactly 57 years ago today, Ebenezer Ako-Adjei (foreign minister), Tawia Adamafio (information minister), and Hugh Horatio Cofie-Crabbe...

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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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