Monthly Archives: August, 2020

The battle of Dodowa (the Katamanso War)

Today in history, on 7 August 1826, exactly 194 years ago, the Katamanso War (The battle of Dodowa) began. The war was fought between...

UGCC formed, Today in History

Today in History, on August 4,1947, Exactly 73 years ago, The United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) was formed. Although political organisations had existed in the...

August 4, Founders’ day of Ghana

Today August 4, 2020 which marks Founders’ Day is a statutory Public Holiday to celebrate the collective efforts of the country’s forebears who led...

Ghana demands independence from Britain On 3 August 1956

Today in History, On 3 August 1956, exactly 64 years ago, the new assembly passed a motion authorizing the government to request independence within...

Joshua Clottey wins the IBF World welterweight title

Today in History, exactly 12 years ago, On August 2, 2008, Ghana’s Joshua Clottey captured the IBF World welterweight title with a nine-round technical...

Assassination attempt on Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah

Today in History (exactly 58 years ago), on 1 August 1962, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah escaped a bomb assassination attempt on his life at...

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Nii Kwabena Bonne II- Today in History led a boycott of all European goods

Today in History, exactly 73 years ago, Nii Kwabena Bonne II organized a boycott of all European goods in...
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13 January 1972- Ignatius Kutu Acheampong overthrow Kofi Abrefa Busia

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the coup d'etat against the government of Prime Minister Kofi Abrefa Busia when...

Melody Millicent Danquah, first female Ghanaian pilot

Melody Millicent Danquah Melody Millicent Danquah Melody Millicent Danquah, She was Ghana's 1st Female...

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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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