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General Akwasi Afrifa executed by firing squad

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago, on June 26, 1979, Ghana’s former head of state, Lieutenant General Akwasi Afrifa was executed by a firing...

19 June 1983 Abortive Coup of Ghana

Today in History, exactly 37 years ago, on 19 June 1983, Corporal Carlos Halidu Giwa led a group of rebels in an unsuccessful attempted coup...

Ignatius Kutu Acheampong executed by firing squad

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago, On June 16, 1979, Ghana's former head of state, Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, was executed by a firing...

How Major- General Odartey-Wellington lost his Life during the June 4 Revolution

Major- General Odartey-Wellington, he was the Chief of Army Staff of the Supreme Military Council II (SMC II). He unsuccessfully led his troops to...

Flt. Lt Jerry John Rawlings attempted coup d’état

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago on May 15, 1979, Flt. Lt Jerry John Rawlings was arrested and imprisoned after he led a...

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...

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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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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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