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Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah elected as first prime minister of the Gold Coast

Today in History, on 21 March 1952, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah became the first prime minister of the Gold Coast (Now Ghana).   Kwame Nkrumah was...

Asantehene Prempeh I Returns from exile in the Seychelles

On this Day in 1924, Asantehene Prempeh I Returned to the Gold Coast after staying in exile in the Seychelles for 24 years following...

Roy Ankrah wins the British Empire featherweight title.

Today in History, exactly 69 years ago, in April 30, 1951, John Theophilus Otoo, better known as Roy Ankrah, a.k.a “The Black Flash” defeated...

Jacobus Capitein, first African Ordained Minister

Jacobus Capitein was a Dutch Christian minister of Ghanaian birth who was one of the first known sub-Saharan Africans to study at a European...

The Posuban Shrines of Central Region

The Posuban Shrines are a unique feature of the central coastal region of Ghana; it is easy to find them in the oldest trading...

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...

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General Joseph Arthur Ankrah ‘s Letter to the American President.

A Letter from the Military Ruler, Lt. General Joseph Arthur Ankrah to the American President, Lyndon Baines Johnson on March...
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Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah elected as first prime minister of the Gold Coast

Today in History, on 21 March 1952, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah became the first prime minister of the Gold...

BABA YARA; Greatest Ghanaian Footballer

Baba Yara was born on the 12th of October, 1936 in Kumasi, Ashanti...

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Ghana National Grand Mosque, second Largest in West Africa.

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Ghana confirms new cases of Coronavirus

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