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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...

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...

Celebrating Independence Day in Ghana

Today in History, exactly 63 years ago, on 6th March 1957. Ghana gained independence from their colonial masters. Happy Independence Day to Ghana. The day...

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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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