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Theodosia Salome Okoh: Designer of the Ghana Flag

Today in History, exactly 98 years ago, on 13th June, 1928, Madam Theodosia Salome Okoh Affectionately known as “Dosia, Mama Maa” or...

Tunka Manin- Ruler of the ancient Ghana empire

Tunka Manin or Tunkamenin, born around 1010 AD, was a ruler of the Ghana Empire who reigned from 1062 to 1076 AD. His predecessor...

Remembering the Kumasi Mutiny of 1901

Remembering the Kumasi Mutiny of 1901. Photomontage of Private Luseini an NCO of the British West African Regiment. Luseini was one of 134 soldiers...

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...

First Presidential Elections held in Ghana

60 years ago, on 27 April 1960, Presidential Elections were held for the First time in Ghana of which Dr. Kwame Nkrumah Defeated Dr....

Salaga Slave Market, a Slave hub in the 18th Century

Salaga Slave Market is an 18th-century slave market located in the East Gonja District of northern Ghana. One of Ghana’s major tourist attractions is the...

Queen Pokou- Akan Princess who founded a tribe in Ivory Coast

Queen Pokou born (Princess Pokou ) was Queen and founder of the Baoule tribe in West Africa, now Ivory Coast. She ruled over a branch...

Excelsior – first Football club in Ghana

Excelsior is the first Football club to be formed in Gold Coast (Now Ghana). History has it that Cape Coast is the birthplace of football...

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Brigadier Joseph Edward Michel, the Ghanaian named after a Military Base

Brigadier Joseph Edward Michel, he was a Ghanaian soldier. The Michel Camp of the Ghana Armed Forces located at Tema is named after him in...
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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...

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...

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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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