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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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Dr Letitia Obeng, First Ghanaian Woman Scientist

Dr Letitia Obeng is a First Woman Scientist in Zoology, and was the first Ghanaian woman to graduate with...
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Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, a.k.a Sir John, is dead

Former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, is...

1 July 1960, Ghana officially became a Republic

Today in History, exactly 60 years ago, on 1 July 1960, Kwame Nkrumah became Ghana's first president and Ghana...

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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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