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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...

May 9 Disaster: worst 90 min in African football history

Today in History, exactly 19 years ago, On May 9, 2001, 127 Ghanaian football fans died in a stampede caused by the firing of...

Operation Guitar Boy- Coup Plotters executed

Today in History, exactly 53 years ago, on May 9, 1967, Coup (Operation Guitar Boy) Plotters Lt. Samuel Arthur and Lt. Moses Yeboah were...

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...

How 43 Ghanaian peacekeepers were killed by Congolese army

Today in History, exactly 59 years ago, on April 28, 1961, 43 Ghanaian peacekeepers were killed in one of the UN’s deadliest missions by...

Kwame Nkrumah dies in Bucharest today in 1972

Today in History, exactly 48 years ago, on April 27, 1972, Kwame Nkrumah, the deposed President of Ghana and a great Pan-Africanist died in...

Sir Kobina Arku Korsah, first Ghanaian Chief Justice

Sir Kobina Arku Korsah (1894-1967) was the first African Chief Justice of Gold Coast (1956) and independent Ghana (1957-1963). He was the first Ghanaian alongside...

Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka killed in an Abortive coup

Today in History, exactly 53 years ago today, on April 17, 1967, Major General Emmanuel kwasi Kotoka who was a member of the ruling...

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Kwame Nkrumah speech at the founding of the OAU

Today in History, exactly 57 years ago, on 25 May, 1963, the first African organisation after independence, the Organisation...
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Formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)

Today in History, exactly 57 years ago, On 25 May, 1963, the first African organisation after independence, the Organisation...

Esther Afua Ocloo: Ghana’s inspiring businesswoman

Esther Afua Ocloo (Born as Esther Afua Nkulenu) is One of Ghana’s great entrepreneurs, the founder of Nkulenu Industries...

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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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