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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 officially became a Republic. On March...

Three High Court Judges & retired army officer Killed

Today in History, exactly 38 years ago, on 30 June 1982, three High Court Judges as well as a retired army officer were murdered...

General Akwasi Afrifa executed by firing squad

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago, on June 26, 1979, Ghana’s former head of state, Lieutenant General Akwasi Afrifa was executed by a firing...

Jerry John Rawlings, 1st President of 4th republic of Ghana.

Today in History, exactly 73 years ago, Flt. Lt Jerry John Rawlings was born. He is a former Ghanaian military leader and politician who ruled the...

19 June 1983 Abortive Coup of Ghana

Today in History, exactly 37 years ago, on 19 June 1983, Corporal Carlos Halidu Giwa led a group of rebels in an unsuccessful attempted coup...

Ignatius Kutu Acheampong executed by firing squad

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago, On June 16, 1979, Ghana's former head of state, Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, was executed by a firing...

June 4th Revolution, Real story behind the Uprising

Today in History, exactly 41 years ago, on June 4, 1979, Ghana was ushered into its morning life with an announcement on radio by...

June 3 disaster, Worst Flood disaster in Ghana

Today in History, exactly 5 years ago on June 3, 2015, Ghana experienced the worst flood disaster with the combination of a fire Outbreak...

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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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