This Is What Was Happening In Africa In the Late 15th Century

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Prince Abubakari Keita II Sailed the Atlantic These days it’s become a cliché to say Christopher Columbus was the first...
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5 African Royals That Were Taken Into Slavery During The Slave Trade Era

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Back when we were in school, our history lessons spoke of slave trade like it was meant for poor people and slaves. As the years have gone...

Today In History: The Royal African Gold Coast Artillery Force Was Disbanded

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The Gold Coast Regiment originated in security units formed in the 1850s in what is now Ghana. The 'Gold Coast Corps' had been recruited in the early...

Today In History: The Constituent Assembly Approves The Constitution For The 2ND Republic

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On this day, August 16, 1969 the constituent assembly approved the draft constitution setting the stage for elections for the return to constitutional governance in Ghana. This...

Today In History: Submission Of Prempeh I After 4th Anglo-Ashanti War

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The 4th Anglo-Ashanti War spanned from December 1895 to February 1896. The war started on the pretext of failure to pay the fines levied on the Ashanti...

Today In History: The British Establish A Garrison At Kintampo On August 14, 1896

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In the confused period between 1894 and 1896, the Asante continued to control much of the then Northern Territories, in spite of their having been subdued by...

Today In History: Legislative Act Fixing The Cocoa Price For Farmers Passed On August...

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The “Council for Higher Cocoa Prices” was the CPP’s introduction of the Cocoa Duty and Development Funds (amendment) bill in August 1954. This first legislative act was...

Today In History: Ebenezer Ako-Adjei, Tawia Adamafio, And HH Cofie-Crabbe Tried For Kulungugu Bomb...

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Following an attempt on President Kwame Nkrumah's life in Kulungugu, three of his close associates were arrested for the assassination attempt. The accused in the case were...

Today In History: 194 Years Ago The Katamanso War (The Battle Of Dodowa) Began

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Today in history, on 7 August 1826, exactly 194 years ago, the Katamanso War (The battle of Dodowa) began. The war was fought between the Asantes and...

6 Women Who Played Crucial Roles In Ghana’s Struggle For Independence

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In 2019 the Parliament of Ghana approved August 4 as a statutory public holiday to mark Founders' Day in the country. It replaced Founder’s...