10 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Dr Kwame Nkrumah About Africa

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21st September marks the anniversary of the birth of Kwame Nkrumah - the first President of the Republic of Ghana. Kwame Nkrumah is undoubtedly...

1909-1972: The Rise And Fall Of Dr Kwame Nkrumah

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Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the first Prime Minister (1957-1960) and President (1960-1966) of the Republic of Ghana, was the leader of the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain its...

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...

CCTV Captures Policeman Stealing Coins In A Bank

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A policeman, Sergeant George Amankwa, at Ajumako Enyan in the Central Region, has been detained for stealing GH¢690 coins from a bank...