Today In History: Anas’ Partner Ahmed Hussein-Suale Shot Dead

Undercover investigator and a key member of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ Tiger Eye Private Investigations team, Ahmed Hussein-Suale, was shot dead a year ago today.

Today In History: Lt. Col. Ignatius Acheampong Overthrows Dr Kofi Busia’s Government In...

On January 13, 1972, the military seized control of the government of Ghana for the second time under the leadership of Lieutenant Colonel I.K. Acheampong. The army justified its...

Today In History: The Opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Filed A Lawsuit Challenging The...

On January 3, 2013, Ghana's main opposition political party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) filed a petition at the country's highest court, the Supreme Court, challenging the validity of...

Today In History: J E Atta-Mills Wins Election To Become President Of Ghana On...

Opposition NDC candidate John Evans Atta Mills narrowly won Ghana's presidential election, the Ghana Electoral Commission said on its Web site on January 2, 2009. The chairman...

Today In History: January 2nd, 1964 Police Constable Ametewee Fails In Assassination Attempt On...

This is the detailed account of what happened that day in 1964. ThAs Ghana entered 1964, at about 1.15 pm on Thursday, January 2nd,...
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Boxing Day: Meaning, Traditions And Why We Celebrate It

With the madness of Christmas Day behind us, many of us will be looking forward to a day on the sofa eating leftovers. The...

Today In History: Kwame Nkrumah Becomes General Secretary Of The UGCC On Dec 16,...

The fog-filtered African sun on 10 December 1947, witnessed Kwame Nkrumah's return to the Gold Coast, disembarking at Takoradi after an absence of 12 years. He found...

Today In History: Floyd “KLUTEI” Robertson Wins Commonwealth Featherweight Crown In November 26, 1960

Floyd "Klutei" Robertson born Floyd Clottey Quartey in Accra was a Ghanaian professional feather/super feather/lightweight boxer of the 1950s and '60s who won the Ghanaian featherweight title, West African...

Today In History: Black Stars Win The African Cup Of Nation For The 2nd...

The Black Stars of Ghana won the 5th edition of African Cup of Nations in 1965. This was their 2nd successful outing at Championship of African Football (CAF). They...

Today In History: Britain Secures The Northern Border Of Modern Day Ghana

British officials had first penetrated the area in the 1880s, and after 1896 protection was extended to northern areas whose trade with the coast had been controlled by Asante....

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Today In History: JANUARY 17, 1896: SIR Francis Scott Enters Kumasi...

The Fourth Anglo-Asante War was a brief war, from 1894. The Asante turned down an unofficial offer to become a British protectorate...