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Today In History: Ghanaian Journalist Komla Afeke Dumor Passed Away

Today in history exactly seven years ago today, chilling news swept through the country on the sudden and shocking death of celebrated Ghanaian journalist,...

Today In History: Ghana’s First Female Pilot Melody Millicent Danquah Was Born

Melody Millicent Danquah, She was Ghana’s 1st Female Pilot and Squadron Leader. She was the first to fly solo, and first to finish in...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today In History: On The 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...

Today In History: The Story Of The 1983 Abortive Coup Of Ghana

Exactly 37 years ago, on June 19, 1983, Corporal Carlos Halidu Giwa led a group of rebels in an unsuccessful attempted coup d’etat which came...

Today In History: General 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...

Today In History: The Real Story Behind The June 4th Revolution

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