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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...

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...

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...

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...

Today In History: On The 1 July 1960 Ghana Officially Became A Republic

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Today in History, exactly 60 years ago, on 1 July 1960, Kwame Nkrumah became Ghana’s first president...

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

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

Today In History: General Acheampong Executed By Firing Squad

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

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

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

Today In History: George Mclean, First President Of Committee Of Merchants Of The Gold...

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Regarded as the seminal builder of the Gold Coast Colony which preceded modern Ghana, Captain George Maclean was born on 24th February...

Today In History: In 1979 FLT. LT. Jerry Rawlings Arrested After Failed Military Uprising

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Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings staged his first military coup as a young revolutionary on 15 May 1979, five weeks before scheduled...