The standard against which Ghanaians normally measure the performance of a president of the republic is against the first president of the land, Osagefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The man whose name connotes vision, success, and ambition still has the footprints of his accolades printed in the economy of the country.
Level 400 nursing students of the University For Development Studies have reportedly involved in a car accident on their way to Akosombo Dam for an excursion. According to close source, the level 400 students went to Pantan for Psychiatric affiliation and on their way back, part of the students decided to go for an excursion at the Akosombo Dam.
Ghana is blessed to have the largest and the finest man-made lake in the world. The lake Volta is a man made lake which connects to the Akosombo dam for electricity. In today's article, let's find out what man made lake is. Does it mean, man created that lake, or something else.
True my brother. If this man who has ruled Ghana before will talk like this, Ghana is a broken rotten egg. What did he do when he was a president of Ghana? If what he is calling rush development like Akosombo Dam and others were not in place before he became president what will depend on when he was a president?
Touring in Ghana is very exciting because of natural preservatives made or the beauty nature brings by itself. Tourist sites like Kakum National Park, Waterfall sites(ie Wli waterfall, Boti waterfall ), Kwame Nkrumah Avenue are very educative, creative and beautiful to have a look at.
After Ghana attained independence in 1957 through the bloody sacrifices of our forefathers led by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, it had rich potentials of becoming one of the best countries on planet earth. With abundance of natural resources coupled with the huge sums of money left by its colonial ruler, Britain, Ghana was expected to live beyond aid.
Lake Volta is a man-made lake in Ghana. The Akosombo Dam, which was built immediately south of Ajena in 1961 and finished in 1965, dammed the Volta River and produced a lake that stretches upstream from the Akosombo Dam to Yapei, past the historic junction of the Black and White Volta rivers.
Under the leadership of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the Gold Coast has gained its independence with a new name known as Ghana. At the day of independence in 1957, Dr Kwame Nkrumah triggered the fact that the independence of Ghana remains meaningless without the total liberation of the whole Africa. By this language move, Nkrumah he inspired the rest of the African continent to attain independence. He also triggered gigantic developments like Akosombo Dam and the rising up of Tema as a modern industrial city.
Ghana is among the few African Countries that generates its own electricity. The electricity is generated by The Akosombo Dam which was built by Late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana. The Dam generates electricity for Ghana and some other West African countries. The electricity is managed and maintained by the Electricity Company Of Ghana, Supported by the Government of Ghana. "Dumsor" is a popular Ghanaian terms which means power outages. Dumsor Started when Former president John Mahama
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#OperaNewsHubAnniversary Electricity is one of the main determinants of the economic prosperity of any country.Because it plays a pivotal role in undertaking daily activities from industrial to the household in powering machines in the industrial sectors, and at our various homes it also serves as a source of lightning and energy for cooking.
The Adomi Bridge ( originally the Volta Bridge ) is a latticed steel arch suspension bridge crossing the Volta river at Atimpoku in Ghana in west Africa. It is the first permanent bridge to span the Volta river, which drains south into the Gulf of Guinea and is Ghana's longest suspension bridge. It provides the main road passage, just south of the Akosombo Dam, between the Eastern Region and the Volta Region of Ghana. It was opened in 1957 by Ghana's first president. The iconic crescent - shaped arch bridge
In my opinion, the Dumsor problem Ghana now faces is caused by mismanagement.When Ghana's population begun to rise, our leaders did not add enough power to the already existing power source.It is no hidden secret that the power sector generates lots of money and it is one the sectors with the highest paid jobs and so funding it would not have caused any harm or difficulty until now.
The Eastern region of Ghana is blessed with some of the most beautiful sites in the country.The Boti falls, Aburi Gardens, Akosombo Dam, Umbrella rock, and many others.The aforementioned sites are very popular with Ghanaians.
WAS NKRUMAH GOOD FOR GHANA? How often do you hear that ``Nkrumah`` was good for Africa but he did not do much for Ghana? Well, these are just some of the things that Nkrumah and his Socialist development model brought to Ghana. 1. Accra International Airport (Refurbishment) 2. Adomi Bridge 3. Afienya Gliding School 4. Agricultural Development Bank 5. Akosombo Dam 6. Akasanoma Radio factory 7. Asutuare Sugar Factory 8. Bank of ghana 9. Bonsa Tyre manufacturing 10. Cape coast University 11. Catering Rest House
Volta Region of Ghana The Volta Region is one of the most beautiful regions to visit in Ghana. With its lush vegetation and beautiful mountain range, it makes an ideal weekend get-away from the hustle and bustle of Accra. It has the highest mountain peaks in Ghana including Mount Afadjato which stands at 885m. It is also home to Lake Volta which is one of the World’s largest man-made lakes. The region has the country’s most impressive waterfalls, including Wli Falls, the highest in West Africa. The
Politics is and has become a major ingredients in our lives and day to day actions whether we like it or not, whether we are interested in it or not. The names we call it does not matter; people call the dirty game, business for cheaters but whatever name we might call it and how corrupt we think it is, politics affects us directly and indirectly wherever we find ourselves. Political parties seek to thrive in the name of politics, politics seeks to serve the people, make living heaven on earth for its citizens
More unstable disclosures are rising up out of the exercises of the secessionist bunch in the Volta Region. Information Minister, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, says the gathering wanted to bomb the Akosombo Dam, Adomi Bridge and set fire to markets in the area and other installations and different establishments. Be that as it may, he said because of noteworthy knowledge, the security in the Volta locale thwarted their arrangements. The Information Minister likewise revealed that a portion of the Western Togoland
Lake Volta is beleived to be the largest man-made lake in the world by surface area, which is covers 8,502 square kilometres (3,283 sq mi), which is 3.6% of Ghana's land area.
John Dramani Mahama says it’s a recipe for mediocrity to examine records in the course of an election year. In a viral video, Mahama, then a vice-presidential candidate to Prof. John Evans Atta mills stated that no government must be happy building more infrastructure than the preceding government. “A presidential candidate launched his marketing campaign; he stated this election is ready a contrast of statistics. That’s a recipe for mediocrity,” Mahama stated after his formal introduction via Prof.
Our visit to Akosombo Dam was eye-opening. It’s amazing what humans can do when really determined. But it’s equally amazing how careless humans can be about their actions. Creating a massive lake is certainly a formidable achievement! And creating that massive lake without really weighing the potential consequences… well, that’s just human. Before visiting, we had thought that, sure, constructing the world’s largest reservoir is a dangerous thing. But at least they’re bringing power to the people!