Today in history marks exactly 50 years anniversary of the coup d’etat against the government of Prime Minister Kofi Abrefa Busia when the military under the leadership of Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheampong seized control of the government of Ghana for the second time On 13 January 1972. 13 January 1972, Lieutenant Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheampong, then commanding
Meet 85yrs Old Strong Ama Busia; NPP Founding Member; Lost Her Father At Age 6; Got Arrested 7 Times
Ama Busia is one of the notable or key members in the ruling New Patriotic Party. She belongs to the Busia faction in the Dankwa-Dombo-Busia tradition of the NPP. She is the biological sister of Kofi Abrefa Busia who once led Ghana as a prime minister. Ama Busia still looks strong and beautiful at age 85.
King Xi'an at the age of 29 years saw his Kingdom surrounded by seven other Kingdoms hostile to his own. He was convinced only a strong and vibrant Kingdom can achieve the impossible that would last for generations to come even shaping China we know today ready to overtake the USA and become the number one world economy.
Over the years, mysterious things have been happening. A good example was when two men exchanged wives through a mutual agreement that was overseen by the area chief who was identified as Chief Wafula. In African traditional society swapping spouses and wife inheritance after the spouse dies was common.
Dr. Busia once said that the Ghanaian is a religious animal. This statement does not imply insult but to show how Africans are immensely involved in religious beliefs. This life of religiosity has become part of Africans, and for that matter, Ghanaians. After Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo was declared the winner of the 2020 elections, the NDC, led by John Dramani Mahama called for a press conference to reject the outcome of the results and called on supporters of the party to also do the same. Later, the former
Since achieving independence Ghana has experienced relatively little in the way of political stability. The country became a republic on 1 July 1960, and Kwame Nkrumah, who had been Prime Minister of this state and its predecessor since 1952, was made President. Nkrumah's Convention People's Party (CPP) became the sole legitimate political party when the country was declared a one party state on 21 February 1964 and when a military coup deposed Nkrumah on 24 February 1966, the scene was set for a long period
Kindly follow me for more insightful and educative facts and updates Kofi Abrefa Busia born on 11 July 1913 – 28 August 1978 was a Ghanaian political leader and academic who was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972. As a nationalist leader and prime minister, he helped to restore civilian government to the country following military rule. Busia was born a prince in the kingdom of Wenchi, in the Brong Ahafo Region, one of the four Gold Coast Territories, then under British rule and now called Ghana.
On September 20, 2020 Lawyer Maurice Ampaw was the guest panellist of ‘Mmra ne Abrabo mu Nsem’ show on Wontumi TV. The host of the program was Obaa Adwoa Nelson. The renowned lawyer narrated how he came from an affluent family but couldn’t enjoy the riches of his father before passed on. He stated that his birth was spiritually motivated and orchestrated by divinity. According to him a pastor told her mother that she shouldn’t give birth in Accra if only she wants her baby to live. He said that
NPP Government too has done nothing significant for Cape Coast upon all the sacrifices of Cape coasters to the party especially when it faced nearly extinction under tyranny according to Kofi Freeman Amponsah Dadzie.NPP today has become two party but it was not always the case.
Thanks for clicking this article, kindly hit the +follow button on the right corner for more nice article.Thank you Kofi Abrefa Busia was born on 11th of July 1913. Busia was a Ghanaian political leader and academic who was Prime Minister of Ghana from 1969 to 1972. As a nationalist leader and Prime Minister, he helped to restore civilian government to the country following military rule. He was educated at Methodist School, Wenchi, Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast, then at Wesley College, Kumasi, from 1931 to
An account of how neo-colonialism caused the retrogression of Ghana's development has been detailed by the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior.
Ghanaian freelance legal practitioner and Founder of legal advocacy international has revealed what Colonel Ignatius Kutu Acheampong did to his father when he made a coup de tat. Maurice Ampaw on Wontumi TV today, was responding to the daughter of Gen.Acheampong over her comment that Rawlings has died a simple death. The controversial lawyer noted for his staunch love for NPP, revealed that after the coup de tat during the second year of Busia's administration,General Kutu Acheampong jailed his father 3 years.
He once said 'Life is like stairs, you climb it gradually and patiently, all will surely reach their goals, but please with determination and commitment'. Indeed, he said it right. The fine gentleman really started from far and truly he has come a distance. Hon. Haruna Iddrisu came to book when he was very young. He started in the regime of Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) with Lft. Jerry John Rawlings then, when he set in with the Military rule, during and after the Coup d'etat on 31st December,
The recent controversy surrounding the $45,000 (D.K Poison/Shige Fukuyama) fight- purse gentleman loan agreement is a complete shame. This story may sound unbelievable or even ridiculous to the youth of today but many attest to a rumor at the time, that the Acheampong led government had used part of D.K Poison’s share of the fight purse to import tinned mackerel. It didn’t look out- of- sorts at the time because after an initial bumper harvest arising from the government’s
Thank you for reading my article. Kindly don't forget to follow my profile by pressing the follow button at the top right corner of this page. It's been almost three weeks now since Mr Martin Alamisi Burnes Kaizer Amidu resigned from his position as the Special Prosecutor (SP) of the Republic of Ghana. If you would recall he released a three (3) page statement which underscored interference from the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo-Addo as one of the major reasons for his
Ghanaians are of the view that since Nana Akufo Addo led New Patriotic Party government came to power in 2017,have experienced one form of disaster problem, or difficulty in their daily activities. The people of Ghana should have known from the 2012 eight long months court case over the then election rigging against the then Electoral Commission chair Dr Atari Gyan and the National Democratic Congress. Ghanaians are saying that, the Akufo Addo NPP government are always hiding behind alleged wrongs of the
The Danquah Groups Said They Cannot Sit Wiith Farmers To Draft The 1992 Constitution - Aseidu Nketia
Aseidu Nketia says the Busia and Danquah groups did not take part in drafting the Constitution because they said they cannot sit with farmers and Hairdressers. The largest opposition party, the National Democratic Party (NDC) are currently launching their most awaited party Manifesto at the University of Professional Studies in Accra. The out spoken Politician and secretary of NDC revealed certain vital things that most of the Ghanaian populace is not aware and might not have heard it before. Mr Aseidu Nketia,
The recent happening of NPP government is a clear indications of lack of leadership. The arrogance of the younger ones is even worse by the day, the abuse of Power can also be the things of the pass. A political party that was built base on Capitalism and with elites are now suffering from things that was not part of their set-up. NPP of Adu Boahen, John Kofi Agyekum Kufour etc are now struggling today because of their departure of it birth doctrine. The founders of great NPP built a formidable party that gets
Ghana has witnessed so many political phases in the 4th republic. This phases have not made any family comfortable in their wards decision to advance a political ambition. Politics has always been dirty. Dirty in the sense as there is something to do other than just winning votes at a constituency. It is only in Africa that prior to election, people do not just campaign but engage in acts so as to counter attack his opponents thus loosing favor in the sight of the masses. In Ghana, two political party reign
Ex president John Dramani Mahama has taken his people's manifesto tour to the Bono region of Ghana and it has written a history that never happened in Wenchi before as people in Wenchi indicated. Today, former president has already visited three communities in the Wenchi constituency which includes, "Nwoase, Subinsu no.2, Nchrah community then ended at Wenchi the Municipal capital. At the venue in the traditional council of Wenchi, a massive crowd meet former president for his come back to Wenchi. One thing