(Photos) Accra, Ghana In The Early 1920s & 30s Before Independence.
Accra grew into a prosperous trading centre. The Danes and the Dutch left the region in 1850 and 1872, respectively, and in 1877 Accra became the capital of the British Gold Coast colony. In 1898 a municipal council was formed to improve the town. By the 1930s Accra was systematically laid out.
Detail of how Ewes clashed with Danes in a Horrific War
The Sagbadre War was a brief punitive expedition carried out by Denmark and its native allies against the Anlo Ewe. The war gets its name from a Danish official nicknamed Sagbadre, meaning "gulp" or "swallow" in Ewe, who was mistreated by the Anlo Ewe.
The Untold Story of Nana Asamini, The First Black Governor of Osu Christianborg Castle.
Nana Asamani was the first black Governor of Christiansborg Castle from 1693 - 1694, located in Osu, Accra, Ghana, on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. Asamani, popularly known as the Akwamuhene who tricked the Danes and seized Christiansborg Castle in 1693 and appointing himself as Governor of the castle, where he remained for a full year, and traded with English and Dutch merchants.
Is Akuffo Addo's "new normal" a suicide mission?
Over the years, the world has witnessed a variety of diseases that threatened to eradicate the human race. Most of these diseases caused by viruses and germs are extinct now after a lot of effort by scientists and politicians around the world. In 1918, the deadliest flu known to man hit the world. This flu was estimated to have killed about hundred (100) million people worldwide after infecting about a third of the world’s population at the time. The H1N1 influenza; the virus that caused the “Spanish fl
The history of Ada Foah
According to legend, the Ada people originally migrated from Sudan, passing via Benin and Nigeria before arriving in their current position. The Okor woodland, their initial settlement, is also spiritually significant. In the 16th century, the Dutch were the first to open trade between Europe and Ada, and in 1775, they built a new trading post here.
Nana Asamani, The African Trader Who Seized The Osu Castle from the Danes in 1693.
The fifteenth century witnessed waves of explorations by the Portuguese towards the coastal regions of Africa. By the mid fifteenth century they had reached the coast of Africa and established contacts with the local people. The first contact on the coast of Ghana was in the 1470s. Upon arriving at the coast of Ghana they named place the Gold Coast because of the abundance of gold they found. Later other Europeans like the French, Dutch, English and the Germans stepped in to challenge the Portuguese monopol
Denmark vs France Predictions Odds And Betting Tips 25/09/2022
Denmark are currently the best team in the group, and they are placed at the top of the table. They are at home this Sunday, and they will hope that they can manage to win against the struggling France, who ironically are the current world champions.
You Will Not Believe This Bulletproof Police Station Exists In Ghana
Kindly follow for more As crime rises in every country, police stations are built to isolate people who are a threat to the public.There are different sizes of prison cells all over the world.
Prediction and lineups for the football match between Russia and Denmark.
Russia and Denmark will meet in Copenhagen on Monday evening to end their Euro 2020 Group B compaigns, with both teams aiming for a place in the competition's last-16 stage. Russia currently leads the section with three points,while Denmark is in fourth place with zero.
FC Copenhagen vs Sevilla Predictions Odds And Betting Tips 14/09/2022
Sevilla could not ask for a worse start in the Champions League this season. They were defeated 0-4 in front of their home crowd by Manchester City, and now they are determined to make amends for that defeat by delivering a great performance against Danish squad, FC Copenhagen.
Have You Heard Of The Cape Coast Castle? Here Is A Brief History About This Historical Place
One of the most well-known castles in Ghana’s history of slavery is the Cape Coast Castle.It started as a trading lodge constructed by the Portuguese in 1555 on a part of the Gold Coast, which later became known as the Cape Coast.
Denmark vs France Preview
Despite leading Group A1 of the UEFA Nations League (UNL) ahead of their midweek game against Croatia, Denmark are no longer in control of their own destiny, as a 2-1 loss in Zagreb leaves the Danes one point behind the Croatians with just one game remaining.
Austria vs Croatia Predictions Odds And Betting Tips 25/09/2022
The Croatians are currently placed second in the table, and they need a win at any cost this Sunday to go after a spot in the semis. At present they are on a winning streak, and they will hope that they can keep this trend alive this Sunday against the Austrians, who are on a winless run.
Copenhagen vs Trabzonspor Prediction Odds And Betting Tips 16/08/2022
FC Copenhagen return to European competitions after conceding as many as eight goals over two legs in the last 16 round of the UEFA Europa Conference League to PSV Eindhoven last year. The Danes will meet Turkish champions Trabzonspor in the playoffs for the UEFA Champions League. Both teams were free in the previous qualifying rounds.
History: meet the Ghanaian chief who captured and ruled the Christianburg castle
The Christianburg castle (Osu castle) was one of the major centres for the trade of gold, ivory, guns, slaves just to mention a few. It is estimated that about 100,000-126,000 African slaves were transported from the Christianburg castle to the West indies. The Danes exercised dominion over the castle until it was later captured by a brave Ghanaian chief. Nana Asameni was a royal of Akwamu, trader and a warrior. He is well known for his courageous opposition towards the Danes. He planned to capture the Christianburg
Croatia vs Denmark Predictions Odds And Betting Tips 22/09/2022
With just two fixtures remaining in the group stages both Croatia and Denmark are in the running for the top-most spot. As such the upcoming encounter will most probably determine the champions of the group and by all means we can expect a fierce battle. As of now the Danes are placed at the top of the table with a lead of two points.
Accra will be the most beautiful city in West Africa
Accra will be the most beautiful city in West Africa within the next few years. Accra Ghana's capital town. How Accra became the capital town of Ghana? Accra became the capital town of Ghana in the year 1877 when the British colonial authority transferred the seat of government from cape coast. Accra was declared as a city in on 29 June 1961 by Ghana's first president. Accra grew into a prosperous trading center. The Danes and the Dutch left the region in 1850 and 1872. In 1898 a municipal was formed to improve
Denmark's Eriksen Italian Dream Turn Sour
There were a lot of expectations on Eriksen's move to Italian Seria A. The Danes dream move turns sour after his Italian move looks over about a 10 month stay in Italy with Internationale Milan. The Danish international arrived on a four and half deal worth 20 million euros plus 7.5 million euro in bonuses in January. During a year overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic , the 28 year old Danish informational has not been able to reproduce his superb and stunning for he had whiles in England with Tottenham were