Small scale mining is not something new in our country Ghana.It had been going on in Gold Coast and Ghana for the past over one hundred years.Governments in Ghana in the past 50 years have made several attempts by enacting laws to control both large scale mining and small scale or artisanal mining.
Beauty pageants started in the then Gold Coast as dansikran literary meaning dancing crown where the colonial masters organized a beauty pageant just to entertain themselves.Winners were given a crown as a symbol of beauty.Many years later Ghana reframed the whole idea and called it miss Ghana.
Before 1957, the Gold Coast was a British Colony.The colony was made up of the Coastal Regions and the Ashanti.The current Northern Regions of Ghana, thus: 1.Northern Region, 2.Upper East Region, 3.Upper West Region, 4.
In Ghana, automobiles have become the primary mode of transportation.In the 1990s, driving into the country was difficult.The means of transportation by our forefathers were the use of Animals such as horses and donkeys.
Meet the father of Rebecca Akufo-Addo who was Speaker of Parliament, Judge & 1st Income Tax Commissioner
Today we are going back to history a bit to appreciate the great man who gave birth to our very own and current First Lady, Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo.
Ghana’s Oldest Secondary School, 145 Years Old Today.Do You Know The School?
It's been said that about a million people went through the slave castles.This many castles meant that many slaves were brought from other parts of Africa to the Gold Coast to await the Atlantic journey.
Asebu is important throughout the entire existence of the Gold Coast for being the main Fante chiefdom to close a deal with the Dutch Republic in 1612.The deal allowed the Dutch to develop Fort Nassau at Mouri, which is currently known as Moree.As indicated by legend, there was before a goliath named Asebu Amenfi who had inconceivable strength.
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Thank you for clicking on this article.Today marks one of the historical moment in Ghana.On April, 27th, 1972, Ghana lost its beloved son and First President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah in Bucharest, Romania.Follow this article as l showcase some of the pictures of Dr Kwame Nkurmah.
The name Jacob Wilson Sey does not seem to be a name that rings loud to many Ghanaians.However, a little dig into the history of the Gold Coast and its political journey cannot be told without mentioning this name.Even though he was unlettered, Kwao Bonyi, as he was popularly known became a financier and a leading member of the Aborigines’ Rights And Protection Society which was formed in the late 1800’s to fight for the rights of the people of the Gold Coast.
The first Europeans to set foot on the Coast of Ghana the then Gold Coast were the Portuguese in 1471.They came ashore at Elmina.Elmina which is a Portuguese word for the mines because of the abundance of gold at the Shore.The British equally called it Gold Coast for the same reason when they arrived later on.
Prisons have been in existence since the Stone Age.Until the founding of the prison system in Ghana, our colonial masters in the Gold Coast period kept offenders in prisons and cells built into their castles.Now, there are 43 prison built across the country.They are grouped as maximum security (Ankaful), medium security (Nsawam), central prisons, female prisons, local prisons, settlement camps and the infectious diseases prison.
He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957.An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Dr Kwame Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.
Asebu is noteworthy in the history of the Gold Coast for being the first Fante chiefdom to conclude a treaty with the Dutch Republic in 1612.The treaty gave the Dutch permission to construct Fort Nassau at Mouri, which is now known as Moree.According to legend, there was once a giant named Asebu Amenfi who possessed incredible strength.
Ghana's Oldest Secondary School, Mfantsipim Senior High School Is 145 Years Old Today Mfantsipim is an all-boys boarding secondary school in Cape Coast, Ghana, established by the Methodist Church on 3 April, 1876 to foster intellectual, moral, and spiritual growth on the then Gold Coast. Its founding name was Wesleyan High
It’s funny how many of us have no idea what the name of our beloved country stands for.Historians has it that the name of our country before March 1957 was called the Gold Coast.The Portuguese who came to our country during the 15th century according to historians found a lot of gold in abundance between the river Ankobra and the river Volta.
Fort Saint Anthony was the second fort built on the Gold Coast by the Portuguese, who were the first Europeans to get a foothold there.The fort is near Axim, this fortified trading post was captured by the Dutch in 1642, and then turned over to Britain in 1872.
The second highest office holders, well-known in the political arena as Vice Presidents have over the years been very instrumental and resourceful in championing the developmental affairs of our mother Ghana. Their wives also continue to stand with them through the thick and thin to ensure that Ghana becomes a better place for living. In this article, we are going to clearly learn about all the Vice Presidents and Second Ladies Ghana has been blessed with since independence. Follow me, and let's together do
In every country, there are particular challenges that befall them.The lifestyle of people in the community informs the kinds and types of diseases that befall them.If you recall, our history books highlight the fact that malaria, brought by mosquitoes, caused the death and sudden flee of white governors posted in Gold Coast by the Queen of England.