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Historical Documents Declassified letter from the US State Dept: Letter From Ankrah to President Johnson FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES 1964-1968, Volume XXIV ...

Declassified letter from the US State Dept: Letter From Ankrah to President Johnson Letter From Chairman of the National Liberation Council Lieutenant General Ankrah to President Johnson1 Accra, March 24, 1966. My dear President Johnson, I am taking this opportunity to write to you personally in order to explain the circumstances that led to the...

Delightful DC Kwakye Quotes Before Kwame Kwakye come DC all Oda water Milo (meaning before Kwame Kwakye became DC Oda water was dirty and looked like Milo – the cocoa drink) If You Come To Ewisa, First House Dont Enter, Second House Dont Enter, Third House Enter Mine My people too much of eyes open is eyes close Since Osagyefo cannot division...

History of … Akosombo Dam Ashantis Downfall of Prempeh Economy Flags Golden Stool Governers/Presidents Parliament ...

History Timeline- Chronology of Important Events WEST AFRICA, EARLY HISTORY Archaeological evidence indicates that present-day Ghana has been inhabited for many thousand years. The region shares it’s early history with all of West Africa. Some of the earliest finds shows trace of settlements along the coastline. According to the Greek historian...

The Second Coming of Rawlings: The First Six Years, 1982- 1987 The new government that took power on December 31, 1981, was the eighth in the fifteen years since the fall of Nkrumah. Calling itself the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC), its membership included Rawlings as Chairman, Brigadier Joseph Nunoo-Mensah (whom Limann had dismissed as...

The Rawlings Era On May 15, 1979, less than five weeks before constitutional elections were to be held, a group of junior officers led by Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings attempted a coup. Initially unsuccessful, the coup leaders were jailed and held for courtmartial . On June 4, however, sympathetic military officers overthrew the Akuffo regime...

The National Redemption Council Years, 1972-79 Despite its short existence, the Second Republic was significant in that the development problems the nation faced came clearly into focus. These included uneven distribution of investment funds and favoritism toward certain groups and regions. Furthermore, important questions about developmental priorities...

Independence The Politics of the Independence Movements  Although political organisations had existed in the British colony, the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) was the first nationalist movement with the aim of self-government ” in the shortest possible time”. Founded in August 1947 by educated Africans such as J.B. Danquah, A.G....

History of Ghana Medieval Ghana (4th – 13th Century): The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval Ghana Empire of West Africa. The actual name of the Empire was Wagadugu. Ghana was the title of the kings who ruled the kingdom. It was controlled by Sundiata in 1240 AD, and absorbed into the larger Mali Empire. (Mali Empire reached its peak...