Ghana’s Independence: 6 Facts You Should Know

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The independence of a country is a very big deal so it comes as no surprise that Ghana’s Independence anniversary on March 6th each year is such a patriotic and joyous occasion. Here are 6 facts that we think are interesting: Ghana was colonised for over a century by The British Empire, who named the … Read more

Get the ‘Independent’ Look

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With no sign of the cold leaving us anytime soon and March being upon us, it can only mean one thing … yes  Ladies & Gents it is Ghana Independence Time!  Ghana became the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain its Independence  in March 6 1957. This was a huge mile stone for Ghana and Africa as a … Read more

A Place Called Ghana!

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So I guess as the core topic and reason for this site revolves around Ghanaian culture and tradition, so it makes sense to tell you a little about the country itself…right?! Ok here goes…Ghana, formerly referred to by early Europeans as ‘Ivory Coast’, ‘Pepper Coast’, ‘Grain Coast’, ‘Slave Coast’ & of course ‘The Gold Coast’ is in the middle of the … Read more