6th March 1957: Independence Day

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President John F. Kennedy and Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
President John F. Kennedy and Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah the President of the Republic of Ghana

The Birth of Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah Independence Speech 1957

Kwame Nkrumah addresses the jubilant crowd at Independence Square, Accra on the 6th March 1957.

The Gold Coast is no more, long live the Republic of Ghana!

Google Doodle for 6th March Independence Day
Google Doodle for 6th March Independence Day

Wishing all Ghanaians a Happy 55th Independence Anniversary! Let’s change Ghana for the better. Yes we can by God’s grace. Amen.

General Information on Ghana

Capital:  Accra (also largest city)

Population:  24 million (2010 Census)

Area:  238,535 km/92,098 square miles

Official Language:  English

Languages of Ghana:  More than 250 languages and dialects are spoken in Ghana.  Nine languages have the status of government-sponsored languages: Akan, Dagaare/Wale, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, and Nzema.

Currency:  Ghanaian Cedi

Drives on the:  right

Calling Code:  233

Ghana is divided into 10 Regions:  Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central, Eastern, Greater Accra, Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Volta and Western

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2 thoughts on “6th March 1957: Independence Day

    CHAINED TO MY FATHERS PAST | Uhuru My Africa said:
    March 25, 2012 at 5:52 am

    […] 6th March 1957: Independence Day (atghana.wordpress.com) […]

    Broght Nana Hodzi said:
    February 21, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    I am proud to be a Ghanaian …..may God bless Ghana….. may God bless African.

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