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Eminent personalities at Ghana’s 60th Independence Day anniversary parade

By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, March 6, GNA – Ghana’s 60th Independence Anniversary Day Parade on the theme “Mobilising for the Future” was on Monday, held with pomp and pageantry at the Black Star Square in Accra. The colour parade was mounted by 1,200 members of the security forces and 1,200 neatly dressed students from basic and senior schools within ...

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We’ve no excuse to be poor after 60-yrs – Nana Addo

By CitiFMonline President Nana Addo has said Ghana has no excuse to “wallow in unacceptable poverty” after 60 years of independence from colonialism. “We have run out of excuses and it is time to set Ghana to rights and get our country to where it should . Sixty years after those heady days, too many of our people continue to ...

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Trump wire tap: FBI chief Comey ‘rejects’ allegation

FBI director James Comey has rejected Donald Trump’s claim that his predecessor, Barack Obama, ordered a wiretap of his phone before he was elected US president, US media say. Mr Comey reportedly asked the US justice department to publicly reject Saturday’s allegation, according to the New York Times and NBC. He is said to have asked for the correction because ...

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Kwame Nkrumah’s speech on Ghana’s first independence

Source: Myjoyonline.com First President Kwame Nkrumah delivered the first independence speech on March 6, 1957 to hundreds of participants including representatives from the Queen. He said the only way for Ghana to complete her independence would be when it leads the fight for other countries under colonial in the continent to be free. “We have won the battle and again ...

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We’re endangering our environment – Akufo-Addo

Source: rainbowradioonline.com The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the state of Ghana’s environment. According to him, we are endangering the very survival of the beautiful and blessed land that our forefathers bequeathed to us. The president made the remarks in his address at the 60th Anniversary parade at the Independence Square. The president in his speech said there is nothing ...

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GH@60: Kayayei join independence parade

Source: classfmonline.com For the first time in Kumasi, itinerant head porters, popularly called ‘kayayei’, turned up to participate in the 60th Independence Day celebrations in the Ashanti regional capital. The female porters mesmerised the parade when they came in with their pans on their heads. According to their leader, Adiza Zongo Pioneer, their appearance was a way of thanking the ...

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Live update: Prez Akufo-Addo arrives for 60th independence celebration

Activities are underway across the country to mark the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from British colonial rule on March 6, 1957. It has been four coup d’etats and 11 presidents and Heads of State since that day when then Prime Minister and first President of modern Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah moved ‘the motion of destiny’ in Parliament for the independence ...

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We’ve run out of excuses; time to fix Ghana – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said Ghanaians have run out of excuses after failing to develop the nation after 60 years of independence from colonial rule. According to him, one of the cardinal motivations for the independence struggle by the nation’s forbearers was economic independence and prosperity for citizenry, but that has not materialized after 60 years of self-rule. Delivering his address ...

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