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May 2007
1. MOTHER GHANA02/05/2007
Below are the lyrics of the Golden Jubilee Anniversary song which I composed for the occasion but which the National Planning Committee of Ghana @ 50 did not adopt.
2. The men who flanked Nkrumah on Independence eve14/04/2007
KOJO Botsio, Minister of State in the First Republic, was born in 1916, and educated at Adisadel College, Cape Coast, and Achimota College. He obtained his first degree at Fourah Bay University College in Sierra Leone, the only university in West Africa at the time, where he undertook a Bachelor of Arts degree, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford University, where he obtained a post-graduate degree in Geography and Education.
3. Nana Abrafi II29/03/2007
THE Omanhene of the Techiman Traditional Area, Nana Afia Abrafi Koto II, is a progressive queen who has received several awards as a result of her hard work, foresight and her high spirit of peacemaking.
4. Portraying the Ghanaian identity and image28/03/2007
FROM all observations, the Golden Jubilee celebration has been eventful at the initial stage, marked with exciting activities.
A CULTURAL performance which featured artistes from Ghana, the United Kingdom and the Diaspora to reflect the experience of the slave trade was staged at the Elmina Castle on Sunday evening to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade.
President J. A Kufuor says although it is regrettable that Africans, who were victims of the Slave Trade, also participated in it, the way forward now is to show remorse and accord those who suffered enslavement and their successors their full human rights.
7. ‘Newspaper must not fuel chieftaincy disputes’26/03/2007
THE Graphic Communications Group limited (GCGL) ensure that its new regional newspaper for Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions, Graphic Nsempa, is not used to heighten chieftaincy and ethnic tensions in the two areas.
A CHIEF has suggested that the National House of Chiefs should develop a code of ethnics to regulate the conduct of chiefs.
IN the midst of life, according to the wise folks of the English language, we are in death.
10. Million Tourists To Visit Ghana24/03/2007
GHANA was first African Colony to gain its independence. The Black Star of Africa inspired and drew inspiration from the fight for the full emancipation of Africans in the Americas, especially the Civil Rights struggle in the USA in the 1950s and 60s.
11. New Slave Trade Rife as Britain Marks Abolition24/03/2007
TWO hundred years after Britain abolished the slave trade, it is home to thousands of men, women and children who have been tricked, coerced or intimidated into prostitution or forced labour.
THERE is one tradition of Britain history that sees altruism in all of Britain’s engagements in these parts. Slave trade, its abolition, colonialism and all, they were for our own good; how else would natives come to civilization?
A CHORAL music competition, the fourth so far, has been held at the Centre for National Culture (CNC) for second cycle institutions in the Kumasi metropolis to unearth music talents in various schools.
14. Ghana’s struggle for independence23/03/2007
IT is important that our children, grandchildren, the youth and adults of today understand and know the genesis, architects and facts about Ghana’s independence struggle.
THE habit of wearing western clothes to public functions has indeed taken root in the country. Most people who visit the night clubs and attend relatives’ parties would prefer wearing western clothes to the indigenous ones.
16. Preserve cultural heritage – Quashigah23/03/2007
THE Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (rtd.) has called on Ghanaians to protect and preserve their cultural heritage since development is meaningful only if it is cultural sensitive.
17. Greater Accra’s Oldest Chief21/03/2007
At the ripe age of 95, few people will accord him the ability to remember, read and conjecture events, but all these are defied by Nene Narteh Kanor II, Chief of Kpone-Bawaleshie and the longest reigning Chief in the Greater Accra Region. And more of these are still in him even at this age.
Pleasure and pride conjoin in me as I honour the memory of Kwame Nkrumah. The pleasure is personal, out of my own respect for this man of many gifts; but I feel proud also on behalf of the Commonwealth, because it was Nkrumah who initiated Africa’s outstandingly constructive role in Commonwealth affairs.
When the UK Parliament on March 25, 1807, passed a legislation abolishing the Slave Trade, it was the culmination of a long struggle in the UK against the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, which, for centuries, defined the relationship between sub-Saharan Africa and European, as well as the Americas.
20. Tefle Chief, people smoke peace pipe19/03/2007
THE First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Freddie Blay, has noted that disputes are a drain on the country’s scare resources, stifle development and deny the people peace, prosperity and hope.
21. I Love Ghana17/03/2007
I LOVE my country Ghana, I do not know why but I do love my country and feel proud to be a Ghanaian, I believe this love for my country was stirred up in me from my childhood when I heard stories about Ghana.
22. Listen carefully, women at play17/03/2007
The latest to break through a traditional myth which says that the beating of the fontomfrom drum was the preserve of men, is the all-female fontomfrom group within the Tenokrom Agroma Troupe of the Brong Ahafo Regional Centre for National Culture (CNC).
23. Music and Musical Theatre in the Ghanaian experience17/03/2007
GHANAIAN music in generally is embedded in the Ghanaian way of life.
24. Otumfuo cautions corrupt Chiefs17/03/2007
THE Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has cautioned chiefs against considering the stools they occupy as gold mines from which they could easily amass wealth at the expense of the development of their traditional areas.
25. HISTORIC!14/03/2007
QUEEN Elizabeth II rolled out the red carpet for President John Agyekum Kufuor at the start of his high profile State Visit to the United Kingdom with a spectacular royal ceremonial welcome to Bucking Palace.
26. Kwegyir Aggrey’s Pharaonic Eagle14/03/2007
Atukwei Okai gave the first world performance of this Ode at the State Banquet to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Ghana’s Independence on 6th March, 2007, at the Banquet Hall, State House, Accra.
27. MAJESTIC14/03/2007
THE British Monarch, Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, yesterday rolled out the red carpet for President J.A. Kufuor to officially welcome him to London at the beginning of his three-day State Visit to Britain.
28. Nortey – 1st Presidential Despatch Rider14/03/2007
Mr. David Dowuona Nortey, the First Presidential Despatch Rider in Ghana, says it was a great moment working with Ghana’s First President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
29. Tackie Tawiah to meet with Chiefs to plan development14/03/2007
THE newly installed Ga Mantse, Tackie Tawiah III, will meet all chiefs in the Ga Traditional Area during the week to plan a comprehensive programme for the traditional area, a spokesman for him, Nii Boye Abbey, told the Times yesterday.
30. Golden Jubilee platform13/03/2007
INDEED, Ghana is 50 years old after attaining independence from colonial rule. It is therefore a matter of course for all well – meaning Ghanaians to give glory to the almighty God who has brought us this far and also to pay glowing tribute to the pioneers who fought tirelessly and fiercely for independence.
KING TACKIE TAWIAH III, known in private life as Dr. Jo Blankson, yesterday assumed office as the new Ga Mantse and President of the Ga Traditional council, two weeks after being inducted into the council.
32. Minister unveils sculptures12/03/2007
THIRTEEN sculptures depicting the country’s rich cultural heritage have been unveiled in front of the offices of the Department of National Lotteries (DNL) located on the High Street in Accra.
33. Ghana Pays Homage to Founding Fathers10/03/2007
FOR their sweat, sacrifice and selflessness, the nation stood to pay homage to the founding fathers who struggled to gain independence for mother Ghana, some 50 years ago.
34. Independence Day celebration in Ghana10/03/2007
IN Ghana the whole year has been dedicated to marking the country’s 50th milestone, with activities scheduled for every month. But the main celebration on the 6th of March saw the whole country celebrate.
35. March 6, 1957 at KNMP10/03/2007
A SYMBOLIC ritual performance by the Ghana Actors Guild on the eve of the Jubilee Anniversary was staged at the Old Polo Grounds (now refurbished Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Accra) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Ghana’s Independence from British Colonial rule.
36. OSEI TUTU I10/03/2007
When the first Englishmen to visit the Asantehene in 1817 entered the palace, they were overwhelmed by the opulence of the palace and the reception they received. They were further dazzled by the sight of golden ornaments.
37. Stand-up comedians storm National Theatre tonight10/03/2007
A NUMBER of Nigerian and Ghanaian stand-up comedians will tonight be ‘strutting their staff’ at the National theatre auditorium.
38. Ghana yesterday, today and tomorrow07/03/2007
I SAW the GNA from close quarters at its very birth, for we in the news room of the Ghana Broadcasting System – as it was then – relied heavily on its output for a great part of the news we carried in our news bulletins.
39. Ghana@50: Advancing the cause of chieftaincy07/03/2007
“FIFTY YEARS after independence, the chieftaincy institution is still with us, playing a vibrant role in the administration of governance and development, especially at local level”, says Professor Adjei Bekoe, Chairman of the Council of State.
40. Ghana’s 50 years of Independence07/03/2007
BORN on Wednesday, March 6, 1957, as a new sovereign state, Ghana which was then called Gold Coast is 50 YEARS old now HURRY!
41. Happy Birthday, Ghana07/03/2007
“Ghana where are you”?
42. Independence Declaration re-enacted07/03/2007
GHANA’S Golden Jubilee was heralded by a number of activities including, Muslim worship on Friday, a Christian national inter-denominational thanksgiving service at the Holy Spirit Cathedral, on Sunday, and a re-enactment of the declaration of Independence, as well as a special sitting of Parliament on Monday night.
43. Kumasi, the ‘Garden City’07/03/2007
KUMASI, the capital of the Ashanti Region, is located in the forest region of Ghana and is popularly known as “The Garden City” because of its various species of flowers and other plants.
44. Lead economic emancipation of Africa07/03/2007
THE President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Olusegun Obasanjo, has challenged Ghana to lead the economic emancipation of Africa.
45. How far has Ghana gone?07/03/2007
MANY do not know or fully appreciate or understand that before 1946 Ghana as we know it today, did not exist even as the Gold Coast.
46. Police Service in retrospect07/03/2007
PROFESSIONAL policing was introduced by the British Colonial Authorities to the Gold Coast, now the Republic of Ghana, in 1821.
47. Government to assist musicians06/03/2007
THE Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, Mr. Samson K. Boafo, has re-affirmed the government’s commitment to assist musicians in the country.
48. Greetings from afar06/03/2007
“THE best way of learning is to be an independent sovereign state”, said Kwame Nkrumah 50 years ago. So it was that the great events of 6th March 1957 at the Accra Polo Club began a learning process that sees an independent Ghana celebrate its 50th birthday today.
49. KWAME NKRUMAH06/03/2007
KWAME NKRUMAH (September 21, 1909 – April 27, 1972) was an anti-colonial, anti-neocolonial, and anti-imperialist African leader from Ghana.
50. The founding Fathers06/03/2007
THE Big Six are arguably the most famous people in Ghana’s fight for independence from British rule.
51. Hard road to economic recovery05/03/2007
GHANA is one of the few countries on the African continent which have practiced all types of economic policies.
52. How celebrations were organised05/03/2007
• 600,000 Pounds allocated to Celebration Fund • 150 Vehicles bought for visiting govt. delegations
53. MAKERS OF HISTORY05/03/2007
THERE are two major indispensable national emblems that cannot be discounted when it comes to the sovereignty of Ghana.
54. NKROFUL05/03/2007
ONE of the most engaging debates that has characterized the Ghana @ 50 celebrations has been the tourist significance of the heritage of Ghana’s First President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
55. Pressmen from 74 countries stormed Accra05/03/2007
FROM 74 countries came 124 writers, 27 photographers, 23 film cameramen and 18 broadcasters to report Ghana’s independence to the world.
56. Regions gear up for the big show05/03/2007
THE Golden Jubilee fever has caught up with many people throughout the country.
57. We’ve come full circle05/03/2007
AT 50, Ghana Sports must have come full circle for rejuvenation forwards the challenges ahead. Our successes, more than failures, arguably have been rooted in the solid foundations laid in the early years of nationhood.
58. Sunyani Centre ready05/03/2007
ALL is set for the hosting of the March 6 Independence Day anniversary parade at the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Parade and Durbar grounds in Sunyani, the Brong Ahafo Regional capital.
59. Thanksgiving service marks Jubilee05/03/2007
A NATIONAL interdenominational thanksgiving service was yesterday held at the Holy Spirit Cathedral as part of activities marking Ghana’ Golden Jubilee celebrations.
60. Ghana Film Festival03/03/2007
A ONE month film festival to commemorate Ghana’s Golden Jubilee celebrations will be held in Accra during the anniversary month from March 4, 2007 till the end of the month.
61. GHANA @ 5003/03/2007
“At long last”, screamed Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of this nation to thousands of reveling nationals at the Old Polo Grounds in Accra, at midnight of March 5, 1957, “our beloved country is free and free forever”.
62. Golden Jubilee Hiplife, Highlife Concert tonight03/03/2007
AS prelude to the climax of Ghana’s Golden Jubilee celebration which comes off on Tuesday, March 6, a number of entertainment programmes are lined up to today throughout the country.
63. Jerry Hansen03/03/2007
These were the words of Mr. Jerry Hansen, the founder of the RAMBLER’S International Band when he spoke to The Spectator’ at his North Kaneshie residence in Accra on Tuesday.
64. Remembering Jacob Wilson-Sey03/03/2007
THERE were many great people who were the honour and leaders of their generations but who died unsung and their memories forgotten by posterity, so is that of Mr. Jacob Wilson-Sey, popularly known by his nick-name “Kwaa Bonyi”.
65. The Immortal Dr. J.B. Danquah03/03/2007
DR. J. B. Danquah, although was in a political clash with Dr. Kwame Nkrumah over whose leadership should register Independence for Ghana, his political philosophy coupled with his patriotic deeds which severally manifested in his outstanding and brilliant exposure of great learning , helped to lay a solid foundation for the establishment of political party democracy for the future of the country, after the premiership of Ghana had eluded him, for our Independence on March 6, 1957.
66. Ghana’s history shown in pictures02/03/2007
THE Golden Jubilee Photo Exhibition was officially opened at the National Theatre in Accra yesterday by the Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
67. GHANA: United at 5001/03/2007
‘GHANA; United at Fifty’ is the theme for the official Jubilee anniversary cloth recently outdoored by the Chairman of the National Planning Committee of the Ghana @ 50 celebrations.
69. Mama Benz takes off on Independence Day01/03/2007
THE lobby of the National Theatre reverberated to Asafo songs and appeals from politically savvy traditional leaders to the chanting crowd for calm last Friday. All that was not for real, anyway.
70. Music awards on chill?01/03/2007
SINCE its inception seven years ago, the Ghana Music Awards (GMA) has become one of the most significant entertainment events that many music enthusiasts look forward to each year.
71. Nkrabea’s anniversary dance01/03/2007
TRADITIONAL Ghanaian music and dance groups continue to showcase their skills to the public as part of their contribution to the 50th independence anniversary celebrations.
72. Nkroful welcomes Freedom Flame01/03/2007
THE late arrival of the Freedom Flame at Nkroful, the birthplace of the President of the first Republic of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, did not deter the chiefs and people of the area from according it the necessary reception.
73. Song tribute to Kwame Nkrumah01/03/2007
THE lives and works of political figures have been fodder for all shades of creative persons for ages.
74. The bad old days01/03/2007
EXCEPT for a few available seats on the second floor of the 1,500 seater auditorium, the National Theatre was full last Saturday evening and what was showing was not KSM.
The Sculptor was born some 42 years ago to the late Dr. Augustine Mosi and Madam Theresa Gyamfua.
76. FREEDOM18/01/2007
Daylight follows darkness. After planting, there is harvest. Dreams come true. Joy comes. A march towards freedom is a bold march into our collective national destiny; A time of hope and renewal.
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