The ‘immovable’ Okomfo Anokye sword buried 300 years ago by the first priest of the Ashanti Kingdom

The ‘immovable’ Sword driven into the ground by Okomfo Anokye remains and is venue of the Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. History has it that the sword was pushed into the ground, almost 300 years ago. It is believed the Okomfo pronounced that no one would be able to remove the sword, and so it has remained in spite of attempts. The Ashanti state, it is believed, would collapse should the sword ever be pulled out of the ground.

Ya Yaa Asantewaa: The Ashanti Queen That Single handedly Defeated The British

Throughout the course of history, we have witnessed the sacrifices delivered by so many capable strong women within the African setting. As today is International Women's Day, we take a look at one outstanding woman in the history of Ghana…

Kelvin Odartei: The 18-Year-Old Ghanaian Who Built His Own Car Using Scrap Metals

This 18-year-old kid from Accra, Ghana named Kelvin Odartei created his own car from scratch using scrap metals with an estimated cost of around 8,000 Ghana Cedi (US$1383)

Meet Iddris Sandu: A 23-year-old Ghanaian Tech Genius Behind Uber, Snapchat, And Instagram, And Creator Of The World’s First Smart Retail Store

Iddris Sandu was born in 1997 in Accra, Ghana. He is a Ghanaian architectural technologist. He was born in Accra, Ghana, and raised in Compton in Los Angeles, California. He created the world’s first smart retail store experience along with Nipsey Hussle. The store is called "The Marathon Store".

Meet the Ghanaian graduate that turns trash into art: Essilfie Banton

Essilfie Banton is a Professional Artist and graduate from the University of Education, Winneba where he read Art Education. He is currently a second year post graduate student reading Mphil Art Education at the University of Education, Winneba. Essilfie Banton…

I don’t want to dedicate my whole life to America; I want to come home to Africa – Meek Mill

Since the launched of Ghana’s Year of Return initiative, many people of African descent resident in the diaspora are expressing interest in visiting or relocating to the continent permanently.Recent among such people is African-American rapper and songwriter, Robert Rihmeek Williams,…

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