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Amma Fosuah Poku: 120 Publications

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1st December 1955

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1st December 1955

Dec 2, 2012

Rosa Parks was arrested and charged in Montgomery, Alabama, United States (US) for refusing to give up her seat on a bus ...

Nov 23, 2012

Portuguese soldiers invaded Conakry, the capital of Guinea, in an attempt to overthrow the President, Ahmed Sékou Touré, ...

Nov 17, 2012

Chinua Achebe, author and writer, was born of Igbo parents in Ogidi, Anambra State, Nigeria. Achebe had his first novel, ...

Nov 17, 2012

Kwame Ture (formally know as Stokely Carmichael), political activist and Pan Africanist, died in Conakry, Guinea, after ...

Nov 11, 2012

Angola gained independence after a long and bloody war which started in 1961, ending nearly 500 years of Portuguese colo ...

Nov 5, 2012

Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American woman elected to Congress (government) in the United States (US). Thr ...

Nov 4, 2012

Dominica gained independence from the United Kingdom with Patrick John as the Prime Minister. John was a leading trade u ...

Nov 2, 2012

Patrice Lumumba was arrested in what was then the Belgian Congo, a few days after the local wing of the Movement Nat ...

Nov 1, 2012

Olu Awoonor-Gordon, Pan Africanist historian, lecturer, journalist and political activist, was born in Lagos, Nigeria, t ...

Oct 30, 2012

The Kenyan Peoples Union (KPU) founded by Jaramogi Oginga Odinga was banned by Jomo Kenyatta, President of Kenya. Odi ...

Oct 29, 2012

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) published its report into the atrocities committed under apartheid in Sout ...

Oct 25, 2012

Grenada was invaded by the combined forces of the United States (US) and the Regional Security System (RSS) based in Bar ...

Oct 24, 2012

Northern Rhodesia gained independence from Britain, becoming the Republic of Zambia, with Kenneth Kaunda as President. ...

Author: Amma Fosuah Poku
Publications: 120 opinions
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