Ghana @ 65 : Working together; Bouncing Back Better
The theme for Ghana’s 65th Independence Day Celebrations is ”Working together; Bouncing Back Better”.
The independence celebration will be held at Cape Coast. The President Of Ghana will deliver a message to climax the celebration.
Ghana Independence Day is celebrated every year on March 6. It is a public holiday for the citizens of Ghana and also widely celebrated among Ghanaians living abroad. If March 6 falls on a weekend, the following Monday will also be observed as a Public holiday. Today will be exactly 64 years since Ghana declared its freedom from British colonial authority. Black Star Square is a site for Ghana’s Independence Day parade, particularly the Trooping of the color aspect derived from the British era. It is Ghana’s National Day and commemorates Ghana’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1957.
Nkrumah went on to become the first Prime Minister of Ghana. On 6 March 1957 Kwame Nkrumah declared to the people of Ghana about their freedom, he added that, “the African People are capable of managing their own affairs and Ghana our beloved country is free forever”.
Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African country to achieve independence, on March 6th 1957.