In which year did the British Togoland joined Ghana?

British Togoland integrated with British Gold Coast on December 13, 1956. The British parliament approved the Ghana Independence Act in January 1957.

Which year did the British Togoland?

To achieve this, under the Ghana Independence Act 1957 the United Kingdom annexed British Togoland to form part of Her Majesty’s dominions comprising the dominion named Ghana.

British Togoland.

Territory of British Togoland
• Partitioning 27 December 1916
• Admission by Gold Coast 27 December 1916 – 13 December 1956

When did Western Togoland became part of Ghana?

In 1946 the two Togolands became United Nations trust territories. The British part was administered with the Gold Coast and became part of independent Ghana in 1957, but French Togoland remained administratively distinct from Dahomey (now Benin) and became independent as the Republic of Togo in 1960.

How did Western Togoland became part of Ghana?

After the Second World War British Togoland became a United Nations Trust Territory that was under British administration. In 1957 the Western Togolese voted in a plebiscite to become part of what is now Ghana. … The president of the Republic of Ghana has denied negotiating with the secessionists.

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Is Western Togoland part of Ghana?

Western Togoland is the territory spanning the easternmost portion of Ghana, north to south, along the border with neighbouring Togo.

When was the first plebiscite held in Ghana?

A constitutional referendum was held in Ghana on 27 April 1960.

Who was the first British governor in Ghana?

Charles Arden-Clarke

Sir Charles Noble Arden-Clarke GCMG
Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah (6 March 1957 – 1 July 1960)
Preceded by Newly created position
Succeeded by Lord Listowel
Governor of the Gold Coast

Who was the head of state of Ghana between 1954 and 1960?

First Republic (1960–1966)

No. Name (Birth–Death)
1 Kwame Nkrumah (1909–1972)

In which year did the Danes arrived in Gold Coast?

The Danes arrived in 1663 and later seized the Swedish territory and incorporated it into the Danish Gold Coast. In 1850 all of the settlements became part of the British Gold Coast.

Which year did the Denmark came to Ghana?

The first contacts between Danes and people on the Gold Coast were established in the middle of the 17th century. In that period the Danes built among other things the Christiansborg Castle in Accra. This part of the history came to a close in 1850, when Denmark sold her holdings to England.

When did the Swedes arrive in Gold Coast?

Swedish Gold Coast

Swedish Gold Coast Cabo Corso Svenska Guldkusten
Historical era Colonial period
• Established 22 April 1650
• Partial Danish capture 27 January 1658
• Partial Dutch occupation Mar 1659 – Dec 1660

What was Togo called before?

In 1884, Germany declared a region including present-day Togo as a protectorate called Togoland. After World War I, rule over Togo was transferred to France. Togo gained its independence from France in 1960.

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Who led the British to Gold Coast?

The Royal Trading Company was established by the Crown in 1752 to lead its trading in Africa. It was replaced by the African Company of Merchants, which led the British trading efforts into the early 19th century.

Gold Coast (British colony)

Colony of the Gold Coast
Government Colonial
• 1821–1830 George IV
• 1952–1957 Elizabeth II

Why is it called Volta Region?

Volta Region is one of the ten regions in Ghana. It lies on the eastern side of the country. The region derived its name from the Volta River, which virtually separates it from the rest of the country.

Is Volta region still part of Ghana?

Volta Region is one (1) of Ghana’s sixteen (16) administrative regions in Ghana, with Ho designated as its capital. It is located west of Republic of Togo and to the east of Lake Volta.