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Celebrating Ghana’s 60th anniversary of independence

The Republic of Ghana declared its independence from the United Kingdom on March 6, 1957 and was the first country in Africa to establish a democratic government.

The Republic of Ghana declared its independence from the United Kingdom on March 6, 1957 and was the first country in Africa to establish a democratic government. For the past 60 years, Ghanaians celebrate Independence Day every March 6, as a day to commemorate the sacrifices that were made to achieve freedom, to strengthen democratic ideals, and to reflect on the country’s success in fostering equality.


In celebration of Ghana’s 60th anniversary of independence, South African Airways (SAA) is offering a special sale fare from Washington Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana.