1990 in Ghana

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1990 in Ghana details events of note that happened in Ghana in the year 1990.



1990: Jerry Rawlings forms the National Commission for Democracy to work out plans for the political future of Ghana.[1]

  • Organizations call for the military government to hand over governance to a civilian government and multiparty politics.
  • 6 March - 33rd independence anniversary held.
  • 1 July - Republic day celebrations held across the country.[2]
  • August - Movement for Freedom and Justice is formed to press the military government to hand over to civilian rule.[2]
  • National Commission for Democracy (NCD) is tasked with building up more effective programme for the realization of civilian rule.[3]
  • National Commission for Democracy, is asked by the PNDC to organise forums in all the 10 regions to seek Ghanaians views on what they want from government. The views obtained showed that Ghanaians wanted multi-party system of government.[3]


National holidays[edit]

In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."


  1. ^ "Ghana timeline – The Gold coast". www.crawfurd.dk. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "History Timeline -Chronology of Important Events". www.ghanaweb.com. Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Political History". www.ghanaweb.com/. Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2011.