Group declares ‘independent state’ from Ghana

A group of Ghanaians from Ghana’s Volta region on Saturday announced that it was seceding from the country. Members of the group called “Homeland Study Group Foundation” had for years now been pushing for a break away region. Ghanaian officials have been battling with the group whose members reside in a region previously called the British Togoland. Aggrieved residents of this territory claim the processes that led to their merger with the then Gold Coast now Ghana were flawed. They also claim that the Volta region lacked needed development hence the need to…

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