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Black Star Gate, Accra

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The Black Star Gate is part of the Independence Square now known as the Black Star Square in Accra. It is located at the center of the Square where parades are held. The Black Star Gate is a monument topped by the Black Star of Africa. The five-pointed star represents Africa in general and particularly Ghana itself. It has the inscription “AD 1957” and “Freedom and Justice”.

The Black Star Gate was commissioned by Kwame Nkrumah to indicate the country's supreme power to control its own affairs.
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  • The city view from the top of the gate and the story that comes with it, that explains the black star and the meaning behind the colors or the Ghana flag 🇬🇭. 
    The city view from the top of the gate and the story that comes with it, that explains the black star and the meaning behind the colors or the Ghana flag 🇬🇭.  more »
  • Not so much to see, you can make some pictures and go to another place from here. We did a car trip and took this place on the way to osu castle. 
    Not so much to see, you can make some pictures and go to another place from here. We did a car trip and took this place on the way to osu castle.  more »
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  • Cool and stands out. It's near the Accra stadium.

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