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It's #RepublicDayBut... Ghanaians Tweet On The State Of The Nation

Ghanaians take to Twitter on Republic Day to air their frustrations on the state of the nation.

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Ghana's #OccupyFlagStaffHouse Movement Hits Accra On Republic Day

Okayafrica reports on a social media-driven #OccupyFlagStaffHouse movement hitting Accra on Ghana's Republic Day.

In the early hours of July 1st, Republic Day in Ghana, a mass of about 500 Ghanaian citizens decked in red and black gathered in hopes of staging a peaceful protest at the front gates of the Flagstaff House, the official residence and office of President John Dramani Mahama. The social media-driven movement, which is operating under the #OccupyFlagStaffHouse moniker, was spearheaded by Ghanaian tweeters in an attempt to ignite change in governmental policy-making by drawing wider attention to the worsening economic conditions of the West African nation.

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