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Last updated: 06 March, 2007 - Published 12:11 GMT
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Listed below are details of all the programme audio made available here on the Ghana@50 online special.

6th March 2007 Independence day

BBC Network Africa and Focus on Africa are live in the capital, Accra with presenter Komla Dumor.

The president of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz is also in Ghana for the anniversary. He's been looking at the bank's funded projects across the country; it's investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Ghana. Komla Dumor asked Mr Wolfowitz his opinion of the economic progress made so far.

5th March 1 day to go

Komla Dumor is in Accra's Independence Square soaking up the atmosphere, in just a few hours at midnight a big firework display will kick of the day's celebrations at the Nkrumah mausoleum.

Most Ghanaians are getting ready to celebrate, Komla asked a few of them what they'll be doing.

Heads of state and other dignitaries from all over the world are flying in but one notable person who will not be attending the big celebrations is former president Jerry Rawlings. Komla Dumor has been talking to the former leader.

We're hearing from Ghanaians who remember independence and have a view of the whole history of their country.

First up is 56-year old David Abdulai - who's now working as a doctor in the northern city of Tamale. He spoke to Nelson Adanuti from our partner station Diamond FM.

Fifty years ago Victor Morrison - then seventeen years old - stood in Independence square to witness Nkrumah's famous piece of oratory . He is now a still-active chartered accountant and Ewurama Smith from our partner station Skyy power FM spoke to him about his memories of that night.

4th March 2 days to go

As Ghana hits its half century what do its young people feel the country has to offer them? At the British Council in Accra, Komla Dumor hosted a debate on Ghana's brain drain.

More than thirty of Ghana's best artists came together this weekend to perform at a massive golden jubilee concert held at the state house in Accra.

Kwame Nkrumah's personal secretary June Milne remembers the man she knew.

3rd March 3 days to go

Kwame Nkrumah is key to the upcoming independence anniversary but within Ghana there is ambivalence about his legacy.

1st March (5 days to go)

As Ghana prepares to celebrate 50 years of independence, a businessman and member of the opposition Convention Peoples Party, Alhaji Asuma Banda has launched a fund for the development of Nkroful, the birth place of the country's first president Kwame Nkrumah.

The fund, dubbed the 'Save Nkrumah Nkroful Fund', was prompted by residents' concerns that the state of the late Nkrumah's birthplace is unbefitting to the memory of the country's independence leader. James Afedo tells the story.

24th February (10 days to go)

A national debate seems to be sweeping Ghana as to what exactly people should be celebrating in ten days time, and how? Government officials and the anniversary planning committee are struggling to meet project deadlines and an unusual quietness seems to be pervasive in the capital Accra in what many are saying should be a time of excitement. James Afedo heard some views from the general public as the countdown continues.

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