It was a busy week as Ghana celebrated its 61st Independence Anniversary and women in the country and across the world were celebrated on International Women's Day.

Myjoyonline's award-winning photojournalist compiled these amazing pictures to share with readers. 

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

President Akufo Addo exchanges greetings with some staff of the bank

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Officials of the bank look on while the president unveils a plague

 

Adom FM donates to Nyinsen Ne awo) model, Regina

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Hostess of the program (left) Afia Amankwa Tamakloe and  producer  Mabena Mensah admire the baby

 

Independence Celebration

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Police contingent at Independence Square

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

President lights the perpetual flame

 

Ghanaian peacekeepers in DR Congo mark Independence Day with flag raising ceremony

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Some of the officers perfoming to mark the day

 

Sierra Leone votes for new president

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Sierra-Leonian cast her vote

 

Meet Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s beautiful granddaughter

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Princess Fathia Nkrumah's is named after her grandma

 

Famous blogger Ameyaw Debrah marries longtime fiancée, Elsie

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

You may kiss your bride, Ameyaw Debrah…mwaaah…

Ho residents demonstrate against the creation of new Oti region

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Amewu receives an award for best performing minister

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Popularly called Galamsey Minister, his efforts at fighting the canker was recognised 

 

Achimota SHS erases painful 2017 memories with qualification to 2018 NSMQ finals

Myjoyonline Week In Pictures: Ghana's 61st birthday celebrations and a busy week!

Some students in jubilation

 

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