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Dr Kwame Nkrumah (Born: Francis Nwia Kofi Ngonloma)

Date of Birth: 21 September 1909
Place of Birth: Nkroful, Gold Coast
Died: 27 April 1972


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Richard Kershaw

But many of the young new democracies were creating anxiety by becoming one-party states led by Kwame Nkrumah's articulate Pan-Africanism; and simultaneously military takeovers of civil authority were about to happen in country after country...

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The vote on trial

The CPP Chairwoman Samia Yaba Nkrumah daughter of the party's (and the country's) founding father Kwame Nkrumah has ambitions to run for president in 2016...


The Mahama factor

The wife of Amissah-Arthur Matilda who is from Western Region backed a strong local NDC campaign which deposed Samia Nkrumah the daughter of Ghana’s Founding President Kwame Nkrumah from her seat in Nzima...


Obsequies and summitry

There is a lively debate about where Mills should be buried: alongside his political hero in the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum at Flagstaff House in the military cemetery or at his family house in Ekumfi Otuam Central Region...


Great expectations

The Convention People’s Party is chaired by Samia Yaba Nkrumah daughter of Founding President Kwame Nkrumah...


All for the sake of the party

Last week he was a main speaker at the launch of Nana Rawlings’s campaign along with Sekou Nkrumah son of Ghana’s Founding Father Kwame Nkrumah...


Propaganda war

Recent examples of inflammatory rumours seen by Africa Confidential include doctored photos purporting to show unarmed civilians shot dead by UN troops and tracts portraying Gbagbo as the inheritor of the legacies of Patrice Lumumba Thomas Sankara and Kwame Nkrumah...


Malema loses a friend

Robert Mugabe’s bid for Kwame Nkrumah’s pan-African kente cloth won mixed reviews at the African National Congress’s Youth Conference near Johannesburg...


Oil and optimism

Akufo-Addo’s uncle Joseph Kwame Kyeretwie Boakye Danquah founded the United Gold Coast Convention the grouping from which Kwame Nkrumah broke away in 1949 to found the Convention People’s Party which formed the first post-Independence government...


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