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Dr Kwame Nkrumah (Born: Francis Nwia Kofi Ngonloma)

Date of Birth: 21/09/1909
Place of Birth: Nkroful, Gold Coast
Died: 27/04/1972


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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...


Opening time at Osu Castle

Last year, Ghanaians celebrated the centenary of Kwame Nkrumah, but the prospects for his followers look dismal...


Ghana's DC dividend

US economic involvement in Ghana dates back to founding President Kwame Nkrumah's Akosombo Dam and the building, with the US company Kaiser Aluminium, of an aluminium smelter to run on the dam's cheap electricity...


The summit divides over unity

This latest round of the unity debate began at the AU summit in Accra in July 2007, where Gadaffi tried to assume the mantle of Ghana's founding President and ardent pan-Africanist, Kwame Nkrumah...


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