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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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Grabbing at growth

Since it was proudly established by founding President Kwame Nkrumah after Independence in 1957, there will certainly be a huge fuss...


No shine on gold

Many Ghanaians remain nostalgic for the socialist principles of the independence leader, Kwame Nkrumah, and believe that over two decades, the World Bank has imposed too much liberalisation, not too little...


Reality checks

Should it merely cover the years of the Provisional National Defence Council and its successor, the National Democratic Congress regime under Rawlings, or should it date back to the first military coup in 1966 or even back to the Independence government of Kwame Nkrumah...


A hundred days of Kufuor

Kufuor has also authorised the return of a house allocated to the family of first President Kwame Nkrumah, confiscated by the Rawlings regime, and of the property of former Prime Minister Kofi Busia, confiscated by Acheampong's regime in the 1970s...


Brief honeymoon

His father was a minister in Kwame Nkrumah's presidential campaign who died in preventive detention...


The centre isn't holding

Four decades earlier, Ghana's Independence leader, Kwame Nkrumah, bet his Ivorian counterpart, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, that his political strategy would prevail...


My country right and left

For 50 years, Ghanaian political allegiance has been built around two nationalist heroes: the socialist and first President, Kwame Nkrumah, and the conservative J...

The seven parties and candidates are: Vice-President John Fifi Atta Mills (NDC); studied at Kwame Nkrumah's Ideological Institute in Winneba...


Finding flagbearers

Its leaders have been slow to develop its role as a leading opposition party (following the NDC’s manipulation of Nkrumaist sentiment, which is now split between the ruling party itself and three small parties claiming Kwame Nkrumah’s mantle)...


Zero tolerance

A mile down the road at Kwame Nkrumah Circle, the writ of Warrant Officer Salifu Amankwa, leader of the Accra Task Force, holds sway...


Fela and his heirs

Fela's mother (who had been active in the anti-colonial struggle and introduced Fela to Kwame Nkrumah) later died from her injuries and when Gen...


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