Pins tagged with: Kwame Nkrumah

04. 29. 16:06h
Considered to be the one of the founding fathers of Pan-Africanism. Kwame Nkrumah (18 or 21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the leader of Ghana and its predecessor state, the Gold Coast, from 1951 to 1966. He became the first Prime Minister of the Gold Coast in 1951, and led it to independence as Ghana in 1957, becoming the new country's first Prime Minister. After Ghana became a republic in 1960, Nkrumah became President. An influential 20th-century advocate of Pan-Africanism, he was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and was the winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1963. He saw himself as an African Lenin.
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Thursday, 27 April 1972 00:00
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03. 06. 11:49h
Today, the people of Ghana have been celebrating the end of colonial rule and the dawn of their independence.
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Sunday, 06 March 2016 20:00
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