Saturday, 11 April 2009

Ghanaian Pan-africanist

Kwame Nkrumah

A mass movement led by Kwame Nkrumah won Ghana its independence 50 years ago. Ghanaian socialist Gyekye Tanoh looks back at those inspiring struggles – and draws the lessons for today

On Tuesday 6 March Ghana, the first sub-Saharan African country to achieve its freedom, commemorated 50 years of independence from Britain. In 1957 Kwame Nkrumah, the man who led the nation’s freedom struggle, declared, “The independence of Ghana is meaningless until it is linked with the total liberation of Africa.”------

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