Kwame Nkrumah: A Pan-Africanist Quest for An Independent Africa

Kwame Nkrumah, born on September 21, 1909, was the first Ghana president who served from 1960 to 1966. As a Nationalist and Pan Africanist, Dr Kwame Nkrumah played a very vital role in the independence of Ghana (Gold Coast) in 1957. From 1949 until Ghana’s independence, Nkrumah served as a strong force in the Convention People’s Party (CPP) – a party he formed in the interest of the people against the colonial government.

According to his autobiography, Nkrumah started his activism struggle at Lincoln University when he was elected as the president of the African Students Organization of America and Canada, while also lecturing in political science at the university….

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