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Nkrumah was not ‘the’ founder of Ghana – Prof. Oquaye

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Nkrumah founded Ghana; just as Jesus championed Christianity – Mahama

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Former President, John Mahama, has waded into the long-standing debate over the founders of Ghana, affirming that Kwame Nkrumah is to Ghana what Jesus Christ is to Christianity. Responding to a question during the first book reading session of his autobiography; ‘My first Coup D’etat’ at the University of Ghana on Tuesday, Mr. Mahama said Nkrumah is undoubtedly the founder ...

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Crediting only Nkrumah for Ghana’s freedom “big mistake” – Afenyo-Markin

Alexander Afenyo-Markin

A legal practitioner and New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has said it will be unfair for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and it’s loyalists in particular, to only give credit to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah as far  as the struggle for Ghana’s independence is concerned. The President’s speech  on Independence Day, has been criticized by some ...

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Akufo-Addo didn’t skew Ghana’s history – Mustapha Hamid


The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, has rejected assertions that the President is trying to skew Ghana’s history to favour his father, Edward Akufo-Addo, and uncle, J.B. Danquah, who also played a key role in the fight for Ghana’s independence. Some Ghanaians have berated the President’s Independence Day address, claiming it undermined the efforts of Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame ...

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Nkrumah was the best African leader – Mugabe


Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has described Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, as a true revolutionist who fought for the emancipation of Ghana and Africa. The 93-year old President made the remark while addressing the media at a special gathering at a hotel in Accra on Tuesday. He used the opportunity to pay glowing tribute to the late Ghanaian leader, ...

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CPP marks 51 years of Nkrumah’s overthrow today


The Convention People’s Party (CPP), says Ghana has fallen behind in all aspects of development because of the lack of political will to implement the ideologies of the first President of the Republic, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Today [Friday, February 24], 2017, marks 51 years of the overthrow of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. At a ceremony to mark the day, the National ...

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Mahama next to Nkrumah in terms of dev’t – Ofosu Ampofo

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The Vice Chairman of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofu, has touted President John Mahama’s achievements over the past four years, saying he comes next to Ghana’s first President, Kwame Nkrumah in terms of infrastructural development. According to him, President John Dramani is the second President who has the highest record of infrastructural projects apart from former ...

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