Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah (born 21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaian politician, political theorist, and revolutionary. He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.After twelve years abroad pursuing higher education, developing his political philosophy, and organizing with other diasporic pan-Africanists, Nkrumah returned to the Gold Coast to begin his political career as an advocate of national …

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Fabric commemorating the centenary of the birth of Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana. Featured in the center is a portrait of Nkrumah. The portrait and the border displays flowers and foliage background. The national symbol, the black star, is displayed. Text (English): Centenary Celebration; Kwame Nkrumah; 1909-2009. Produced by GTP of Tema, Ghana. The selvage reads "GTP Ghana 2439"


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 4 June 1962 English

Address by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in Accra to the Nationalist Conference of Africa Freedom Fighters, June 1962.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 14 September 1962 English

A speech delivered by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the opening of the Ghana External Broadcasting Service.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 5 May 1962 English

Broadcast talk by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on Ghana's seven-year development plan, given in May 1962.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 18 May 1961 English

A speech by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on opening Africa Unity House in London, March 1961.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 29 July 1962 English

An address by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, General Secretary of the C.P.P and Chairman of the Central Committee at the 11th Party Congress at Kumasi, July 1962.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 27 November 1961 English

A speech delivered by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah when opening the United States Small Industries Exhibition in Accra, November 1961.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 18 April 1961 English

A speech by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah to the National Assembly on Current Affairs. Topics discussed include struggle for freedom, re-organisation of government, the road to world peace and the Volta River Project


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 31 December 1961 English

Kwame Nkrumah's New Year broadcast to the national together with his Christmas broadcast and a seasonal toast.


Kwame Nkruhma Information and Resource Site · 21 February 1961 English

A statement by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah delivered to the National Assembly, February 1961.


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