Ethnicity and Kwame Nkrumah

Truth of the matter

Jerome Kuseh

Among the things Kwame Nkrumah is celebrated for today was his commitment to building a national identity that transcended the ethnic identities that made up Ghana. Nkrumah, an Nzema from the Western Region was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1951 as the representative of Accra Central.

In his book Dark Days in Ghana written in exile in Guinea after the coup that removed him from office in 1966

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