The history of Ghana is incomplete without the mention of the name Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The first president of Ghana has not just immortalized his name in the books of Ghana, but entire Africa at large. Though he spent a relatively short period in government, the impact of his visionary leadership is forever young.
Dr Sekou Nkrumah, the Ghanaian politician and son of Ghana's first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah in a post on his Facebook page has revealed that his elder brother, Gamal Gorkeh Nkrumah and sister, Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah were involved in his son, Alin's death. Sekou in the lengthy post stated that his siblings after the painful death of his son never showed remorse or accepted to be part of the circumstances that led to the poor boys death. He also mentioned that they totally took him out of any plans t
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his wife Helena Ritz Fathia had three children in total, two boys (Gamal Nkrumah , Sekou Nkrumah) and a girl(Samia Nkrumah). They were forced to leave Ghana with their mother on the day of the 1966 military coup that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah their father. Below is a brief description of the children of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his wife Helena Ritz Fathia Gamal Nkrumah Gamal Nkrumah is the eldest son of the first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah and his Egyptian wife Helena Ritz Fathia. He
Dr Sekou Nkrumah, one of the sons of Kwame Nkrumah, has defined why there is horrific blood between him and his siblings – Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah and Gamal Gorkeh Nkrumah. According to him, his siblings never communicated with him on any selection they meant to take concerning reviving their father’s political birthday party Convention People’s Party (CPP) and the continuation in their father’s legacy. He argued that, despite the fact that he is the youngest amongst his siblings, that off
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, Dr Kwame Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.