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Colonel Mamady Doumbouya Visits Hadja Andrée Touré, The Wife Of The First President Of Guinea

The leader of the Junta Coup of the Republic of Guinea, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya and his military men has visited Her Excellency Hadja Andrée Touré, the wife of late President Ahmed Sékou Touré. His Excellency Ahmed Sékou Touré was a Guinean political leader and African statesman who became the first president of Guinea, serving from 1958 until his death in 1984.

  2 months ago ago
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya Visits Hadja Andrée Touré, The Wife Of The First President Of Guinea

POLITICS

Conakry Day: Piles Of People Took To The City To Express Their Joy For Guinea's 63rd anniversary

The French colonized the people of Guinea in 1891. They ruled over them for almost a century. On 2nd October 1958, the people of Guinea had their independence from the French, and Sekou Toure became the first President of the Republic of Guinea. But history revealed that President Sekou Toure became a dictatorship leader and ruled for over 25 years, thus 1958 to 1984.

  2 months ago ago
Conakry Day: Piles Of People Took To The City To Express Their Joy For Guinea's 63rd anniversary

POLITICS

“I Want To Touch The Body Of My Son”- Kwame Nkrumah’s Mother.

At the height of the negotiations between President Sekou Toure and the government of Ghana over the handing over of Dr. Nkrumah’s body, Toure threw in conditions he wanted implemented before he would eventually hand over the remains. Some of the conditions were as strange as they were disturbing, more like an order. He wanted his friend, buried in the most dignified manner which was a reasonable. But then He wanted him buried and at the state house. He also wanted all the ministers of the Nkrumah government

  11 months ago ago
“I Want To Touch The Body Of My Son”- Kwame Nkrumah’s Mother.

ENTERTAINMENT

The eventful day when Fathia Nkrumah consoled Kwame Nkrumah's mother Elizabeth Nyanibah.

It was a an extremely sad day in Ghana when the body of Kwame Nkrumah finally arrived from Guinea. The remains of Nkrumah had been withheld by the president of Guinea, Sekou Toure for about three months because he felt Ghanaians betrayed Nkrumah. However, after several pleas to exonerate the body to his people, he finally did. The funeral was held in Ghana in his hometown, Nkroful, where his body was interred in a village tomb. His Egyptian wife, Fathia Nkrumah showed up at the Funeral claded in black to sight

  11 months ago ago
The eventful day when Fathia Nkrumah consoled Kwame Nkrumah's mother Elizabeth Nyanibah.

POLITICS

The only President in Ghanaian History, sworn-in and served as president in two sovereign countries.

Kwame Nkrumah, the only man who got sworn-in and served as president in two sovereign countries.

  8 months ago ago
The only President in Ghanaian History, sworn-in and served as president in two sovereign countries.

POLITICS

Four things president Sekou Toure asked Ghanaians to do before he released Kwame Nkrumah's body.

Kwame Nkrumah would forever be remembered by Ghanaians for his strive for independence for the country. Nkrumah was the first president of Ghana ruling from 1957 to 1966. Despite being lionized and upheld during the inception of his regime, the populace grew upset few years prior to 1966, following a widespread economic hardship and called for change. The change came as the populace wanted, when General Ankrah and his entourage launched the first successful military coup to overthrow Nkrumah while he was on

  11 months ago ago
Four things president Sekou Toure asked Ghanaians to do before he released Kwame Nkrumah's body.

POLITICS

Throwback: Kwame Nkrumah’s Third Burial In 1992.

The remains of the first President of the Republic of Ghana after it was flown to Guinea from Romania was buried there after a state funeral in 1972. However after some months, there was a diplomatic standoff between the government of Ghana and President Sekou Toure of Guinea over the remains of the late President. Ghana wanted the remains back and buried in the country. President Toure on the other hand was reluctant. He had his own reservations.One of which was that, he felt Ghanaians abandoned Nkrumah especially

  1 year ago ago
Throwback: Kwame Nkrumah’s Third Burial In 1992.

POLITICS

Hidden and Important Facts about Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

1909 Nkrumah is bom in Nkroful in the south-western part of the Gold Coast 1935 Nkrumah attends Lincoln University in the United States, and stays in the US for ten years 1945 Leaves the United States for London, England 1945 Participates in the 5th Pan-African Conference in Manchester 1947 Summoned back to the Gold Coast to become General Secretary of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) 1949 Splits from UGCC and creates the Convention People's Party (CPP) 1950 Nkrumah launches "Positive Action" campaign

  1 year ago ago
Hidden and Important Facts about Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

POLITICS

The Second Burial Of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah His Hometown.

After protracted discussions between the Acheampong-led government of Ghana and that of Sekou Toure of Guinea, the mortal remains of Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was brought home to Ghana. Among the many reasons given for the delay was that, the Guinean President wanted to score political points by imposing his will on the people of Ghana. There are those who also believed that since Dr. Nkrumah had been made a ‘President’ in that country, it was only right for them to bury him there. Indeed,

  1 year ago ago
The Second Burial Of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah His Hometown.

POLITICS

Why Dr Kwame Nkrumah Did Not Die In Ghana.

President Kwame Nkrumah was unconstitutionally ousted from office through a military coup.

  9 months ago ago
Why Dr Kwame Nkrumah Did Not Die In Ghana.

POLITICS

African Countries Who Were Against The Formation Of The United States Of Africa

The idea of Pan Africanism and the unification of the African continent were thought of and theorized by Marcus Garvey, W.E.B Dubois, George Padmore, Kwame Nkrumah and many Pan Africanist before many African countries gained independence. Soon after he led Ghana to independence, Kwame Nkrumah motivated and assisted other fellow independent fighters to gain independent for their country. In 1961 when more than half of the continent was free from colonial shackles, he started preaching the idea of United Stat

  1 year ago ago
African Countries Who Were Against The Formation Of The United States Of Africa

POLITICS

KWAME NKRUMAH: the only man who served as President in two countries

Dr Kwame Nkrumah was made a co-president of Guinea after he was overthrown. President Kwame Nkrumah, who was the first person to lead a colony in Sub-Saharan Africa to independence, was forced into exile in Guinea Conakry following the coup in Ghana on 24 February 1966. He arrived in Guinea in March and was destined to remain there until August 1971 when ill health compelled him to seek medical treatment in Romania. He died in Bucharest on 27 April 1972. During his stay in Conakry he wrote many books, corresponded,

  1 year ago ago
KWAME NKRUMAH: the only man who served as President in two countries

POLITICS

The head of state who was buried 3 times

It is often said that you only live once. As to the number of times someone is buried, no one knows. Mortal remains of the dead are usually buried, burnt or embalmed and kept for further studies or for tourism purposes and this process usually occurs sometime after a person's confirmed dead. But this has not been the case for Ghana's first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. It is usually said that he was buried 3 times. Once in Guinea and Twice in Ghana. The first instance in Nkruful his hometown, and the

  11 months ago ago
The head of state who was buried 3 times

POLITICS

Guinea became an independent republic on this day in 1958 after having been a French colony

Guinea became an independent republic on this day in 1958, after having been a French colony since the late 19th century. We have discovered in history the profound relationship between the first President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and the first President of Guinea Ahmed Sekou Toure. That was unprecedented. On this blissful day, the country that received our first assiduous President after he was overthrown became free from the French colony. Background After the coup in Ghana, Sekou Toure came to the rescue

  1 year ago ago
Guinea became an independent republic on this day in 1958 after having been a French colony

CULTURE

A Trip Into The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. A Place Of Great History

If you have not been to the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park yet, then you are missing out on some beautiful scenery.Keep on reading to the end and you will find out what exactly it is you are missing.

  8 months ago ago
A Trip Into The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. A Place Of Great History

POLITICS

Opinion: Revolution Must Happen In Africa Again

Unlike the days of Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, Sekou Toure, Nelson Mandela and their cohorts, where their fight to see a liberated and developed Africa is aggressive and sometimes bloody, we the sons and daughters of today's Africa have put a lackluster performance to realize a better Africa. Perhaps, we think the struggle for an independent and self reliant Africa is over. Our freedom fighting progenitors held meetings, staged boycotts, fought, organized strikes to drive home their demands for an Africa

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Revolution Must Happen In Africa Again