BY SAMUEL DUODO, SUNYANI
The Brong Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council and the Brong- Ahafo @50 secretariat is to erect the statue of Osagyefo Dr. Nkrumah , the first president of Ghana and the busts of the seven gallant chiefs who fought for the creation of the region, in addition to the statue of Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, which is currently located at the jubilee park Sunyani, the regional capital.
38 YEARS AFTER NKRUMAH’S DEATH
BY LAWRENCE MARKWEI
A commemorative wreath laying ceremony was held yesterday in Accra to mark the 38 years of the death of dr. Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana.
The solemn event which took place at the Kwame Nkrumah memorial park was characterised by poetry recital, singing of dirges and the sounding of the last post.
‘ONE GAHAN UNITY FLAG’ PARADED AT WA
FROM MATTHEW AYOO, WA
Hundreds of people defied a heavy downpour to attend the ‘One Ghana Unity Flag’ parade held here on Friday as part of activities to mark the Centenary Celebration of Ghana’s First President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Deputy Upper West Regional Minister Cesar kale was joined by the various ...
BY POLITICAL DESK
A Former Minster Of Health in the kuffour Administration, Major Courage Quarshigah, has called on Ghanaians to use the centenary celebration of the birth of Dr. Nkrumah to halt the vicious cycle of victimisation of political opponents.
He said this must give way to a situation in which we can improve our political relations with each other.
This way , he said “we ...
The centenary birthday of Osagyefo Dr. Nkrumah which falls on the 21st of September which has been declared a public holiday by an executive order of President J.E.A. Mills, would be heralded by a big forum to be held in Accra under the auspices of the Committee For Joint Action(CJA).
The big public forum, to be held next week Thursday , ...
THE GHANAAIAN TIMES SATRUFSY, SEPTEMBER 12 2009, PAGE 3
BY SAMUEL NUAMAH
Vice-President John Mahama yesterday ; launched the centenary celebration of dr. Kwame Nkrumah in Accra, and underscored the need to build a devoid of tribalism and ethnic animosity as the late first president sought to do.
He asked urged Ghanaian to use the celebration to demonstrate their oneness as ...
THE GHANAIANT IMES THURSDAY, FEBRAURY 25, PAGE 12
BY DOGLAS AKWASI OWUSU
Yesterday, February 24 marked the 44th anniversary of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana and as part of activities for the commemoration , the convention peoples party (CPP) held a press conference in Accra.
Addressing it, Mr. Ladi Nylander, chairman and leader of the party, ...
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs. Ama Benyiwa Doe, has explained the rationale behind the statement that suggests that Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah , Ghana’s first president “never dies”, saying it was to mean that his words, works and name will never be forgotten.
She said when people heard that statement in his time, they thought Nkrumah was equating himself to god. But that was ...
THE INSIGHT FRIDAY 4TH –SUNDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 2009, PAGE 8
Contextualising The Anti-Nkrumah Criticisms. An honest attempt to view Nkrumah’s personal contradictions must take account of the fact that in seeking to defend himself from the intense pressure of all kinds of assaults up to and including more that ten assassination attempts –he made mistakes. It is ...
The Vice-President Mr. John Dramani Mahama at the weekend said the ideals and lasting legacies that Osagyefo Dr. Nkrumah stood for and bequeathed to the present generation make him unmatched in Ghana and Africa in general.
According to him, Nkrumah’s contributions throughout his lifetime to African political thought and dignity of the black man remain lasting memories ...