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Kwame Nkrumah
(1909-1972) born on
Sep 09
Ghanian political leader. He was the communist/premier of the Gold Coast who later became, at indepedence, the first president of Ghana, 1960-66.
The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state.

Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.
We face neither East nor West: we face forward.
It is far easier for the proverbial camel to pass through the needle's eye, hump and all, than for an erstwhile colonial administration to give sound and honest counsel of a political nature to its liberated territory.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 18 May 1956, to Legislative Assembly, Accra.
R: Consciencism, ch. 2 (1964).
A: Quoted in: Axioms of Kwame Nkrumah (1967), motto of the Accra Evening News, founded 1948.
N: Conference speech, 7 April 1960, Accra.
K: Consciencism, ch. 4 (1964).

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