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Our Political Leaders Must Seek ‘Intellectual Wisdom’ from the Electorate

Posted by Business in Ghana on July 24, 2011

By Katakyie Kwame Opoku Agyemang, Hull. UK.

Since time immemorial, Ghanaians have been speaking with their chests out to portray to the whole world, especially their counterparts in the sub-region that they are indeed unique creatures. They base their pride on the rich human resource, abundant natural resources, cultural heritage, religious tolerance and even the democratic environment that they have nurtured. Before 1957, the country was called the Gold Coast (Land of Gold) in apparent reference to the abundance of gold deposits along her coast. Currently, Ghana ranks second to South Africa in gold production in Africa. Talk about politics and the proud Ghanaian will boast that Ghana was the first to win political independence in the sub-Saharan Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Danquah On Nkrumah’s Propaganda Climb To Greatness

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 18, 2010

By Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, www.danquahinstitute.org

In his maiden address to Parliament in January 2009, President JEA Mills, an avowed Nkrumaist, said, “We intend to honour Dr Kwamne Nkrumah’s memory with a national holiday to be known as Founder’s Day.”

Thus, September 21 is now one more of developing Ghana’s  numerous public holidays (17) to  force on the nation a break from our  usual ‘work and unhappiness’ routine.

Several articles were written and speeches made from the likes of political historian, Prof Mike Oquaye, a Danqua-Dombo-Busiast, and political scientist Dr Vladimer Antwi-Danso, an Nkrumaist, to the effect that “We cannot say that Nkrumah was the founder of the nation we call Ghana. Ghana does not have one founder.”

As our way of marking the day, the Danquah Institute has provided below an article wrote by Dr J B Danquah on October 2, 1961, where he traces Mr Nkrumah’s contribution to the independence struggle and the propaganda tactics he used to turn the ‘masses’ of Ghana against the other nationalist leaders. Please read below J B in his own words: Read the rest of this entry »

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