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Friday, March 6, 2020

Ghana's attainment of independence from it colonial master, Britain, is historic because it was the first black African country to gain independence and it sparked the chain of events that got many other African countries their freedom from colonial rule.  The leader then was the Pan-Africanist Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. When Ghana finally won its independence in March 1957, Nkrumah became the first president of an independent African nation. His speeches, which denounced imperialism and talked about a free, united Africa, made him the darling of the Pan-A­frican movement.