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Ghana, a former colony of Great Britain, made history on March 6, 1957, when it became the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to gain its independence. There have been many accounts of the story of Ghana’s independence by scholars, protagonists and observers alike. In this book, the author revisits the story and in a year by year account from 1947 to 1957 when the first Prime Minister, Kwame Nkrumah, declared Ghana’s independence, highlighting some of the key events that drove the struggle.
The book also examines in detail the role played by individuals whose names have come to be associated with the struggle as an attempt to settle the old question of individuals in political change with Ghana as the case study.
It is written with the perspective of a journalist and historian.₵80.00Quick View
Africa Must Unite best describes what Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah stood for.
The mission he began over half a century ago remains uncompleted and the task of this generation is to make the dream of African unity come alive and realise our full potential as the African nation that would be embracing all peoples of African ancestry.
Nkrumah called for the political and economic unification of African states as the most effective way to achieve economic and socio-cultural emancipation and regain full sovereignty over our land and resources.
The thesis of Africa Unite remains unassilable, giving hope to about 1.5 billion Africans all over the world who aspire for a better life in a more humane world.
Africa Must Unite!₵50.00₵50.00Quick View
This book reflects the thoughts of K. A. Busia, Ghana’s first university professor and prime minister of the 2nd Republic. It consists of extracts from his writings as a scholar, politician and statesman.
The book deals with issues regarding democracy, the rule of law, good governance, our common humanity, knowledge and
education, among others.
It is a requisite companion for academics, politicians, the clergy, traditional rulers, historians, researchers, students and all those who subscribe to the tenets of democracy.₵30.00Quick View
The journey progresses, taking an interesting, dramatic twist with the birth of Barack Obama bearing the torch of shared humanity passed on to him. As a child, he overcomes the odds, challenges and deprivations associated with a typical childhood. This is the cradle.₵10.00Quick View
This comic book traces the first ever African-American President’s roots to his father Barack Obama (Snr.), who emerges victorious through his intellectual exploits that earned him a place at the University of Hawaii and later the prestigious Harvard University on a scholarship.
An exceptionally brilliant young man’s quest from Kenya, East Africa to the outside world – America, where minds are moulded and shaped for future leadership responsibilities.
It captures Obama Snr’s relationship with his American wife, Ann Dunham, which eventually culminated in marriage while still on his academic sojourn in America.
Today, this mission has become part of history, which course is about to change for the better right in front of our eyes.₵10.00Quick View
His achievements having paved the way for him in the 2008 US Presidential race, Barack rolls out a proactive team and brilliantly articulates American issues by injecting fresh, refreshing perspective into the US Presidential campaign, with the results of the November 2008 presidential results to show for it.
Also reaffirming that Americans have spoken with one voice, as well as reinforcing the power of change and hope for Americans and the world irrespective of colour and race, Senator Obama takes up the challenge and assumes office as the first African-American and the 44th President of the United States of America.₵10.00Quick View
Exposed to some of the best schools in the world during his formative years, he takes off in a big way, holding on tenaciously to education as a passport to self-actualisation.
And having the privilege of growing up with his mother and maternal grandparents, Barack imbibes the ideals, values, and wisdom of the aged. Coupled with his formal education, Barack Obama is adequately prepared in his audacious hope for the future.₵10.00Quick View
Once out of college and armed with wits, charisma, a dogged resolve, and an unwavering belief in his well-articulated mission, Barack Obama identifies with, and reaches out to the poor and the needy, proffering practical solutions to societal issues and selling his ‘gospel’ of hope to millions of Americans.
This, he does through community development efforts and sound political career where he sponsors landmark and people-oriented bills, first as an Illinois Senator and later as a US Senator to become the so much desired beacon of change to enthrone a more dramatic and egalitarian American society.₵10.00Quick View
One of the highest-rated public affairs programs on public television, Bill Moyers Journal drew up to two million weekly viewers from 2007 to 2010. Through incisive, morally engaging conversations with some of the leading political figures, writers, activists, poets, and scholars at work today, the Journal captured the essence of the past three pivotal years in American life and politics, including the final act of the Bush Administration and the early years of Obama.
Now, Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues brings this groundbreaking work to the page. From Michael Pollan, David Simon, and Jane Goodall to John Grisham, Karen Armstrong, and Barbara Ehrenreich, Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues introduces the ideas that matter today—on subjects as diverse as the politics of food, race in the age of Obama, aging in America, the power of poetry, wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan, the conflict over gay marriage, and the fate of the American newspaper.
With extensive new commentary from Bill Moyers—in the tradition of his national bestsellers A World of Ideas and Healing and the Mind—here is an unparalleled guide to the debates, the cultural currents, and above all the fascinating people who have so powerfully shaped the world we live in.₵60.00Quick View
This book tells the remarkable story of President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah’s courage and the resilience of the people of Sierra Leone in the face of horrendous atrocities committed during a decade-long conflict. It is also a narrative of survival and recovery, forgiveness, reconciliation and the struggle to rebuild Sierra Leone and uphold its legacy as a beacon of democracy on the African Continent.₵40.00Quick View
“On 30 December 1981, the Ghana Armed Forces held a party at the Ministry of Defence at Burma Camp. The President, Dr. Hilla Limann, had been invited, but because of the security situation in the country he was advised not to attend. Around 3 p.m. the President changed his mind and decided to attend the party. It was not until around midnight that he returned to his official residence at the Castle.
“Around this time, 10 soldiers, some retired, all other ranks, gathered some two miles to the south of the Camp waiting for grenades and other ammunition from their accomplices at the First Infantry Battalion at Michel Camp, about 20 miles to the East of their position. They never turned up. At about 2 a.m. on 31 December 1981, the small group decided to move. Their objective: to seize the country and form a new government.
“Leaving the Labadi beach in the neighbourhood of the Teshie Military Range, the handful of coupmakers moved through the bush to the Recce Cookhouse. Among them were C.C. Addae, Matthew Adabuga, Gbofah, Braimah, Alidu Gyiwah, Sammy Amedeka and Allieu. Jerry Rawlings was already in Burma Camp hiding in the room of Adabuga at the Gondar Barracks…”
Do you want a first-hand account from the murderers of the 3 judges and officer whilst they were in Nsawam Prison waiting to be executed by firing squad? Do you want to see the list of Ghanaians who went ‘missing’ during the Revolution? A relevant piece of Ghana history is in this book.₵60.00Quick View