Dark Days in Ghana
An analysis of the military police dictatorship which was established in Ghana after the overthrow on 24 February 1966 of Kwame Nkrumah’s constitutional government.
Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary. He was the first prime minister and president of Ghana, having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962.