No. 90 – September 2016
Author: Alvaro Galassi
Kwame Nkrumah is without doubt one of the most important nationalist leaders of the 20th century. Known to history as the prophet of anti-colonialism and Pan-africanism, his political work permits to Ghana to achieve independence in 1957. His history has indelibly marked the African continent, and his policy both domestic and foreign still manage to generate debates. This report does not aim to analyze the Nkrumah’s political story in its entirety, but its goal is to tell the vision that started the path that led to Ghana’s independence. The vision that has inspired many people throughout Africa in the struggle against racism and imperialism, which wanted to unite, under the banner of African socialism, all the African continent.