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Nkrumah Speaks: Nine Memorable Quotes on Ghana’s Founders’ Day

September 21, 2016 at 01:01 pm | Uncategorized

Deidre Gantt

Deidre Gantt | Contributor

September 21, 2016 at 01:01 pm | Uncategorized

Akosombo Dam in Ghana's Eastern Region is one of Nkrumah's development projects. Built using a lot of foreign investment, he envisioned it as the key to Ghana becoming a key supplier of power in the West African sub-region. Pulse Ghana

Akosombo Dam in Ghana’s Eastern Region is one of Nkrumah’s development projects. Built using a lot of foreign investment, he envisioned it as the key to Ghana becoming a key supplier of power in the West African sub-region. Pulse Ghana

On Economics
“…the problem is how to obtain capital investment and still keep it under sufficient control to prevent exploitation; and how to preserve integrity and sovereignty without crippling economic or political ties to any country, bloc or system”

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On Progress
“We shall measure our progress by the improvement in the health of our people; by the number of children in school, and by the quality of their education; by the availability of water and electricity in our towns and villages, and by the happiness which our people take in being able to manage their own affairs. The welfare of our people is our chief pride, and it is by this that my Government will ask to be judged.”

Broadcast to the Nation. 24 December 1957

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