Afro History Today in Afro History ! The first elected president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in 1966. written by Marc Alexander February 24, 2020 Kwame Nkrumah, the First President of Ghana (Photo credit: Wikipedia) President John F. Kennedy Attends Arrival Ceremonies for Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, President of the Republic of Ghana (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Kwame Nkrumah’s grave inside the Kwame Nkrumah memorial in Accra Ghana. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Ghana becomes a republic in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! George Washington Buckner is named minister to Liberia in 1913 !Today in Afro History ! Jerry Rawlings takes power in Ghana after a military coup in 1979 !Today in Afro History ! The southeastern region of Nigeria declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, which started a 2 1/2 year civil war in 1967.Today in Afro History ! The Democratic Republic of the Congo gains independence from Belgium in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Niger declares independence from France in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! The first elected president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in 1966. was last modified: January 31st, 2020 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. ! MLB player, Eddie Murray ! Actor, O’Shea Jackson Jr. ! next post Today’s Afro Birthday ! Model/Actress, Veronica Webb ! Olympic Gold Medalist (sprinter) Donald Quarrie ! NFL player, James Starks ! Actress, Rashida Jones ! You may also like 'Change the alignment of RuB to speed... June 29, 2018 Giants Ink No. 2 Overall Pick Saquon... July 22, 2018 Changes to POW/MIA system leave families frustrated October 15, 2014 Orrin Hatch pokes fun at Google after... July 24, 2018 Bluegrass band The Lil Smokies to perform... May 7, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Comedian, Richard Pryor... December 1, 2019 NYPD Files Departmental Charges Against Officer In... July 21, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Joseph H.... December 6, 2019 CBS News Poll: Will gun violence increase... March 12, 2016 Kobe: Lakers’ dreams ‘bigger now’ with LeBron July 2, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.