Afro History Today in Afro History ! Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana passes away in 1972. Sierra Leone gains it’s independence in 1961 ! Togo gains it’s independence in 1960 ! written by Marc Alexander April 27, 2019 Kwame Nkrumah, the First President of Ghana (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Map of Togo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Map of Togo Español: Mapa de Togo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Memorial of Kwame Nkrumah (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Kwame Nkrumah during a state visit to the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! The first elected president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in 1966.Today in Afro History ! Ghana becomes a republic in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Sierra Leone joins the United Nations in 1961.Today in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Botswana gains its independence from the United Kingdom in 1966 !Today in Afro History ! The Largest ever mass immunization of yellow fever begins in West Africa in 2009 ! Today in Afro History ! Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana passes away in 1972. Sierra Leone gains it’s independence in 1961 ! Togo gains it’s independence in 1960 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist, Coretta Scott King ! Playwright, August Wilson ! Singer, Cuba Gooding Sr. ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Josh Howard ! Actress, Madge Sinclair ! Musician, Robert Greenidge ! Actress, Aleisha Allen ! You may also like Popular Twitch Streamers Temporarily Banned For Playing... June 23, 2018 Coffee shop owner apologizes after two employees... May 9, 2018 German Rappers Accused Of Anti-Semitism Win Major... April 19, 2018 Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter Resigns As... July 12, 2018 Vikings TE Rudolph, LT Reiff likely out... December 15, 2017 Ted Hefko and The Thousandaires April 16, 2018 Local Hospitals Step Up Security With Armed... July 10, 2018 Rapchat scores $1.6 mln seed May 8, 2018 Who Picks Out the Playlists You Hear... April 25, 2018 Legendary R&B group Solid begin pre-sales for... March 15, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.