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 Catholic priest suspended for 'rapping' June 24, 2018 'Dirty Computer' is a self-analyzing dream April 30, 2018 Carroll ends retirement talk: ‘Ain’t old enough!’ December 31, 2017 No legal action to be taken against... June 16, 2018 A Coventry club night thought it was... January 17, 2018 J. Holiday Blasts Beyoncé, SZA, & Cardi... January 23, 2018 Triple Access Media Gains Moore Access &... March 20, 2018 Top 10 Up And Coming Female Rappers May 20, 2018 Childish Gambino Unveils 2018 North American Tour... March 5, 2018 3 People, Including 2 Bystanders, Shot In... July 14, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.