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, 2020 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: March 27th, 2020 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 Summer Camp Announced at NJPAC April 11, 2018 7/18 CBS2 Wednesday Afternoon Weather Headlines July 18, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Tony Dungy... February 4, 2020 Bills reach injury settlement with center Wood May 31, 2018 Cavs know that offense, not defense, determines... May 15, 2018 Colts RB Turbin suspended for PED violation June 29, 2018 Shreveport R&B artist honors late father in... May 31, 2018 Smoke Dawg death: Drake leads tributes to... July 2, 2018 Future: 'Young rappers should thank me' July 8, 2018 Titans agree to deal with veteran DT... April 8, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.