GHANA: Happy Birthday

In his new many-balconied mansion perched on a lofty hill 22 miles from steaming Accra, Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah woke last week to watch all Ghana celebrate his 49th birthday. There were thanksgiving church services in honor of National Founders Day, parades, garden parties, gala balls, free medical treatment for expectant mothers for a one-week period. The Accra Evening News published a special issue featuring a large front-page photograph captioned: "Our Indomitable Prime Minister and the founder of the new nation of Ghana, Osagyefo [Defender], Oyeadieyie [Does All Well], Kantamanto [Never Failing], Tufuhene Okyeade [Ever-Giving Leader]' Kukudrufo [Brave] Kwame...