Ghana: Fangs a Lot

GHANA Fangs a Lot

"The soldiers now left in Flagstaff House, residence of the former President, are, I am told, eating their way through his private zoo," reported a columnist in West Africa magazine last month. Full details were hard to come by, but the report set correspondents and writers to speculation about what might be going on in the cages of Kwame Nkrumah's private zoo.

Somehow the old eland was missing. Neither hide nor hair of him had been seen since the day that Kwame Nkrumah had been ostrichized, accused of being the...

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