Ghana: A New Start

Ever since it tossed out the man who styled himself its "redeemer," Ghana has been trying to redeem itself from his mistakes. Far from wanting to forget Kwame Nkrumah, the National Liberation Council that overthrew him in 1966 has endlessly reminded the 8,000,000 Ghanaians about his aberrant schemes. It even holds lectures on "What Went Wrong in Ghana?", at which the audience invariably utters cries of disbelief. The ruling junta of police and army officers, headed by Lieut. General Joseph Ankrah, has done a great deal more than lecture, however. It has...

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