Ghana: Problems of Dekwamification

Through the crowded streets of Accra, borne in a cage like an animal, a onetime ranking member of Ghana's dreaded security service was carried by police. Caught in nearby Nigeria and flown to Accra on a Ghana air force plane, he was on his way to prison—and almost surely to death. The cage in which he rode had been especially designed and constructed to contain a greater prize: the erstwhile Ghanaian ruler, Kwame Nkrumah, who before his overthrow a year ago, called himself "the Christ of our day" and "the Conqueror of...

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