GHANA: The Sovereignty of Law

The infant African nation of Ghana began life with high hopes that Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah and his ruling party would show enough statesmanship to win the cooperation of the minorities in Ashanti and the Northern Territories. But the richer, more highly educated Ashantis, controlling the country's one big cash crop (cocoa), have agitated so articulately for upcountry rights that Nkrumah's less literate supporters, unable to talk them down, have resorted to highhanded repression. By the most arbitrary of these measures the government deported two Ashanti Moslem leaders on the ground...

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