GHANA: A Consuming Fire

With a blare of bugles and a rattle of drums, indignant speakers mounted a platform in Accra one evening last week for an "emergency demonstration" by Kwame Nkrumah's Convention Peoples' Party and the Ghana Labor Congress against TIME. An Anglican parson besought God to "destroy those who print what is not true." Led on by vanguard activists ("Comrades recruited from among the most politically educated section of party leadership [to] become educators of broad masses, especially of our illiterate comrades," Nkrumah has called them), the audience shouted Nkrumah's slogans, and Ghana "market mammies" performed tribal dances. A pile of...

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