Ghana: Accra's God

Nkrumah never dies, never dies, never dies,

He forever lives.

Nkrumah will make you fishers of men

If you follow him.

These lines are from an official anthem of Ghana's youth movement, the 500,000-strong Young Pioneers, who are the pride of President Kwame Nkrumah. Though all Ghanaians are now accustomed to adulation of Ghana's Osagyefo (Redeemer), the indoctrination of small children with such a parody of Christian teaching (Matthew 4:19) was too much for the Right Rev. Richard Roseveare, 60, Anglican Bishop of Accra. Fortnight ago, the bishop rose before a Christian gathering in Cape Coast to declare solemnly. "It is a truism...

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