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How a beautiful, naive young Egyptian woman became the wife of Kwame Nkrumah

Fathia Nkrumah enjoys a near-mythical place in postcolonial Ghanaian history. Her skin colour mattered; she was not a black African. Her native country mattered; Egypt is ancient, biblical and mystical. Yet, the wife of Ghana’s first president is known exactly for that: being the wife of Ghana’s first president.. As she was, without the light […]