Ghana is the first African country to get independence. It is regularly given the questionable qualification of being the previous primary state in Sub-Saharan Africa to pick up freedom.
Bypassing North Africa, a few editors, columnists and history books go the extent that guaranteeing that Ghana was the principal nation on the whole mainland to pick up freedom. In any case, these refinements are not without their contentions. A critical truth should be told – Ghana was not the main African nation to pick up autonomy in neither sub-Saharan Africa nor the whole landmass. There are a string of different nations that seemingly merit this acknowledgment. The way that these qualifications about Ghana are supported by both Ghanians and non-Ghanians alike, is characteristic of a landmass with a tricky personality and history that is powered with seized accounts.
Ghana, A Shining Black Star
Ghana has for some time been praised as the model for African advance and improvement. Ghana has for some time been loved by organizations in the Global North as the ideal specimen for financial achievement, hostile to dominion, solidness and majority rules system in Africa. This has implied that it has been veritably advanced (and propped) as a pioneer on the landmass by nations, for example, the United States – it is the main sub-Saharan nation that Barack Obama has gone to as a sitting president.
It is likewise a nation celebrated inside the landmass for being at the focal point of the freedom battle and along these lines holds an uncommon place in dish African history. Ghana’s position in the worldwide world request and political economy helps to support the myth that Ghana was the main sub-Saharan nation to pick up autonomy. Many individuals would rather observe Ghana’s triumphs then question the legitimacy of its qualifications.
There is no denying that Ghana’s autonomy was noteworthy for the mainland on account of the focal part Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah played in the freedom battles over the landmass. Ghanians are naturally glad for their part in the decolonization procedure and the legacy of Nkrumah. A large portion of them take the position that Ghana was the principal nation in sub-Saharan Africa to pick up freedom and observe Ghana’s autonomy on March 6, 1957.
Couple of Ghanians and their partners recognize that the African nation of Sudan picked up autonomy very nearly a year prior, on January 1, 1956. In fact speaking, South Africa picked up their autonomy even decades before both Ghana and Sudan.
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