- Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute
The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (officially known as the Kwame Nkrumah Institute of Economics and Political Science or Winneba ideological Institute) was an educational body in
Winnebafounded to promote socialismin Ghanaas well as the liberation of Africafrom colonialism. [ [http://www.niica.on.ca/ghana/Ideology.aspx Kwame Nkrumah's Idealogical Institute - Winneba Ghana] niica.on.ca] With the first stone being laid by Kwame Nkrumahon 18 February, 1961, the Institute was designed to promote national independence, as almost all Ghanaians in the first Nkrumah governmentwere trained in the United Kingdomor United States. [ [http://www.niica.on.ca/ghana/Ideology.aspx Kwame Nkrumah's Idealogical Institute - Winneba Ghana] niica.on.ca] The Institute's Director was Kodwo Addison, a prominent Ghanaian activist.
The vast majority of students came from
Ghana. However, as a pan-African institution, the Institute also educated students Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia.
:1962: 100:1963: 210:1964: 475:1965: 550 [ [http://www.niica.on.ca/ghana/Ideology.aspx Kwame Nkrumah's Idealogical Institute - Winneba Ghana] niica.on.ca]
Notable related people
Tibor Szamuely (historian)
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