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Nkrumah, Kwame

Syllabification: Nkru·mah, Kwame
Pronunciation: /(ə)NGˈkro͞omə

Definition of Nkrumah, Kwame in English:

( 1909–72), Ghanaian statesman; prime minister 1957–60; president 1960–66. The first prime minister after independence, he became increasingly dictatorial and was finally overthrown in a military coup.

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