> This collection of Nkrumah’s (positive) nicknames is being showed at Nubuke Foundation, more details on the exhibit here.
Fountain of Honour
The Ideological Mentor
Show Boy (Which Maya Maame blogged on here)
Osagyefo (Redeemer in Twi)
Asomdwehene (King of Peace)
Oyeadieeyie (Repairman, someone who puts things right)
Kasapreko (Someone who speaks her/his mind)
Blogger AntiRhythm adds two historically interesting names to the list. His christian name “Francis” – and the confused misspelled name that FBI used in their file “Ukrumah”, read the stories here and here.
Time Magazine, in August 1962, added “Africa’s biggest ego” to the list.Sharing is caring!