Kwame Nkrumah’s First Son Dies At 89

Dr. Francis Nkrumah

Source: Africa Publicity

Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s eldest son, Dr. Francis Nkrumah, has passed away, aged 89.

Dr. Francis Nkrumah’s death was confirmed by Indian author and editor Vijay Prashad.

Prashad broke the death news via social media on Sunday, June 30, 2023.

He wrote “Dr. Francis Nkrumah (1935 – 2024) has just died. He was the oldest son of Kwame Nkrumah. He spent his life as a pediatrician, highly loved by his patients. Dr. Nkrumah remained in Ghana after the coup against his father and continued to work as a doctor and scientist.”

Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *