Ghana's Ambassador to Denmark with concurrent accreditation to Sweden, Finland, and Iceland Her Excellency Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa is a career woman with exhaustive experience in Strategic Human Resource Management and Gender & Development related issues in both the formal and informal sectors.
Kwame Nkrumah became the first prime and later president of Ghana. He was born on September 21, 1909, at Nkroful in what was then the British-ruled Gold Coast, the son of a goldsmith. Trained as a teacher, he went to the United States in 1935 for advanced studies and continued his schooling in England, where he helped organize the Pan-African Congress in 1945. He returned to Ghana in 1947 and became general secretary of the newly founded United Gold Coast Convention but split from it in 1949 to form the Convention People's party (CPP).