Kwame Nkrumah: Happy 100th Earthday to Africa's First Independent Leader
After becoming President in 1957, Nkrumah tried to install the Pan-African teachings of Marcus Garvey into his newly formed government.
But although he single-handedly established
In 2000, almost 40 years after his death, listeners of BBC World Service voted Nkrumah Africa's 'Man of the Millennium'.
However, critics claim he was a dictator and political dreamer responsible for bankrupting
The Ghanaian government had more than £250 million when Nkrumah came to power, but less than £1 million by the time he was overthrown nine years later.
Was he a bad President or did corrupt ministers, the CIA and European businessmen get the better of him?
Watch the film below and judge for yourself…