Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day

September 21

This holiday commemorates the birthday of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President. Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian politician, political revolutionist, and theorist. He was famously known as the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana. He was one of the major driving forces behind leading the Gold Coast to independence from Britain. This year holiday would be observed on 23rd September 2024 since 21st September 2024 falls on a Saturday.