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Nimubona1 Eloge Nimubona Intro to Modern Africa 1027 John Kalubi 10/23/2017 The Rise of Nationalism The Rise of Nationalism is a documentary by Basil Davidson that talks about how countries in Africa fought for independence, the first country he presents to us is Ghana or during that period the Gold Coast. Ghana was the first country in Africa to obtain independence in 1957 form the British, The person that was leading them at that time was Kwame Nkruma. Nkruma had a big idea in head of Ghana becoming completely independent from the British and fought to see his idea come to life. When he finally obtained the independence form the British he change the name of the country from Gold Coast to Ghana. In the documentary Davidson also presented Kenya how became independent after a long period of struggling under the leadership Kenyatta, Kenya fought for independence. While he was in prison, the Europeans conducted an election and Kenyatta was the winner by far. He became one of the few president to have move from prison straight to the

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