Samia Nkrumah

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Age 63
Birthday June 231960
Birth Sign Cancer
City Ghana
Country Ghana
Profession Politician

Samia Nkrumah is a famous Politician, born on June 23, 1960 in Ghana. As of December 2022, Samia Nkrumah’s net worth is $5 Million. She was hailed as “the new Mandela” by The Huffington Post upon her historic 2008 election.

Parents Kwame Nkrumah, Fathia Nkrumah
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Spouse Michele Melega
Children(s) Kwame Melega

Samia Nkrumah Biography

She rose to prominence as Chairwoman of the Convention People’s Party and was the first woman to chair one of Ghana’s major political parties. Samia was born at Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana in 1960. She was forced to leave Ghana with her mother and brothers on the day of the 1966 military coup that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah. The family were resettled in Egypt by the Egyptian government. She returned with her family in 1975 at the invitation of General Acheampong’s National Redemption Council government and attended Achimota School. However, she left the country again when her mother decided to return to Egypt in the early 1980s. Samia proceeded to London, later completing her studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London in the United Kingdom, where she obtained the degree of Bachelor Arabic Studies in 1991. She also completed a Master’s degree at the same institution in 1993..

Her father was Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah , and her mother, Fathia Rizk, was Egyptian.

Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah (born 23 June 1960) is a Ghanaian politician and chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP). In the 2008 parliamentary election, she won the Jomoro constituency seat at her first attempt. She is the daughter of Kwame Nkrumah, first President of Ghana.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Samia Nkrumah started work as a bank clerk with the London branch of the Bank of India in 1984. She then worked with Al-Ahram as a journalist in various capacities starting from 1989.

Samia Nkrumah Net Worth

Samia Nkrumah is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Samia Nkrumah‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Politician
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House Living in own house.

She was a bank clerk with the Bank of India’s London headquarters and then pursued a journalism career for a time with Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram.

Samia Nkrumah started work as a bank clerk with the London branch of the Bank of India in 1984. She then worked with Al-Ahram as a journalist in various capacities starting from 1989.

She was elected as the first woman chairperson of the Convention People’s Party on 10 September 2011. She won the poll with 1,191 votes, and her nearest contender, the incumbent, polled 353 votes. By this feat, she became the first woman to ever head a major political party in Ghana.

On December 9, 2012, Samia Nkrumah lost her Jomoro parliamentary seat to the NDC contestant, Wing Commander Francis Anaman, a retired officer of the Ghana Airforce.

Who is Samia Nkrumah dating?

According to our records, Samia Nkrumah married to Michele Melega. As of May 2022, Samia Nkrumah’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Ghana. Samia Nkrumah celebrates birthday on June 23 of every year.

Who was Kwame Nkrumah’s wife?

Fathia Nkrumah

Where is Samia Nkrumah from?

Aburi, Ghana

Who is the first Ghana president?

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, standing on stool, being sworn in by Arku Korsah, as the first president of the Republic of Ghana in Accra. 1960.

Who is Princess Fathia Nkrumah?

Princess Fathia Nkrumah, the granddaughter of Ghana’s first president. Dr Kwame Nkrumah, was among the outstanding personalities spotted at the 2-day Sparrow Entertainment Festival at the Silverbird Cinemas, Accra Mall.

What is the name of Kwame Nkrumah’s daughter?

Samia Nkrumah

You may read full biography about Samia Nkrumah from Wikipedia.
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