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Convention People's Party

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The Convention People's Party (CPP) is a political party in Ghana. It was started by Kwame Nkrumah in 1949.[1] It was formed as a split from the United Gold Coast Convention, which, before the forming of the CPP, Nkrumah became general secretary of in 1947.[2] Nkrumah split from the UGCC because Nkrumah did not agree with the UGCC's beliefs and ways.[3] The party continues to exist today.

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  1. "Kwame Nkrumah." The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. Published by Infoplease.
  2. "Biography of Kwame Nkrumah" Archived 2012-08-02 at the Wayback Machine. Africa Within. Retrieved 2008-08-23.
  3. "Kwame Nkrumah". Encyclopedia of World Biography, 2004. Published online at Encyclopedia.com.

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