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The Astrology Consultant


Honoring Ghana’s 56th Anniversary
By Kevin David Raphael Fitch

Created on Sunday, 10 March, 2013

Ghana was around, long before 1957, but four days ago, Ghana celebrated 56 years of independence, from Britain. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was Ghana’s first Prime Minister and on July 1, 1960, he became its first President. In 1942 Nkrumah received his Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in philosophy in 1943. He also got his Bachelor of Sacred Theology from Lincoln University.

On Thursday, 20 September, 1956, while attending a meeting of the Assembly, Nkrumah anxiously, watched the minutes dissolve, one by one, from 11:30 am till noon. He took no interest in the “debate that was going on,” he said. At noon, Dr. Nkrumah stood up. There was dead silence in the House…”[1] He planned to deliver some important news at that hour. He wrote in his autobiography that he looked at his watch and at 3 minutes after noon then told the House and its members that Ghana’s date of independence would be on Wednesday, 6 March the following year. After he spoke there was euphoria, cheers, and tears.


Ghana celebrated its freedom from British rule, at midnight the 6th 1957. Some say that Ghana’s liberation was a symbol and genesis of Pan-African liberation, which is to say that Ghana had set the tone and rhythm for the eventual liberation of the rest of Africa.

When the Declaration of Independence was signed at 5:13 pm, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, back in 1776, on 4 July, it was the conception of the United States of America. So, from a certain perspective, at Ghana, there was the conception of a United States of Africa, which was a vision that Nkrumah held. We can see aspects of this in the Organization of African Unity (OAU) founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 1963, and now known as the African Union (AU). Astonishingly, the tropical zodiacal sign Sagittarius, was on the horizon, in Accra, at independence, and was the same sign that joined the local horizon, at Philadelphia, when the Founding Fathers, signed the Declaration of Independence. What’s even more in confluence with this is that the 12th degree of that sign was on both local horizons at those two historic moments, separated by 180 years, 8 months, and two days, and a distance of 5187.1 miles, from Philadelphia to Accra.

If we consider that Dr Nkrumah graduated from two Universities, in Pennsylvania, the home of the Declaration of Independence and that the sign on Accra’s local horizon, when Nkrumah announced to the Assembly the news, at that remarkable moment 12:03 pm, was — you guessed it — Sagittarius, then all we can do is appreciate the possibility that there were important hidden factors were at work, especially concerning Ghana’s birth date, time, and group karma.

Sagittarius, the sign of the Archer, now symbolized as a simple arrow, represents the re-oriented direction and trajectory of a human being, or a country and so, Ghana’s and all of Africa’s aspirations were re-directed at that sacred moment, 56 years ago. Today, that arrow of Sagittarius, representing the people of the great state of Ghana —still flies upward and onward and her current president, John Dramani Mahhama, a Sagittarian, with 4 planets in that sign and a wealth of international experience and communications expertise is at the helm. Let us pray for him and all political parties in Ghana that they may continually strike the cord of Holy Accord, in the Spirit of Brotherhood for all. Let us also pray for God-Justice to overshine this beloved country and people and symbol of Democracy, as her children walk the line of Virgo, for the year, on the Cosmic Clock, which is a type of cosmic astrology. As Virgo, represent the womb of the Mother, who nurtures the seed of Christhood, during the various stages of its evolution, then may the Christ of Ghana be tended by those Holy Mothers of heaven this year and may that same Christhood and Buddhahood be nurtured by one and all of the Great Masters of holy brotherhood and love. And finally, may the Peace of God, exemplified by the Ray of brotherhood and service infuse itself into the air that is breathed by every Ghanaian.

All Hail the Holy Spirit of Ghana.


[1] Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, 1957. P. 282).

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