DID JOHN MENSAH SARBAH KILL TO SAVE LIVES? AN IN-DEPTH LOOK INTO THE RATIONALE BEHIND THE DECLARATION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF “NO UNOWNED OR UNOCCUPIED LAND IN THE ANCIENT GHANA” by Hubert Tieku

I want to begin this epistle with how Dr. J. B Danquah, as captured by Magnus Sampson in his Introduction to Gold Coast Men of Affairs, summarised the heroic life of John Mensah Sarbah. He said, “[A]nd a great saviour the Gold Coast can never have for unless our right to our land be attacked […]