Meet the personal photographer of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, now 87 and strong as ever

Meet the personal photographer of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, now 87 and strong as ever

- Legendary photographer Reverend Dr Chris Tsui Hesse has been the genius behind many political pictures available to Ghana today

- The currently 87-year-old served Ghana as a presidential photographer from Kwame Nkrumah's reign to that of JJ Rawlings

- A recent visit to the residence of Chris Tsui Hesse by a popular Facebook user Bernard Anbataayela Mornah reveals that the 87-year-old is just as strong and healthy as ever

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Reverend Dr Chris Tsui Hesse is a legendary photographer who has served Ghana in an unbelievable way, being the foremost cinematographer, photographer, filmmaker and film administrator and moving on to become the personal cameraman of Nkrumah and seven other heads of states in Ghana.

A recent visit to the residence of Chris Tsui Hesse by a popular Facebook user Bernard Anbataayela Mornah reveals that the 87-year-old is just as strong and healthy as ever.

The Facebook influencer posted pictures of himself and the legendary photographer, saying, Made time to pay unannounced visit to Rev Chris Hesse, personal photographer of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's 1st President at his Residence.

It was a unique opportunity meeting the man who had close range contact with Africa's foremost

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According to Sammyflex.com, the other heads of state that Chris served as a personal photographer include General J. A. Ankrah, General A.A. Afrifa, Prime Minister Dr. K. A. Busia, General I. K. Acheampong, General Akuffo, President Dr Hilla Liman and Flt. Lt. President J. J. Rawlings.

The respected legend also had amazing credentials to his credit. Chris' academic credentials include a Bachelor of Divinity (1985) and Doctor of Philosophy in Film and Arts from the University of Southern California, USA (1989).

He is well known and recognized for his outstanding expertise in cinematography as is depicted in several award-winning productions such as Love Brewed in the African Pot (1980), Heritage Africa(1989), Harvest at 17 (1994) and Cross Roads of People, Cross Roads of Trade (1994).

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In other news, on Friday, March 23, 1849, a Black slave by the name Henry Brown started a very risky plot of escaping from slavery by sending himself as a mail in a wooded box away from a Virginia plantation.

A news report by Face2FaceAfrica.com indicates that the Black genius slave who was an active church member was helped by a church colleague named James Caesar Anthony Smith and a white storekeeper to escape.

It is reported that Henry Brown became highly uncomfortable staying at the Virginia plantation after his wife and child were taken away from him and sold to a plantation in North Carolina.

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