Town historian launches West Africa apology bid

There has been regional news exposure for author and historian Dr Robert Peprah-Gyamfi and his campaign to win a formal apology from the British Government for the historic forced conscription of West Africans.

Robert, a client of author PR agency Palamedes based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, has been featured in both the Loughborough Echo and Leicester Mercury about his West Africa Apology petition.

He has launched the petition in a bid to bring “historic restitution” to the many thousands of West African men from the former British colonies of Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Gambia who were forcefully conscripted into the British Army during World War Two.

You can read the full story on the Loughborough Echo HERE.

Robert has set up a website,, with more details about his campaign. The petition can be signed over at the Petition.Parliament website.

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