Pan-Africanism

In the wake of the death of the Queen of Britain Queen Elizabeth II, social media particularly from Africa and the Commonwealth was awash with statements about how her reign looted precious resources from African countries. Pan-Africanism, the idea that peoples of African descent have common interests and should be unified. Historically, Pan-Africanism has oftenContinue reading “Pan-Africanism”

Reasons the Pan African Ideology Failed

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Pan African Ideology started in the United States of America and was heavily promoted by individuals such as Marcus Garvey. The idea started in the 18th Century. The movement had a philosophy of driving Black Liberation against White Domination and Exploration The Pan African Movement grew as Africa sought anContinue reading “Reasons the Pan African Ideology Failed”

SNAPSHOT IN HISTORY – THE LESSONS OF THE HUMILIATION AND MURDER OF PATRICE LUMUMBA

By Eugene Makai You have read and heard a lot about the turmoil in Congo 🇨🇩 in the 1960s and the coup against, capture and subsequent murder of its first Prime Minister Patrice Émery Lumumba on 17th January, 1961. The underlying cause of this is hardly emphasized enough. Putting it bluntly it is Western CorporateContinue reading “SNAPSHOT IN HISTORY – THE LESSONS OF THE HUMILIATION AND MURDER OF PATRICE LUMUMBA”

BLACK AFRICA MUST SEVERE ALL TIES WITH THE WEST: WESTERN POWERS AS HISTORIC ENEMIES OF THE BLACK CONTINENT!

” Western imperialism must be seen as one of the most hostile forces that the Black Continent has ever faced. A foe which entire prosperity is based on the brutal and perpetual exploitation, oppression and subjugation of the Black continent. In other words, the West is the enemy of Black African fundamental interests and aspirationsContinue reading “BLACK AFRICA MUST SEVERE ALL TIES WITH THE WEST: WESTERN POWERS AS HISTORIC ENEMIES OF THE BLACK CONTINENT!”

Africa Freedom Day

Thomas Isidore Sankara the former President of Burkina Faso once echoed ” I think the most important thing is to bring people to a point where they have self-confidence, and understand that they can at last be authors of their own well-being.” The African Union theme for 2022 states “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and FoodContinue reading “Africa Freedom Day”

PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES: KWAME NKRUMAH

One of the Fathers of the Modern Pan African Movement, Former Ghanaian First President Kwame Nkrumah echoed these sentiments on the Need for Africa to Unite: “The Forces that Unite us are intrinsic and greater then the Superimposed influences that keep us apart.” Kwame Nkrumah -Africa Must Unite 1963 “Africa is One Continent,One People andContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES: KWAME NKRUMAH”

PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES: TANZANIA

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Tanzania is country found in East Africa and is part of the East African Community. Formerly known as Tanganyika. Is the only African country to be colonized by two European Power. Before the Second World War and immediately after the Berlin Conference on the Scramble for Africa, she was colonized byContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES: TANZANIA”

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Kwame Nkrumah

Former Ghanaian First President, Freedom Fighter and Champion of the Pan African Movement Kwame Nkrumah did say that “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me” These words were remiscent of the works that Kwame Nkrumah did on the continent of Africa. He was part ofContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Kwame Nkrumah”

SUPER KEN @98

Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda was to turn 98 years today April, 28. But for the cruel hand of death. Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda fondly remembered as KK was Zambia’s Founding PresidentIn 1968 three years after gaining Independence, Zambia stayed a night without a President when Kenneth David Buchizya Kaunda decided to resign on grounds thatContinue reading “SUPER KEN @98”

CHALLENGES AFTER THE MANCHESTER CONGRESS OF 1945PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES:

After the Pan African Congress in Manchester England in October 1945, the African leaders came with a renewed resolve to emancipate Africa The conference gave birth to the idea which led to the formation of the Organization of African Unity in May 1963 in Addis Ababa, EthiopiaFor Southern Africa, the Regional Pan-Africanists founded the Pan-AfricanContinue reading “CHALLENGES AFTER THE MANCHESTER CONGRESS OF 1945PAN-AFRICAN DIARIES:”

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