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”

AfCFTA could boost African incomes by 9%, says World Bank report

Full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) could increase FDI by up to 159%, with positive impacts for trade and incomes. Charles Dietz Reforms set in motion by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could lead to a rise in foreign direct investment (FDI) that would boost incomesContinue reading “AfCFTA could boost African incomes by 9%, says World Bank report”

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”

Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono The development of the whole of the African continent has been the narrative Africans have been working tirelessly to achieve. The Africa We Want started with Nationalism agenda way back in the 20th century, during the colonial period when most African countries were under colonial powers. When the emancipation of theContinue reading “Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.”

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 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”

AFRIKA MUST PREPARE NOW AGAINST FUTURE SANCTIONS

(AFRIKA must prepare now against future sanctions using the Russian scenario as a lesson.) The world is fast speeding deep into this Era of Sanction – Wars where “the West” can destroy any nation that they hate by severely sanctioning it – to death. “The West” has sanctioned Iran, Iraq, Zimbabwe, North Korea, Cuba, Libya,Continue reading “AFRIKA MUST PREPARE NOW AGAINST FUTURE SANCTIONS”

SA WANTS SINGLE AFRICAN CURRENCY TO BOOST INTRA-CONTINENTAL TRADE

South Africa is in full support of establishing a single African currency backed by the continental central bank and monetary institute.According to International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor, the establishment of the African Union’s (AU) African Central Bank (ACB), African Investment Bank (AIB) and the African Monetary Institute (AMI) are considered critical to facilitateContinue reading “SA WANTS SINGLE AFRICAN CURRENCY TO BOOST INTRA-CONTINENTAL TRADE”

AU set for Massive Infrastructure Development

6, 000km road linking Mombasa to Lagos( Kenya-Nigeria) to be constructed by African Union The African Union special envoy for infrastructure development in the continent Raila Odinga in October 2018 announced plans to construct a 6,000km road linking Mombasa in Kenya to Lagos in Nigeria in bid to link Africa through modern highways and railways.Continue reading “AU set for Massive Infrastructure Development”

Sudanese Unrest

Sudan’s protest groups have called for street demonstrations in Khartoum. They are demanding the establishment of a fully civilian government to lead the transition to democratic rule. It comes as detentions of pro-democracy leaders intensify, plunging the country into further turmoil. Meanwhile, African Union Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat is spearheading an internationally-backed negotiation effort toContinue reading “Sudanese Unrest”

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