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 Julius Kambarange Nyerere

Pan- Africanist and Former Tanzanian President Mwalimu Julius Kambarange Nyerere once said“Unity will not make us Rich, but it will make it difficult for Africa and the African peoples to be Disregarded and Humiliated” Powerful words that Africa is not utilising to wake up from the deep slumber the continent has been in for sometimeContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES Julius Kambarange Nyerere”

WILL COLONIALISM EVER END ON AFRICAN SHORES: Kenya-Somalia Dispute

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Patrice Lumumba said that ” Political Independence has no meaning if it is not accompanied by rapid economic and social development” He further said that “African Unity and solidarity are no longer dreams. They must be expressed in decisions” We have always looked at the Berlin Conference which brought the ScrambleContinue reading “WILL COLONIALISM EVER END ON AFRICAN SHORES: Kenya-Somalia Dispute”

Rekindling the Spirit of Ujamaa

By Moono John The history of the world is told from many points of view. Many a times the writers of this history tend to have a specific target groups and objectives. One disadvantage about the way history is that there is always a lot of distortion particularly about the way African history has beenContinue reading “Rekindling the Spirit of Ujamaa”

THIS MAN MUAMMAR GADDAFI!

In February 2009, upon being elected chairman of the 53-nation African Union in Ethiopia, Gaddafi told the assembled African leaders: “I shall continue to insist that our sovereign countries work to achieve the United States of Africa.” The BBC reported that Gaddafi had proposed “a single African military force, a single currency and a singleContinue reading “THIS MAN MUAMMAR GADDAFI!”

CHINUA ACHEBE: His view on African Unity

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES Great Nigerian Author, Pan-Africanist and Broadcaster Chinua Achebe said in the book “Things Fall Apart” “It is already too late, said Obierika sadly. Our own men and our son’s have joined the ranks of the stranger. They have joined his religion and they help to uphold his government. If we should try toContinue reading “CHINUA ACHEBE: His view on African Unity”

Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want

By Moono John 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 the AfricanContinue reading “Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want”

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