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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”


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”

Robert Gabriel Mugabe the last Torch of Imperialism Resistance

Robert Gabriel Mugabe was the last flickering torch of resistance to imperialism and neo-colonialism on the continent. In the wake of your passing the hyenas and vultures, the supine and comprador among the African masses dance to the outmoded tunes of their veritable lieges in the capitalist imperialist centres of the world, in London, Paris,Continue reading “Robert Gabriel Mugabe the last Torch of Imperialism Resistance”

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Field Marshall Samora Machel

Former Mozambican President and Pan-Africanist Field Marshall Samora Machel once said “International solidarity is not an act of Charity: it is an act of Unity between Allies fighting on different terrains towards the same objective. The foremost of these objectives is to Aid the Development of Humanity to the highest level possible.” For far tooContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Field Marshall Samora Machel”

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Professor John Mbiti

Kenyan Philosopher, Pan Africanist and Theologian Professor John Mbiti once remarked “I am because WE are and since WE are, therefore I AM” The words of Professor John Mbiti profess the importance of being United as a people. Africa has inherited practices that are quite alien to the beliefs of the people. These practices haveContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Professor John Mbiti”

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”

When Agreed to be One

Ghana, Guinea and Mali tried to form a three-in-one nation but the dream was eventually let go due to internal factors in each of the countries as well as by the formation of the Organization of African Unity in 1963. Although the dream of a United States of Africa has been situated in African intellectualContinue reading “When Agreed to be One”


Ugandan Author and Pan- Africanist Okot p’Bitek wrote in his Book “Song of Lawino that “In the traditional society the poor orphan boy would have received help from his relatives in raising his dowry. The ‘modernisation’ and the attendant individualism result in a situation where he goes through tribulation yet all in vain. All theContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Okot p’Bitek”


Addis Ababa is the Capita City of Ethiopia and the Headquarters of the African Union. It is also the home of Emperor Haile Salassie a key figure in the Pan-African Movement on the African continent. It is was the most Secured City for African Freedom Fighters to meet and plan the African Charter to secureContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIAN CAPITAL”


By John Moono Jamaican Music Legend and Pan-African Champion Bob Nesta Marley supported and typified the Pan-African Movement through his songs particularly the song Buffalo Soldier which tells of the struggle of the Africans during the Triangular Slave Trade Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock RastaThere was a Buffalo SoldierIn the heart of AmericaStolen from Africa, brought toContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: Bob Nesta Marley”