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”

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”

The Greatest Mistake by Pan-Africanists

Yohane Mbeeya Moono The Pan-African Movement is believed to have originated from the United States of America between the 18th and 19th Century. Proponents and Legends like Malcolm X and Marcus Garvey are regarded as Fathers of the Movement. It was a Philosophy that drove the Black Liberation against White Domination and Exploitation. History recordsContinue reading “The Greatest Mistake by Pan-Africanists”

Remembering President Samora Machel

Samora Machel, an incisive military man and political figure, fought against the Portuguese FASCIST NAZI colonizer invaders for the independence of Mozambique and became the country‚Äôs first president. Machel was born in the village of Chilembene, Mozambique on September 29, 1933. His parents were poor farmers from the Shangana ethnic group. When the Portuguese invadedContinue reading “Remembering President Samora Machel”

Imperialism

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono Imperialism has left Indelible Scars On the Hearts and Minds of the African Folks Pluralism has Scared the Stars Out of the Africanism Movement Nationalism movement was quickly Fizzled Out at the expense of Globalization Puzzled and Bemused Africans are left Bewildered at the Turn of National and Global Events IndependenceContinue reading “Imperialism”

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”

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