Tag Archives: Ghana

AFRICA FIFTY YEARS AFTER FORMATION OF THE OAU!

On the 25th May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union(AU) was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with 32 African governments as signatories. The aims of the OAU were to: * Promote the unity

SOBUKWE WAS THE SYMBOL OF TRUE LIBERATION STRUGGLE

Robert Sobukwe

It is thirty five years now since Prof. Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe departed from this planet. But his vision for genuine liberation of our country has refused to go away. Its triumph may be delayed, but it cannot be decimated.

AFRICA AND THE STRUGGLE AGAINST IMPERIALISM: 40 YEARS AFTER KWAME NKRUMAH

April 27 marked the fortieth anniversary of the passing of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the founder of modern-day Ghana and a leading theoretician of the post-World War II national liberation movement for unity and socialism. Nkrumah's legacy is still very much

REJOINDER TO WILLIAM MPOFU’S ‘SCOURAGE OF AFRICAN TYRANTS’

William Mpofu's misleading article which appeared in the Sowetan newspaper of 22 September titled "the scourge of African tyrants" should not and must not be allowed to go unchallenged because it is a compendium of misinformation and factual errors. It

FOUNDER’S DAY: FEEDING ON NKRUMAH’S FLAWS AND STARVING ON HIS VISIONS

September 21st, 2010 marked another day in the commemoration of Founder’s Day. Founder’s Day highlights the achievements of Ghana’s illustrious son and Africa’s man of the millennium, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The day is observed by all African Union (AU) member

CREATING A COMMON AFRICAN BASE TO ENGAGE THE WORLD: A PAN AFRICANIST REFLECTION

Programme Director, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to speak to you at this important meeting of the OPEN SOCIETY AND INITIATIVE FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA. I like the name especially, the words Open and Initiative.

PAC LEADERS FORESAW THE LEADING LIGHT OF GHANA FIVE DECADES AGO!

The Ghananian national soccer team have done Africans proud at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and proved once again that Ghana continues to be the beacon of hope that must inspire all Africans to overcome economic plunder, exploitation, poverty, underdevelopment

THE INDEPENDENCE OF GHANA: TRUNCATED AFRICAN VISION AND THE WAY FORWARD

After several years of independence struggle, Nkrumah and the people of Ghana, with support from fellow Africans, at home and abroad, succeeded finally in liberating Ghana from colonial shackles - at least politically. That happened on 6 March 1957. There