Is this the independence Nkrumah dreamed of?

Our independence is meaningless unless it is linked up with the total liberation of Africa, said Nkrumah on Ghana’s Independence Day. He also said: “As I said in the assembly just minutes ago, I made a point that we are going to create our own African personality and identity. It’s the only way that weContinue reading “Is this the independence Nkrumah dreamed of?”

Happy birthday Osayefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Happy birthday to the Man of the Millennium Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The man who gave Ghanaians and Africans hope of a better country, continent and race. He put hope into action and realized some of the dreams yet envisioned by his peers. His dream lives on and his actions continue to speak louder evenContinue reading “Happy birthday Osayefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah”

Africa’s largest ancestry DNA reveal takes place in Ghana as 250 Americans retrace a 400-year slave route

As dozens of African Americans gather at the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, Virginia, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship of enslaved Africans to English North America in 1619, some 250 African Americans also gathered across the Atlantic Ocean in Ghana where the first ship left Africa. At an emotionalContinue reading “Africa’s largest ancestry DNA reveal takes place in Ghana as 250 Americans retrace a 400-year slave route”

America was truly founded in 1619 when African slaves first landed in Virginia – NYT

In commemorating 400 years since over 20 enslaved Africans first landed near Point Comfort in the British Colony of Virginia in August 1619, the New York Times has launched The 1619 Project to highlight slavery and the contributions of black people in America’s founding. “It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding,Continue reading “America was truly founded in 1619 when African slaves first landed in Virginia – NYT”

Africa has finally realized the 1960s dream of integration after launch of single market

July 7 of every year will now be celebrated as the Day of African Integration by the African Union to commemorate the operational launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, the world’s single largest free trade market. It was put into force on July 7, 2019, at the African Union (AU) ExtraordinaryContinue reading “Africa has finally realized the 1960s dream of integration after launch of single market”