African Renaissance

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2013
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Agun Mod As Africa celebrates 50 years of the founding of the Organization of African Unity, and now the Africa Union, we must thank Pambazuka for daring to promote African renaissance and our unity, in spite of our diverse cultures. But more than that, we must also celebrate African heroes (‘sheroes...
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In African Union (AU)
May 27th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam The Organization of African Unity (OAU)/African Union (AU replaced OAU in 2002) began celebrating its Golden Jubilee in Addis Ababa this past week. In May 1963 when the OAU was founded, Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah accentuated his closing remarks by reciting a poem he had sp...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 24th, 2013
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Honourable Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi, President of the Pan African Parliament, Honourable Vice Presidents of the Parliament, Honourable Members of the Parliament, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, The Clerk and Staff of the Parliament, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen It ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2013
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On May 25, Africa celebrates its Golden Jubilee! The mortar which has been binding the several countries’ slates on the political map of the African continent has been the solidarity established by founding fathers against colonialism. It is the solidarity which joined together the African states int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Jan 28th, 2013
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ByLi Lianxing As the African Union summit drew to a close in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, amid the crisis in Mali, leaders from more than 50 countries contemplated what Pan-Africanism has meant to the continent over the past five decades and what role it can play in Africa’s future. The theme of the ...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2013
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by Ronald Ssekandi ADDIS ABABA,  — African leaders will gather here on Sunday for a two-day meeting, aiming to bring about the continent’s renaissance in the context of globalization. They will be meeting at the 20th African Union summit held under the theme — “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”...
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May 31st, 2012
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Address at AZAPO commemoration of Africa Liberation Day, Pimville Community Hall Soweto, 26 May 2012 Motsoko Pheko Programme Director, Comrades, Brothers and Sisters, The effects of colonialism past and present are visible all over Africa. It is not an overstatement when Edem Kodjo, author of ‘Africa...
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In African Union (AU)
Jan 28th, 2012
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The African Union has inaugurated a new headquarters with tributes to China’s rise in Africa, and to the political prisoners who died in the jail that once occupied the site. The new $200 million Chinese-built headquarters was officially opened by China’s senior political adviser Jia Qing...