Kwame Nkrumah

By IAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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Danny Haiphong Correspondent WHEN tragedies occur, questions arise. If a close relative is injured in a car accident, the affected family may ask a number of questions for both clarity and guidance. One question certain to come up is “who or what is responsible for the accident?” Most people wouldn’t...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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By Jack Wheeler MALABO, Equatorial Guinea – It took coming here, to the darkest pit of hellhole Africa, for it to finally dawn on me who Obama really is, to what total extent he isn’t American at all, but African. Freedom House, in its 2014 Worst of the Worst report, highlights Equatorial Guinea as “...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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Daniel Teferra (PhD)* From Julius Nyerere’s Ujamaa to Meles Zenawi’s developmental state, the model of economic development in Africa has not changed much. It is still an anti-market, socialist paradigm. Its main argument is that the task of economic development should be handled by the state rather ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 7th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, November 6, 2013 I open this opinion piece with the bold statement that good governance calls for teamwork and strategy!! The diverse responses to how a Presidential Staffer (Stan Dogbe) and a Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations (Felix Kwakye-Ofosu)...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2013
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WHY AFRICAN LEADERS ARE SO OBSESSED WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT Africa will continue to be one of the most pertinent continents in the world with multifaceted people from different cultural backgrounds. Interestingly, the continent is blessed with innumerable natural resources such as crude oil, gold, coc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2013
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by Christopher Rutledge AS THE leaders of Africa gathered 50 years after the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Africans went about their daily struggle to put food on the table. I was starkly reminded of the widening gap between Africa’s political and economic elites and the people...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 22nd, 2013
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column Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, was a passionate believer in African unity, and a living link with the historic Pan-African movement which had promoted solidarity among people of African descent everywhere against colonialism and racism. Earlier Pan-Africanists had identified wit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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The bitter and unpleasant truth is that Africa’s ruling classes, both civilian and military, have been the major cause of Africa’s problems. Hence, their lack of impact and inability to effectively address and solve the grave and urgent problems which face Africa, including Nigeria and Uganda! As Chi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Bolus, Mercy Adede Ideally, providing equality of opportunity is not an option but a legal requirement for every country that have a long -term vision. A country’s future economic backbone relies on education of its youths and young people. This is because education provides children with opportun...