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Who is an Africanist, really?

Pan-Africanism is an ever-evolving ideology, without a set rubric, and is dependent on one's interpretation

Review: A masterful look at five decades of African development

‘Know The Beginning Well’ is an insightful peek into the life of KY Amoako and the fascinating work he has done on the continent

The Nkrumahs’ marriage was no match made in heaven

This almost forgotten song, written at a time when many African countries had gained their independence, can provide hope during our era of persistent xenophobia

Africa’s youth must continue the struggle of great leaders

Our continent is not just united geographically, but also by our shared experiences and we should use that to build a bright future

What it takes to achieve a true revolution

This is an edited extract of the introduction to ‘Revolutionary Thought in the 20th Century’ (1980) edited by late anti-apartheid stalwart Ben Turok

This Africa Day, the continent is at a crossroads

Demographic changes are placing the continent on the brink of what could bring a ‘demographic dividend’ – but only if the right action is taken now.

Ghana’s public holiday palaver

President Akufo-Addo wants Founder’s Day to become Founders’ Day, but not everyone agrees

And now Africa rises, to unite in prosperity

Kwame Nkrumah envisioned an Africa united by necessity and if anything can get the continent's nations to work together, it's the prospect of wealth.

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