Book of the Month: Wretched of the Earth pdf Fellow Young African Pioneers, This month's book by Fanon, is highly recommended for acute understanding of the neo-colonial and bourgeois nature of contemporary politics in the post-colonial Africa. He reveals that it is only through viewing history from the perspective of the colonized that their current … Continue reading Book of the Month: Wretched of the Earth pdf
COLONIALISM AND THE TWO PUBLICS IN AFRICA: A THEORETICAL STATEMENT PETER P. EKEH This paper argues that the experiences of colonialism in Africa have led to the emergence of a unique historical configuration in modern post-colonial Africa: the existence of two publics instead of one public, as in the West. Many of Africa’s political problems … Continue reading COLONIALISM AND THE TWO PUBLICS IN AFRICA: A THEORETICAL STATEMENT
It is what African leaders do now and daily which will determine the place of Africa in the next fifty years. Africa has already waited for fifty years for present African leaders to implement the foundational principles that the pioneers of Africa’s independence struggle laid down on 25 May 1963. If Africa has to wait for another 50 years to achieve her goal of economic development and technological advancement, and rescue her people out of poverty, ignorance, enslaving “foreign aid” and its deepening debts, it is a sign that many present African leaders are subtly opposed to the Pan African vision and mission for which the African Union and its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity were formed. They are hunting with the dogs but running with the rabbit, and making sure the rabbit is not caught.
A genuinely liberated Africa will not come from heaven like manna. Like Africa’s…
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