Book of the Month- Black Africa: The Economic and Cultural Basis for a Federated State

Interview With Chiekh Anta Diop by Carlos Moore Africa's Political Unity AFRISCOPE: Since the early 1960's the African Continent has shown itself to be coup prone. How do you account for the growing political instability of African regimes? DIOP: I had foreseen the 'South-Americanization' of the African continent and in my work, Les Fondaments culturels, … Continue reading Book of the Month- Black Africa: The Economic and Cultural Basis for a Federated State

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Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

  Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa). One of the greatest challenges Nigeria and indeed Africa has ever grappled with since independence is the problem of ethnic solidarity among the various ethnic groups constituting the diverse ethnic makeup within the territorial boundaries of African countries. Prior to Africa’s era of … Continue reading Engaging The Sterile and Vicious Politics of Ethnicity in Nigeria (Africa)

DEAD AID

DEAD AID WHY AID IS NOT WORKING AND HOW THERE IS A BETTER WAY FOR AFRICA Dambisa Moyo   Introduction We live in a culture of aid. We live in a culture in which those who are better off subscribe - both mentally and financially - to the notion that giving alms to the poor … Continue reading DEAD AID

The Souls of Black Folk

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois To Burghardt and Yolande The Lost and the Found Of Our Spiritual Strivings O water, voice of my heart, crying in the sand, All night long crying with a mournful cry, As I lie and listen, and cannot understand The voice of my heart … Continue reading The Souls of Black Folk

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism Kwame Nkrumah 1965 INTRODUCTION THE neo-colonialism of today represents imperialism in its final and perhaps its most dangerous stage. In the past it was possible to convert a country upon which a neo-colonial regime had been imposed —Egypt in the nineteenth century is an example — into a colonial territory. Today … Continue reading Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism

Consciencism: CHAPTER 2 PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIETY

CHAPTER 2 PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIETY IT IS OBVIOUS from the foregoing skeleton history of philosophy that philosophy could very easily come to be divorced from human life. It becomes so abstract in certain Western universities as to bring its practitioners under the suspicion of being taxidermists of concepts. And yet the early history of philosophy … Continue reading Consciencism: CHAPTER 2 PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIETY

Book of The Month: Consciencism

Dedicated to The Members of my Philosophy Club, without whose encouragement and assistance this book would not have been written.     AUTHOR’S NOTE Since the publication of the first edition of Consciencism in 1964, the African Revolution has decisively entered a new phase, the phase of armed struggle. In every part of our continent, African … Continue reading Book of The Month: Consciencism