African Economy, Economy

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

By Jason Hickel Via Guardian We have long been told a compelling story about the relationship between rich countries and poor countries. The story holds that the rich nations of the OECD give generously of their wealth to the poorer nations of the global south, to help them eradicate poverty and push them up the… Continue reading Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

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Imperialism, Leadership, Politics, World Politics

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

Africans, History, Politics

COLONIALISM AND THE TWO PUBLICS IN AFRICA: A THEORETICAL STATEMENT

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

Africans, History, Politics

Rwanda Genocide

Twenty Years Ago, The US was Behind the Genocide: Rwanda, Installing a US Proxy State in Central Africa By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, April 06, 2014 Global Research Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population… Continue reading Rwanda Genocide

Africans

Thomas Sankara’s Speech

"The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph." Fellow Young African Pioneers, it is with great pleasure I post the the remarkable and evergreen speech of… Continue reading Thomas Sankara’s Speech