The Black Colonists

Bro’s and sisters, if you want to know how corrupt this country is, that word “corruption” has lost its meaning here! –Fela Anikulapo Kuti Colonialism is a system of economic exploitation, political domination and also of cultural suppression, under the guise of “civilizing” mission and service to humanity. Colonization of African countries by the Europeans … Continue reading The Black Colonists

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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

Not Yet A Nation: Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective

Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective Nigeria is a country in the western region of Africa, with population of 170 million inhabitants but according to recent UN estimate, Nigeria has 184 million populations. Whatever the case may be Nigeria is the most populous “Black” country on earth and also one of the most ethnically diverse countries … Continue reading Not Yet A Nation: Contemporary Nigeria from Historical Perspective

Al-Gaddafi’s Evergreen UN Speech 2009

In the Name of God. In the name of the African Union, I would like to greet the members of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and I hope that this meeting will be among the most historic in the history of the world.In the name of the General Assembly at its sixty-fourth session, … Continue reading Al-Gaddafi’s Evergreen UN Speech 2009

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

Colonial Mentality II

“Imperialism leaves behind germs of rot which we must clinically detect and remove from our land but from our minds as well.” ― Frantz Fanon Colonial mentality means actions, thinking, behaviors, ideals, philosophies, and other characteristics (visible to the eyes and perceptive to mind) identified with benighted forces of belated colonialism in it various forms … Continue reading Colonial Mentality II

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