Seeing the multitude of Gambians that thronged the streets; old and young, men and women, all visibly elated at the return of President Adama Barrow’s from Senegal is further testament to the relief the Gambians felt at seeing Yahya Jammeh’s back. Just as it obtained during the campaign season leading up the elections of December… Continue reading The Culmination Of Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes – A Defeated Tyrant And A Nation United
Category: African Union
Is Pan-Africanism Dead?
Pan-Africanism, the notion that people of African descent share common interests and should therefore be unified. This of course was proposed at a time of great racial injustice both in Africa and against Africans in the diaspora. W.E.B. DuBois’s famous statement that “the problem of the 20thcentury is the problem of the color line” was… Continue reading Is Pan-Africanism Dead?
Africa and the UN – To Stay or To Leave II
The issue of walking away from the U.N. is an isolationist move which will bear more ills than good. In the world we live in, we need more alliances than segregation. When a system is not working as expected it is better to work trying to change it from within. Every member of any team… Continue reading Africa and the UN – To Stay or To Leave II
An African Union
A child in need, hurt and aching; calls out to her mother, longing for her touch, her comfort and her assurance. It is said that even dying men call out for their mothers. Africa, home of the black man, is that mother to people of African descent. They have suffered all forms of injustice, indignity,… Continue reading An African Union