Adama Barrow, African Union, Democracy, Dictatorship, Gambian Coalition, Mandinka, New Gambia, Tyranny, Yahya Jammeh, Yaya Jammeh

The Culmination Of Yahya Jammeh’s Schemes – A Defeated Tyrant And A Nation United

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

African Union, colonialism, George Padmore, independence, Kwame Knrumah, Marcus Garvey, neocolonialism, Pan-Africanism, UNIA, W.E.B.DuBois

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?

African Union, Arusha Accord, Genocide, Mugabe, Peacekeeping, Rwanda, Somalia, United Nations

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