The recurrent bickering and fragmentation within the Nkrumahist parties raises doubt as to whether they can rise to the call by Ghanaian electorate.
A powerful new book restores the writer and feminist politician to her rightful place in history.
Ghana’s national museum has been reopened after being closed for seven years.
Mbeki has successfully transitioned from being an old horse of South Africa’s governing ANC to a highly venerated and in-demand African elder statesman.
Despite the benefits that could come from integration, many African countries remain wary of the process.
A new book places the responsibility of African growth on its leaders, people, and civil society, while also recognising the role partners like India can play in achieving its goals.
Hountondji comes across as the anointed enfant terrible of African philosophy.
Ghanaian footballers chased migration to the US after the removal of Nkrumah as president.
Nkrumah’s rhetorical vision used the politics of the crowd to build a postcolonial community outside of the conscripts of colonialism.
The present state of legal education in Ghana cannot be discussed without understanding its beginings.
Detailed accounts from original documents offer insights into the secret operations of the CIA in Africa.
King saw parallels between the anti-colonial movement in Africa and the civil rights struggle in the US.
Ghana lost its federalism due to mistaken political choices and missed opportunities, suggesting that other federations in Africa might well be at similar risk.
Fanon was brutally honest in his criticism of militants and Africa’s post-independence elites.
Ghanaian postcolonial intellectuals viewed terms such as development, neo-colonialism, self-reliance, and indigeneity as central to discussions of global inequalities.
Ghanians fear that the country’s security services still bear the hallmarks of bad old practices.
A year later, it’s clear that the dance promotes a conscious concept of Africanity – sowing feelings of tolerance and contentment that have conquered international audiences.
Despite its Imperial origins, the Commonwealth has a strong radical tradition. If it wants to remain relevant to Africa in the 21st Century, that radicalism needs to be rediscovered.
The increased migration of Africans and the global growth of hip hop culture has seen a dynamic new generation of Pan Africanism emerge.
In a rare series of interviews, the late Ghanaian leader spoke of how the country’s slave trade was revisited as a vehicle for economic development.