Despite the benefits that could come from integration, many African countries remain wary of the process.
Nkrumah’s rhetorical vision used the politics of the crowd to build a postcolonial community outside of the conscripts of colonialism.
Detailed accounts from original documents offer insights into the secret operations of the CIA in Africa.
Despite a succession of different challenges, Bgoya’s approach has been consistent.
Uganda is making an effort in a neighbourhood where few other countries have the same enthusiasm.
Former presidents Obasanjo and Mbeki have arguably made the most important contribution to Africa in the 21st Century by promoting peace, democracy, regional integration and pan-Africanism.
Studies of Kwame Nkrumah have been influenced by the political climate both within and outside Ghana.
Compared to other politicians who tend to be indirect and evasive, Nkrumah was direct, explicit and assertive.
The country’s national interest and human rights remain the two topics bedevilling South Africa’s foreign policy.
Like many great men, the legacy of Ghana’s independence hero is not uncontested.
Songstress Dorothy Masuku once told South Africa’s public broadcaster that music was like breathing for her.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.
Barack Obama was asked to give the Mandela Lecture because he represents what the global liberation struggle icon stood for. He struck the right chord.
The emergent AU law is seen as distinct and separate from international law and the domestic laws of member states.
The transformation of the EU-Africa summit series into the EU-AU summit is more than just a change of name. It reflects the increasing recognition of the AU as an international actor.
The National Question cannot be resolved solely through South Africa’s constitution. There’s potential for a far more radical transformative project than traditional liberalism.
Namibian hero and former Robben Island prisoner Toivo ya Toivo was part of a generation who contributed to the struggles against apartheid and colonialism in the region.
The introduction of an African passport has the capacity to bring about increased migration of Africans within Africa.
For real integration to happen, the Pan African Parliament needs to be imbued with supranational law-making powers. But national sovereignty is something that many states are reluctant to give up.
South Africa’s newest trade union federation, Saftu, comes at a time of declining political influence by unions, compared to during the struggle against apartheid. They are also seen as elitist.