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.
Jerry John Rawlings remains the most polarizing political figure in Ghana since Kwame Nkrumah
Ghana's history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
Kwame Nkrumah and Ali Mazrui associated nuclear weapons with imperialism and racism, but proposed different approaches to address the problem they present.
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.
Minority parties in Ghana have found ways to stay relevant in elections despite their declining electoral numbers
Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?
Like many great men, the legacy of Ghana's independence hero is not uncontested.
Gandhi was celebrated for the things he taught the world in his later years, through his writings, ideas and lifestyle. He was celebrated for seeking peace for all the peoples of the world.
Walking is crucial during the Chale Wote festival as most activities happen on the street.
The introduction of an African passport has the capacity to bring about increased migration of Africans within Africa.
Ghana is very much the African rising star 60 years after independence with an exemplary record in health and education. But it's struggling like many of its peers to meet social and economic targets.
Regional power Ecowas, which has just seen off yet another dictator in Yahya Jammeh, started off with a tame agenda 42 years ago. But it was soon shaped by civil wars, military coups and despots
Outsiders might not understand how someone who led his country’s downfall from breadbasket to basket case has remained in the presidency for so many years
The Non-Aligned Movement member states enjoy cohesion on few issues. Historically, their heterogeneity ranged from absolute monarchs to socialist presidents.