Herero and Nama Genocide the African Holocaust

Herero Revolt 1904-1907 Present day Namibia was once a part of the imperial German empire. As was common during the scramble for Africa in the latter half of the nineteenth century, the territory was claimed and occupied by an expansionist European power, in this case Germany. Their rule was oppressive and the indigenous cultures were […]

THE NEGROID OF GRIMALDI

THE NEGROID OF GRIMALDI By Kweku Ofori The Aurignacians found the Moustierian or Neander-thaler in France, and during all the changes sketched above, the former seem to have held their own in that country. After the Wurm Ice Age the Aurignacians modified their weapons and mode of life, and, after the theory which we have […]

DNA studies trace human migration from Africa.

DNA studies trace human migration from Africa… Researchers from Stanford and the University of Michigan have found convincing evidence locked inside the human genome that much of the world today is populated by descendants of a small band of migrants who left Africa for the Middle East some 100,000 years ago. Separate teams of researchers […]

(1857) FREDERICK DOUGLASS, “IF THERE IS NO STRUGGLE, THERE IS NO PROGRESS”

On August 3, 1857, Frederick Douglass delivered a “West India Emancipation” speech at Canandaigua, New York, on the twenty-third anniversary of the event. Most of the address was a history of British efforts toward emancipation as well as a reminder of the crucial role of the West Indian slaves in that own freedom struggle. However […]

Happy Birthday to the African Union

Happy Birthday to the African Union By John Moono 18 years ago at a conference held in Lusaka, Zambia at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre under the chairmanship of the Late President of Zambia His Excellency Levy Patrick Mwanawasa and several other heads of states and head of governments unanimously agreed and changed the Organization […]

79th birthday we remember Trinidad Pan Africanist and Civil Rights leader Kwame Ture

STOKELY CARMICHAEL (KWAME TURE) (1941-1998) On this day we celebrate 79th Birthday of a staunch Pan Africanist Kwame Ture and recognize him for his contributions in the black liberation struggles. A civil rights leader, antiwar activist, and Pan-African revolutionary, Stokely Carmichael is best known for popularizing the slogan “Black Power,” which in the mid 1960s galvanized a […]

SOUTH SUDAN: THE MISERY AND HOPE OF THE YOUNGEST NATION

By-Emmanuel Taban (E. T. J) South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation after gaining her independence on the 9th July 2011,the country has a population of about 12.3 million people and sits on 61,974,559 kilometers of land area. Being a multi ethnic country, south Sudan has more than 64 ethnic groups with the Dinkas and […]

Zimbabwe People’s Party Africa Day statement

The African agenda was started Kwame Nkumah, the first leader of Independent Ghana, who convened the First Congress of Independent African States in Accra, Ghana, from 15 to 22 April 1958. The conversations continued until the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was established on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia […]