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African Agency for Independence and Progress

No, not an African agency in some building somewhere. We mean an Afrocentric worldview. Because, despite the official end of colonialism and apartheid, a matrix of power continues to hold Africa, shaping its institutions and society. This power structure primarily benefits the elites and foreign entities. It is time for Africa to break free from

Pragmatic Pan-African Ideology

Great Time For A Pragmatic Pan-African Ideology

Pan-Africanism, a socio-political worldview, emphasizes the shared experiences and values of the African diaspora, aiming for their empowerment and unity. As societies evolve, it’s crucial for Pan-Africanism to adapt, incorporating pragmatic cooperation and humanist values like equity, inclusivity, and sustainable development. A refreshed ideology for Pan-Africanism, grounded in cooperative pragmatism and Ubuntu values, promotes inclusivity,

Pan-Africanism - Black African workers

How to Translate Pan-Africanism into Change?

Pan-Africanism symbolizes solidarity among African descendants, aiming for a unified, prosperous Africa prioritizing collective well-being and unity. It’s essential to understand this movement to grasp Africa’s path and influence its future. Africa, culturally rich and resourceful, faces the challenge of converting its potential into tangible progress. A thorough analysis of Africa’s current state is crucial,

How To End Neo-Colonialism In Africa - the road to freedom

How To End Neo-Colonialism In Africa

Neo-colonialism is a term used to describe the ongoing economic, political, and cultural domination of African countries by outside forces. This form of colonialism differs from the traditional European colonialism of the past in that it often takes more subtle and indirect forms, such as economic dependence, political interference, and cultural imperialism. Neo-colonialism is a

Colonialism and African Environmental Policies

How Colonialism Shaped Environmental Policies

Colonialism has left an indelible mark on Africa’s environmental policies, stemming from a history of natural resource exploitation, disruption of indigenous land use, and environmental degradation. The impact persists today as African countries grapple with issues like resource exploitation and ineffective environmental management, often exacerbated by limited capacity and infrastructure. Additionally, the influence of former

Leopold Sedar Senghor

Who was Leopold Sedar Senghor?

My generation did not really know Leopold Sedar Senghor. He was our president. He was an associate professor of grammar. He even introduced the word “dibiterie” into the French language. We didn’t really know the poet, let alone the philosopher. I think we heard more about him after his retirement with the advent of President

Africa-s youth - The Power of Africa's Youth

Africa’s Youth: A Powerful Demographic Dividend

A demographic dividend is the economic growth that can result from changes in the age structure of a population. It occurs when there are relatively fewer young dependents and more working-age adults, resulting in a higher ratio of productive workers to dependents. This can lead to increased economic growth and development as more people are

Cabral_Malcolm_Garvey_Fanon_and_Rodney

Unchained Minds: Intersecting Philosophies of Rodney, Garvey, Fanon, Cabral, and Malcolm

Understanding the philosophies and contributions of Walter Rodney, Marcus Garvey, Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, and Malcolm X is pivotal to appreciating the evolution of liberation movements in Africa and its diaspora. They represent varied backgrounds, lived experiences, and ideological perspectives, yet they all converge on a shared vision – the liberation of African people, the

AI In Africa - Why We Need To Hurry

AI In Africa: Why We Need To Hurry

In the era of rapid technological advancement, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a key driver of innovation and transformation, with applications ranging from healthcare to transportation. Yet, as the world engages in an AI arms race, Africa faces the risk of lagging. The slow adoption and implementation of AI in Africa underscore a critical disparity,

Regeneration or Survival - Philosophical Pathways of Africa and Europe

Regeneration or Survival? Philosophical Pathways of Africa and Europe

Africa and Europe, two continents with diverse cultures, have evolved distinct philosophies that influence their societal structures, values, and worldviews. The philosophical differences between these continents are deeply rooted and not merely superficial, extending to their relationships with the environment, interpretations of evolution, methods of learning, and conceptions of modernity. The African worldview, centered on

Africa map - African Agency for Independence and Progress

African Agency for Independence and Progress

No, not an African agency in some building somewhere. We mean an Afrocentric worldview. Because, despite the official end of colonialism and apartheid, a matrix of power continues to hold Africa, shaping its institutions and society. This power structure primarily benefits the elites and foreign entities. It is time for Africa to break free from

Pragmatic Pan-African Ideology

Great Time For A Pragmatic Pan-African Ideology

Pan-Africanism, a socio-political worldview, emphasizes the shared experiences and values of the African diaspora, aiming for their empowerment and unity. As societies evolve, it’s crucial for Pan-Africanism to adapt, incorporating pragmatic cooperation and humanist values like equity, inclusivity, and sustainable development. A refreshed ideology for Pan-Africanism, grounded in cooperative pragmatism and Ubuntu values, promotes inclusivity,

Pan-Africanism - Black African workers

How to Translate Pan-Africanism into Change?

Pan-Africanism symbolizes solidarity among African descendants, aiming for a unified, prosperous Africa prioritizing collective well-being and unity. It’s essential to understand this movement to grasp Africa’s path and influence its future. Africa, culturally rich and resourceful, faces the challenge of converting its potential into tangible progress. A thorough analysis of Africa’s current state is crucial,

How To End Neo-Colonialism In Africa - the road to freedom

How To End Neo-Colonialism In Africa

Neo-colonialism is a term used to describe the ongoing economic, political, and cultural domination of African countries by outside forces. This form of colonialism differs from the traditional European colonialism of the past in that it often takes more subtle and indirect forms, such as economic dependence, political interference, and cultural imperialism. Neo-colonialism is a

Colonialism and African Environmental Policies

How Colonialism Shaped Environmental Policies

Colonialism has left an indelible mark on Africa’s environmental policies, stemming from a history of natural resource exploitation, disruption of indigenous land use, and environmental degradation. The impact persists today as African countries grapple with issues like resource exploitation and ineffective environmental management, often exacerbated by limited capacity and infrastructure. Additionally, the influence of former

Leopold Sedar Senghor

Who was Leopold Sedar Senghor?

My generation did not really know Leopold Sedar Senghor. He was our president. He was an associate professor of grammar. He even introduced the word “dibiterie” into the French language. We didn’t really know the poet, let alone the philosopher. I think we heard more about him after his retirement with the advent of President

Africa-s youth - The Power of Africa's Youth

Africa’s Youth: A Powerful Demographic Dividend

A demographic dividend is the economic growth that can result from changes in the age structure of a population. It occurs when there are relatively fewer young dependents and more working-age adults, resulting in a higher ratio of productive workers to dependents. This can lead to increased economic growth and development as more people are

Cabral_Malcolm_Garvey_Fanon_and_Rodney

Unchained Minds: Intersecting Philosophies of Rodney, Garvey, Fanon, Cabral, and Malcolm

Understanding the philosophies and contributions of Walter Rodney, Marcus Garvey, Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, and Malcolm X is pivotal to appreciating the evolution of liberation movements in Africa and its diaspora. They represent varied backgrounds, lived experiences, and ideological perspectives, yet they all converge on a shared vision – the liberation of African people, the

AI In Africa - Why We Need To Hurry

AI In Africa: Why We Need To Hurry

In the era of rapid technological advancement, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a key driver of innovation and transformation, with applications ranging from healthcare to transportation. Yet, as the world engages in an AI arms race, Africa faces the risk of lagging. The slow adoption and implementation of AI in Africa underscore a critical disparity,

Regeneration or Survival - Philosophical Pathways of Africa and Europe

Regeneration or Survival? Philosophical Pathways of Africa and Europe

Africa and Europe, two continents with diverse cultures, have evolved distinct philosophies that influence their societal structures, values, and worldviews. The philosophical differences between these continents are deeply rooted and not merely superficial, extending to their relationships with the environment, interpretations of evolution, methods of learning, and conceptions of modernity. The African worldview, centered on

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