Kwame Nkrumah, The Osagyefo

Africa’s Black Star Published on 19 Jun 2013 Looks at Ghana’s independence from British colonial rule as the first African nation to break free from the shackles of colonialism with the leadership of Kwame Nkrumah, hailed as the Osagyefo. Kwame Nkrumah Profile: Name Nkrumah Other Names Kwame Date of Birth 1905-10-21 Place Nkroful, Western Reg…

Samia Nkrumah: African Unity at 50 – Integration is the Only Way

By rejecting continental unity, Africa is depriving itself of wealth and autonomy, says Kwame Nkrumah’s daughter Samia Nkrumah, interviewed by Billie Adjoa McTernan Pan-Africanism is crucial for our development on the continent and for the restoration of the dignity of Africa. The main objective of linking up with the African diaspora is to restore the…

Africa Must Embrace Nkrumah’s Vision and Unite

By Milton Allimadi Kwame Nkrumah The question of African unity has been on some front pages this week as the African Union (AU) reflects on 50 years of existence, with the Organization of African Unity (OAU) being its earlier incarnation. A unified Africa, under one continental government, remains the best solution for dealing with Africa’s…

Kwame Nkrumah : I Speak Of Freedom

Source: I Speak of Freedom: A Statement of African Ideology (London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1961), pp. xi-xiv. Transcribed: Internet Modern History Sourcebook Transcription Edit/HTML: Mike B. Kwame Nkrumah, 1961 For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission,…

Kwame Nkrumah: Independence Speech 1957

Courtesy of Mudiwa Libyan Revolutionary Committees Movement Independence Speech Kwame Nkrumah March 6, 1957, Accra, Ghana At long last, the battle has ended! And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever! And yet again, I want to take the opportunity to thank the people of this country; the youth, the farmers, the women who…

Kwame Nkrumah: The People Of Africa Are Crying For Unity

Courtesy of Mudiwa Libyan Revolutionary Committees Movement ‘The People Of Africa Are Crying For Unity’ Kwame Nkrumah Introduction African Union has its roots in the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). It is thus fitting to look back in order to look forward. On 24 May 1963, as 32 independent African countries met in the Ethiopian…