Home » Pan Africa Politics

Pan Africa Politics

‘How we found a dead leader’s hidden loot’

When Nigeria’s then-head of state Sani Abacha stole billions of dollars and died before spending his loot, it prompted an international treasure hunt spread over decades. The man hired to get the money back tells the BBC’s Clare Spencer how the search took over his life. In September 1999, Swiss lawyer Enrico Monfrini answered a phone call that would change ...

Read More »

Top South African official due in court over corruption charges

South African police have issued an arrest warrant against a top official of the governing African National Congress (ANC) party on corruption charges, a spokeswoman for the country’s elite Hawks police unit said. Ace Magashule, who told reporters he had done nothing wrong, has assured the party he will appear in court on Friday, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said ...

Read More »

President Akufo-Addo will be in my African Cabinet – Prof. Lumumba

Nana Akufo-Addo

Renowned Kenyan pan-Africanist Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has acknowledged the leadership qualities of President Akufo-Addo by saying the Ghanaian president will make his list of exclusive African leaders. Speaking to Kweku Sakyi Addo in an exclusive interview on Assase Radio’s Sunday Night Live, the renowned Kenyan orator named the creme de la creme of visionary African leaders in what ...

Read More »

August 4 is to celebrate traitors – Pan Africanist laments

Kwaku Aboagye Boampong,All African Peoples’ Revolutionary Party( A-ARP)

An organizer of the All African Peoples’ Revolutionary Party( A-ARP), Comrade Kwaku Aboagye Boampong says the establishment of Founders’ day on August 4 as a holiday is celebrating traitors who undermined the Independence struggle led by Ghana’s first President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah. Speaking on Radio 360’s morning flagship programme “Y3nsom” hosted by Kwame Malcolm in Takoradi, the avowed Pan ...

Read More »

Flashback: Kwame Nkrumah terms racism ‘foul intellectual rubbish’

Dr Kwame Nkrumah

On September 24, 1964, Ghanaian President Dr Kwame Nkrumah said that “the foulest intellectual rubbish ever invented by man is that of racial superiority and inferiority.” He was speaking at the opening of the first meeting of the editorial board of the Encyclopedia Africana at the University of Ghana, in Legon. The meeting lasted six days. The President said the ...

Read More »

Drop deadly partisanship and adopt Nkrumah’s legacy – Prof. Essilfie Conduah to political parties

Nana Essilfie-Conduah

“There will have to come a time where we all have to sit down in sobriety and see where we went wrong and try to virtually correct ourselves… If we can all drop out deadly partisanship and think about Ghana, I believe it is possible” These were the words of veteran journalist and political historian, Prof Nana Essilfie Conduah when ...

Read More »

Africa must make conscious efforts to accelerate development- Lumumba

The Director of the Kenya School of Law, Prof Patrick Lumumba has charged African leaders to take pragmatic steps to address the myriad of factors derailing the Continent’s development drive. He noted that many African countries continued to wallow in abject poverty because their leaders were reluctant to avail funds to implement policies that could spur rapid economic growth and ...

Read More »

South Africa election: ANC leads as votes counted

Votes are being counted in South Africa’s general election, with President Cyril Ramaphosa hoping to prevent a slide in support for the governing African National Congress. With results declared in some 34% of districts, the ANC has won about 56% of the ballot, well ahead of the opposition Democratic Alliance on 25%. The governing party took 62% at the last ...

Read More »

Twenty-five years of Ghana’s Fourth Republican Constitutional Dispensation in perspective

Ghana returned to constitutional rule and multi-party democracy after a topsy-turvy eight military regimes from 1966 to 1982 without any clear sense of direction for her political and socio-economic development. Therefore, the 1992 Constitution, which came into effect on January 7, 1993, provided the nation a sovereign document and clear direction for organising a democratic State. The country adopted a ...

Read More »

Ghana is stagnating, moving backwards despite Nkrumah’s vision – CPP

Prof. Edmumd Delle

Chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Professor Edmund Delle, has said the contribution of the late Dr. Kwame Nkrumah towards the industrialisation of the country cannot be forgotten. The chairman of the party said the late Nkrumah understood the importance of industrialisation hence his resolve in establishing factories across the various regions in Ghana. Professor Delle, speaking to Nyankonton ...

Read More »