Guest Columns

African Liberation Day: It Is Time for Africa To Develop New Forms of Resilience, By Moussa Faki Mahamat

There is an urgent need for Africa to develop new forms of resilience. In a world in which multilateralism is sorely tested, Africa must stop expecting solutions from others. Africa should no longer be satisfied with this role of a never-ending reservoir for some, and dumping ground for others. My…
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Africa Shall Have Its Day, By Owei Lakemfa

...Africa’s main challenge is implementing the AU 2063 Agenda, which promises a shared prosperity and well-being, unity and integration, freedom and expanded horizons, realisation of the potentials of youth and women, and freedom from fear, diseases and want. Africa’s Day shall come! Africa, the content from which humanity fanned out…
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Aregbesola, Africa Day and Pan-Africanism, By Owei Lakemfa

The May 25, 1963 date that the OAU was established has become known as Africa Day. Like Nkrumah, generations of African youth were mentored and taught to think, not just about their individual countries but the entire continent and diaspora. Many of these radical pan-Africanists were scattered across Nigeria. As…
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