Why Should The EU Finance ECOWAS Security Operation In The Gambia?

On May 28, 1975, Lagos, Nigeria, West African countries met to form a regional body called The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The founding fathers had a dream of building a robust regional bloc to improve the living standard of its citizens, but forty-five years later, ECOWAS is a skimpy slice of what […]

Why Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and co deleted viral video of African doctor

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other platforms removed a viral video in which a group of Doctors who labeled themselves as American Frontline Doctors led by a Cameroonian and US-based Pediatrician Doctor Stella Immanuel who claiming to have found a cure to the deadly coronavirus In this video, which was viewed by millions of people and […]

The African ‘Waka Waka’ many don’t know about

In 1985, the Golden Sounds, a group made of Cameroon’s security men, recorded a catchy song called “Zangawela.” The song Zangawela became an international hit leading Golden Sounds to rename themselves as Zangawela. It’s believed that the song was made in honor of African soldiers who fought to liberate Europe from being colonized by the German tribe in […]

Decades of Revenue Losses in Africa; Who Saves the Continent?

It is irrefutably true that the world depends on Africa’s resource reserves for almost everything. Unfortunately, this much dependency on the continent does not translate into development or boost Africa’s revenue base. This is partly because we trade our resources at raw value instead of transforming the continent into a hub for refined products to […]

Between Chinese Loans and Costly Eurobonds – Africa’s Future is Murky

Why Africa’s Growing Debt Is A Threat to Future Generation The number one wish of every true Pan-Africanist is to fight for a better future for Africa. Each of us wants to see a united Africa with competent leadership that will effectively combine transformational ideas with our resources to champion development-driven policies for the continent’s […]

What is the new form of colonialism in Africa?

The Berlin Conference of 1884-1885 gave African lands away to seven European brothers: British, French, Portuguese, Italian, German, Spanish and Belgian. Berlin Conference created subtle and forceful take over of Africa to assuage European long loss from the 1789 revolution in France through various wars and crises in the 19th century Europe. After one-hundred-and-thirty-five years […]

How many countries would be in Africa today if Europeans had not made the artificial boundaries?

Africa has always been the last STOP OR TERMINUS for all European powers; for over four thousand years-ancient powers before Europeans-Assyrians, Media/Persian, Babylonians, Greece, and Rome continuously made Africa a focal point for their survival-economically, politically, militarily and otherwise. Just like previous powers’ survival instincts brought them to Africa, modern European nations followed suit-from 15th century onward seven […]