Kwesi Pratt: US Military Deal Taking Ghana Back into Slavery

“My position and the position of people like me is radically different from some of the positions I’m hearing around. I have heard people say that let’s review the agreement….let’s change some clauses, no matter the number of clauses we change in this agreement will remain a very bad agreement”; Kwesi Pratt Jnr’s posturing on…

US Military Base in Ghana Sparks Nation Wide Protests

DIONNE SEARCEY, ERIC SCHMITT DAKAR, Senegal — Thousands of Ghanaians rallied in the streets of their capital on Wednesday to protest a deal that would give the United States military an expanded role in Ghana. As part of the agreement struck last week, the United States would invest about $20 million in equipment and training…

Kwame Nkrumah : The Coup That Set Ghana and Africa 50 Years Back

Nkrumah wanted to industrialize Ghana within a generation, and everything was on course until the Americans and their British cousins used some disgruntled and self-serving Ghanaian soldiers to stage that terrible coup on 24 February 1966. It was a major setback, not only for Ghana but the whole of Africa! By Charles Quist-Adade “The US…

Tribute to Amilcar Cabral by Poet Alda Do Espirito Santo

‘If I should die tomorrow, nothing will change in the inevitable evolution of the struggle of our people and our victory’. Amílcar Cabral. (1) By Dr. Kwame Opoku We commemorate this year the forty-third anniversary of the death of the valiant founder and combatant of the PAIGC (Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo…