The Unknown Relationship between Kwame Nkrumah and Malcolm X

Ahjamu Umi February 21, 2021 marked the 56th commemoration of the assassination of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz aka Malcolm X in Harlem, New York. The 24th marked the 50th commemoration of the CIA (Criminals In Action) sponsored coup that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah’s democratically elected government in Ghana. The close historical proximity of the downfall…

Ghana’s Women Workers Face Challenges Amid Broader Capitalist Crisis

ANWO Uhuru Talib Sankofa, a brother previously associated with the All African People’s Empowerment and Development Project’s (AAPDEP) Washington state tour to end infant and maternal mortality, recently sent me a report from Ghana, where he currently resides. His report highlights the plight of women workers in Ghana, which resulted in more discussions between him…

The Osagyefo Educational Experience in Ghana

A-APRP Portion of Comrades from the A-APRP 50th Anniversary Commemoration in Ghana Several 50 Year activities commemorating Kwame Nkrumah writing and publishing of the “Handbook of Revolutionary Warfare” in 1968 were organized by the All African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) in Ghana in September of 2018. These activities demonstrated a living example of Nkrumah’s call…

Pan-Africanism Conference Charts Course Towards a Socialist Continent

Prasanth R. The hundreds of delegates who met in Ghana held discussions on five major themes that are of prime importance in the struggle against capitalism and imperialism The third Pan-Africanism Today conference ended on September 23 with a rousing call to leftist organizations, trade unions and people’s movements in the continent to unite in…

Who Was Kwame Nkrumah, Leader of the First Independent African Country?

Rute Pina Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum in Accra, capital of Ghana / Nina Fideles “We have awakened. We will not sleep anymore. Today, from now on, there is a new African in the world! Our independence is meaningless unless it is linked up with the total liberation of Africa.” With those words, African political leader Kwame…

Banners of Solidarity Fly High at the Third Pan-Africanism Today Conference in Ghana

Over 400 militants-activists from nearly 60 countries gather in Winneba in Ghana to discuss the challenges before the working class and the possibilities of joint action Zoe PC and Prasanth R (Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee/New Frame) “Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it.” For the 400-odd militants-activists at the Third Pan-Africanism Today…

3 Words Describe Kwame Nkrumah: ‘Africa Must Unite’

Action without thought is empty. Thought without action is blind. Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought. It is clear that we find an African Solution to our problems and that this can only be found in African unity. Divided we are…

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! Charles Quist-Adade “The US government…