The Past, Present, and Future of Pan Africanism- Prof. PLO Lumumba

The speech was delivered in Ethiopia The subject of Pan-Africanism is one that remains as important today as it was in my view many years ago. Those of you who are familiar with the struggle of Pan-Africanism will remember its story, particularly through the activities of Africans in the diaspora. You’ll particularly remember that, prior to the much more famous meeting held in 1945 in Manchester … Continue reading The Past, Present, and Future of Pan Africanism- Prof. PLO Lumumba

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s Speech at the Ist African Union Meeting, 1963.

Your Excellencies, Colleagues, Brothers, and Friends, at the first gathering of African Heads of State, to which I had the honor of playing host, there were representatives of eight independent States only. Today, five years later, we meet as the representatives of no less than thirty-two States, the guests of His Imperial Majesty, Haile Selassie, the First, and the Government and people of Ethiopia. To … Continue reading Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s Speech at the Ist African Union Meeting, 1963.

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s-Independence Speech.

At long last, the battle has ended!  And thus, Ghana, your beloved country is free forever! And yet again, I want to take the opportunity to thank the people of this country; the youth, the farmers, and the women who have so nobly fought and won the battle. Also, I want to thank the valiant ex-servicemen who have so cooperated with me in this mighty … Continue reading Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s-Independence Speech.