Africa in the 21st Century: Toward a New Future (African by Ama Mazama

By Ama Mazama

Africa within the twenty first Century: towards a brand new destiny brings jointly a few of the most interesting Pan African and Afrocentric intellectuals to debate the chances of a brand new destiny the place the continent claims its personal supplier in line with the commercial, social, political, and cultural difficulties that are present in each kingdom. the quantity is based round 4 sections: I. African cohesion and cognizance: resources and demanding situations; II. Language, details, and schooling; III. African girls, young ones and households; and IV. Political and fiscal way forward for the African global. In unique essays, the authors elevate the extent of discourse round the questions of integration, pluralism, households, a federative nation, and solid governance. each one author sees within the continent the potential of greatness and accordingly articulates a theoretical and philosophical method of Africa that constructs a triumphant realization from demanding concrete proof. This publication will curiosity scholars and students of the historical past and politics of Africa in addition to expert Africanists, Africologists, and foreign reports students who're vulnerable towards Africa. 

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Mazrui, Ali A. 1992. “Introduction,” pp. 11–21, in Opoku Agyeman, Nkrumah’s Ghana And East Africa: . . London and Toronto: Associated University Presses. ———. 1986. The Africans: A Triple Heritage. New York: Little Brown & Company. Nkrumah, Kwame. 1957. Ghana: An Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah. H. Nelson. ———. 1963. Africa Must Unite. New York: International Publishers. ———. 1965. Neo-Colonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism. New York: International Publishers. ———. 1970. Consciencism: Philosophy and Ideology for De-Colonization.

ANALYTICAL FOCUS Chuba Okadigbo criticized Nkrumah in his text titled, Consciencism in African Political Philosophy (1985), for capitulating to oppressive influences The Philosophical Challenges for Africans in the 21st Century 39 facing Africa. Okadigbo claimed that Nkrumah erred in not categorizing Marxism as a separate and equal “invasion” into Africa. Okadigbo’s assessment was not precise. Nkrumah saw the Marxian analytic concepts of dialectical and historical materialism as salvageable aspects of the EuroChristian impact but he did not dismiss any aspect of African people’s experience.

Nkrumah’s Ghana and East Africa: Pan-Africanism and African Interstate Relations. London and Toronto: Associated University Presses. Asamoah, Obed. 1991. “Nkrumah’s Foreign Policy 1951–1966,” pp. 236–253, in Kwame Arhin, (ed). The Life and Work of Kwame Nkrumah. Accra, Ghana: Sedo Publishing Limited. Chimutengwende, Chen. 2000. “Africa Should Resist Foreign Economic Exploitation,” pp. 28–37, in David L. Bender’s What Economic Development Strategies are Best for Africa? San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, Inc.

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