What is the African Manifesto

African Manifesto

The word African specifically relates to the indigenous people of the African continent and their descents in the Diaspora ( Caribbean , Americas , Arabia , etc). The race-nationality model such as that currently employed by African-American, African-Brazilian and African-Caribbean communities more accurately describes the identity whilst fully articulating the history and geopolitical reality.

The miscellaneous usage of the label 'Black' within this site reflects its contemporary use as a means to denote a specific

sociocultural and political context. It is recognized as a colloquial term that was fashioned as a reactionary concept to derogatory racial epithets in the 1960's. It is offensive when used as a racial classification code word to denote African people. Other such denigrating terminology when made in reference to African culture, heritage or identity are 'Tribe', 'Sub-Saharan Africa', or 'black Africa '.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Embrace Everything African

Agenda 2063 is our response as to what we as Africans need to do for us to achieve our dream of the Africa we want. The Agenda sets out the approach as to how the continent should effectively learn from the lessons of the past, build on the progress now underway and strategically exploit all possible opportunities available in the immediate and medium term, to ensure positive socioeconomic transformation within the next 50 years” said the Minister of Economic Planning, Hon Tom Alweendo, when he addressed a Ministerial Follow-up committee earlier this week in Windhoe. Read More

Marcus Garvey's Legacy

He had a background in printing and published his first newspaper, The Watchman, in 1909. He left Jamaica in 1910 for Central America, settling first in the coastal town of Limon, Costa Rica, where he published a small newspaper. He would also spend time in Honduras and Belize. Garvey in 1911, went on to edit the newspaper, La Nacionale in Colon, Panama, before returning to Jamaica briefly in 1912, he again left in 1913 when he moved to England and worked with the enigmatic Sudanese-Egyptian nationalist Duse Mohamed Ali, in London, on the staff of Ali"s influential pan-African journal, The African Times and Orient Review. Read More

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Fidel Castro And The Cuban Role In Defeating Apartheid

Fidal & Nelson

Until the fall of the Portuguese dictatorship in 1974, apartheid in South Africa was secure. There was no substantial resistance anywhere in southern Africa. Pretoria’s neighbors comprised a buffer zone that protected the racist regime: Namibia, their immediate neighbor which they had occupied for 60 years; white-ruled Rhodesia; and the Portuguese-ruled colonies of Angola and Mozambique. The rebels who fought against minority rule in each of these countries, operating without any safe haven to organize and train, were powerless to challenge the status quo.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Ethiopia Wants To Be Africa's No. 1 Auto Manufacturer

Local assembly plants in Ethiopia’s fledgling auto industry plan to begin exporting cars in a couple of years in a market dominated by Chinese brands — part of an effort to industrialize the agrarian economy, Reuters reports.
It’s a grand ambition for the tiny auto industry, transforming a handful of assemblers that bolt together imported kits into a network of factories that can make the country Africa’s biggest car manufacturer over the next two decades.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Elombe Brath Legacy

In today's contemporary world, Africans everywhere are bombarded with so many distraction's sometimes past heroes, and heroines are not given their proper recognition. One such individual is Elombe Brath (Sept 30, 1936 - May 19, 2014,) although he was widely known among many people, and government officials, as well as sitting and former presidents whom are knowledgeable with his considerable accomplishments.

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