English dictionary definition of terrorism is the use of violence, and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. Without any apology to terrorists and their dastardly acts, I guess it time to look at the “terrorism coin” from both sides, in order to find a long lasting solution to this dangerous trend of pursuit of political aims. From time immemorial, there are different sorts of terrorism in the pursuit of political agendas: nationalism, religious motivated or state sponsored, etc. For (...)
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AFRICA IN HISTORY
Latest addition : 17 December 2015.
AFRICA IN HISTORY
We in Radio Shrine intend to share with our viewers in this column dubbed ‘Africa in History’, our deep drinking from the rivers of African history. Like Cheikh Anta Diop in his book Civilization or Barbarism, 1981: “For us, the return to Egypt in all domains is a primordial condition to reconcile African civilization with history, to be able to build a corpus of modern human sciences, to renew African culture. Far from delectation with the past, a look towards ancient Egypt is the best way to conceive and build our cultural future. Egypt will play in a newly thought African culture, the same role the ancient Greco-Latin played in Western Culture”.
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8 November 2015, by
Zensi Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008). Zensi Miriam Makeba (nicknamed Mama Africa), was a Black South African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil rights activist who spoke-out against apartheid in South Africa. Born in Prospect Township near Johannesburg; South Africa on March 4, 1932, to a Xhosa father and a Swazi mother. Makeba campaigned against the South African apartheid system, and the South African government responded by revoking her passport in 1960 and her (...)
22 August 2015, by
In my last post title African Perambulators, I discussed the theme: African Civilization and Historical Awareness, and the colloquium’s recommendations to the Governments of African States and Black Communities in the world as a way forward to good governance in Africa. This is another proof, that African leaders have all the advice and recommendation on how to rule in the continent. The Colloquium, which is the very heart of the festival, is a forum where scholars, writers, and artists of (...)
28 July 2015, by
“CHANGE”; is the word on the lips of most African politicians, when campaigning and seeking to be elected into office. During campaigns, they accuse the government precedent of all sorts of corruption only to end up worse than their predecessors. Soon as they take the oath of office, the word disappears from their vocabulary. They take the same action as their predecessors; running cap-in-hand to their former imperial or colonial masters, for direction and instructions on how to rule their (...)
14 July 2015, by
THE BASES OF EGYPTOLOGY A disciple of Cheikh Anta Diop, professor Obenga proposes to reconsider our vision of ancient Egypt: its definition, localisation and its denomination. Just like Fela invited us to be proud of our African heritage, Obenga sketches the origins and the nature of this past by breaking the prejudices. Part 1 Part 2 POUR EN SAVOIR PLUS SUR LA PHILOSOPHIE AFRICAINE REGARDEZ ET ÉCOUTEZ CHEIKH ANTA DIOP (...)