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AFRICA IN HISTORY

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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”.

This section's articles

  • AFRICAN PERAMBULATORS

    “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 (...)

  • PROFESSOR THEOPHILE OBENGA

    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 (...)

  • RACISM = IGNORANCE

    The persistent global “race” wars: White against Brown, or Black against White, makes it politically incorrect today to affirm that “Racism” is based on ignorance. Particularly; if we consider the on-going race tensions, racial profiling, race crimes, and clash of Civilizations: Muslims Vs Christians, Hindus Vs Buddhists, etc. However; what other ways can one consider appropriate, to pass the message in this age of readily available online MP3’s and video streams hence, my choice of “music as a (...)

  • LOOKING FOR CHANGE IN NIGERIA?

    “Nothing Dey for town to give the youths good example! How our big people and traditional rulers dey do! Them don spoil the tradition and corrupt all the town! Them come make the youths look-up to Europe and USA! In those places self! People don loose them common sense!” Listening to the above extracts from the song “Just Like That,” written 34 years ago, one can but say Fela Kuti was the man who saw tomorrow if we see the song like his many others in the context of Nigeria’s today (...)

  • MARCUS GARVEY’S VISION FOR AFRICA!ew article

    22 February, by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)

    MARCUS GARVEY’S VISION FOR AFRICA! As part of several activities world-wide; marking the centenary founding of the UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League 1914 - 2014), Library Tamery – a Pan-African oriented bookstore based in Paris, on 28th September 2014, organized a discus by the re-known historian and anthropologist Dr. Runoko Rashidi, on Marcus Garvey’s vision for Africa. He takes us back to the life, work and legacy of this great pioneer of (...)

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