Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! Coffin for Head of State Commemoration - September 30th 1979 – September 30th 2014! “Meanwhile; Fela on his return back to Nigeria after the trip to Germany where he performed at the 1978 Berlin Jazz Festival, accompanied by members of his organisation and the Young African Pioneers, we visited the site of the dispersed Kalakuta commune and realised that General Obasanjo’s military regime had seized the opportunity of our absence from the country, to forcibly evacuate (...)
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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”.
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29 September, by
To mark the centenary of the founding of the UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League), Library Tamery Paris 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 Pan-Africanism. Watch-out on this page, for a video stream of the event coming shortly! Picture above; Dr. Runoko Rashidi and (...)
17 September, by
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! The persistent misrepresentation of Black Egyptians of the Pharaohs era on social network makes it imperative, to answer the question: were ancient Egyptians Blacks? Despite the existence of the proceedings of the symposium held in Cairo from 28 January to 3 February 1974, on the peopling of ancient Egypt and the deciphering of Meroitic (Egypt) script under the auspices of UNESCO, we still see all sorts of images purported to represent Black Egyptians published (...)
18 July, by
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! As earlier stated; this year’s Mandela Day campaign message is: "Nelson Mandela has fought for social justice for 67 years. We’re asking you to start with 67 minutes." "We would be honoured if such a day can serve to bring together people around the world to fight poverty and promote peace and reconciliation". To kick-off this year’s Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day), I will like to start our debate with a photo quiz: Can you identify at least (...)
10 July, by
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! To kick-off this year’s Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day), I will like to start our debate with a photo quiz: “Can you identify at least two of the three persons in the picture? Where was it taken? What occasion? Also important, Mandela Day is an annual international day in honour of Madiba Nelson Mandela. Celebrated each 18 July (on Mandela’s birthday), the day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009 with the first UN Mandela (...)