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11.05.2019 Feature Article

The Costless Voice of Nkrumah Which Can Still Change Africa

Dr. Kwame NkrumahDr. Kwame Nkrumah

Many Africans in Africa and in the Diaspora thought that due to Obama's origins, he could undertake more favorable policies for the African continent and for blacks in the United States.

It was a big mistake because, under his command in the service of the imperialist world, the social and economic conditions of Africans in the world deteriorated.

Obama wasn’t sworn in as the 44th US president to make things better for the black man. Under the oath, he swears that he will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies.

In fact, under his administration, the US government opened the hell of gates of Ebola on the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia, a biological weapon to depopulate Africa and to take control of those countries rich mineral resources.

Therefore, Obama is an imperialist, camouflaged in democracy, yet operating a system of exploitation, born of the demands of slavery and colonialism.

In modern times, neo-colonialism is the last stage of imperialism and Kwame Nkrumah had already recognized it in 1965, but this prediction and his fight against imperialists cost him his presidency in the first Republic of Ghana.

He was removed from power by the imperialists and criminal America’s CIA. This affected the entire African continent.

African leaders and Africans should have learned from these historical events to proceed in a more determined and strong way.

Africa doesn’t need more gold, diamond, cocoa or petroleum, to solve its current crisis. Africa needs intelligence, autonomy and an independent national and global policy.

What do the books of Kwame Nkrumah mean to African leaders? All of them want to become leaders, yet they lack the intelligence to rule.

After Kwame Nkrumah, Ghanaian leaders to continue to make the same mistakes which have affected the growth of the country and Africa in general.

"By self-referring the Christian responsibility to save Africa from the scourge of barbarism, the devastation caused by the European slave trade was forgotten; the wickedness of the European conquest was ignored. The maps prepared in Europe bearing the names of Mali and Songhay were lost. Documents on the African kingdoms were left to gather dust and crumble. The successes of the countries that manufactured in iron and gold and that practiced profitable international exchanges were erased from memory. " - Kwame Nkrumah

"How can we hope to make Africa a nuclear-free and independent area of ​​the cold war with such military involvement in our continent?" Only by contrasting a common defense force, inspired by the unified desire of an Africa free from foreign influence and military and nuclear presence. This will require the establishment of a High Command of all African States, especially where military pacts are to be lifted with the imperialists. It is the only way we can break these direct links between the colonialism of the past and the neo-colonialism that upsets our present.”- Kwame Nkrumah

African leaders and Africans must keep their eyes open because nothing stops the United States in their attempt to install Africom, a highly equipped US army that will permanently reside in Africa in order to oversee US imperialist interests.

Joel Savage
Joel Savage, © 2019

Joel Savage is a Ghanaian-Belgian journalist and author. The accredited press-card holder of the Flemish Journalists Association once contributed regularly to the features column of the Daily Graphic, The Mirror, Ghanaian Times and the Weekly Spectator. The writer currently lives in Belgium., Author column: JoelSavage

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