Monthly Archives: August 2013

From the Publisher

The 21st African Union Summit was organized under the theme, “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 19-27 May 2013. This Summit was significant for several reasons. It marked the 50th Anniversary of the OAU and a decade … Continue reading

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Beyond Rhetoric: Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

By Osuolale Alalade It was in 1787 that Richard Allen and Absalom Jones established the Free African Society in Philadelphia. This constituted a revolt of these men of the collar against discrimination against blacks and segregation in the white Church. … Continue reading

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The African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises: The Decision and the Implications –PART I

By Samgba Gyafla Following the recommendations of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission in her report to the Specialized Technical Committee on Defense, Security and Safety (STCDSS) in April 2013, the African Union Summit decided to immediately establish … Continue reading

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