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Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the All African People’s Conference
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Politics and Society Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the All African People’s Conference

A conference in Accra, Ghana, revisited the 1958 All African People’s Conference, under the banner of “The Unfinished Business of Liberation and Transformation”. The legendary convenor of that first conference, Dr Kwame Nkrumah, famously said, “The objective is African Union. We must unite now or perish.” Yaw Adjei-Gyamfi considers how far we have journeyed towards the economic independence of Africa.

A look at celebrated Ghanaian-British designer Ozwald Boateng’s ‘Africanism’ collection
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African identities A look at celebrated Ghanaian-British designer Ozwald Boateng’s ‘Africanism’ collection

Ozwald Boateng unveiled his new ‘Africanism’ collection at Arise Fashion Week in April 2018. “I wanted to push that connection between my cultural roots and my design to the forefront, and I felt that there was a way that I could create an African aesthetic, but in a very modern way,” he wrote in Vogue.

Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid loss: A lesson in Pan-Africanism
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Politics and Society Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid loss: A lesson in Pan-Africanism

Morocco’s fifth World Cup bid crashed spectacularly after it lost to the North American trio of US, Mexico and Canada. 11 African countries voted against Morocco. Namibia was unequivocal, clearly stating it voted against Morocco because of its occupation of the Sahrawi Republic. Morocco might have rejoined the African Union, but many Africans still don’t think its loyalty lies in Africa.