Unite we must. Without necessarily sacrificing our sovereignties, big or small, we can here and now forge a political union based on defence, foreign affairs and diplomacy, and a common citizenship, an African currency, an African monetary zone, and an African central bank. We must unite in order to achieve the full liberation of our continent.”
The above is an extract from renowned pan Africanist and Ghana’s first president, the late Kwame Nkrumah’s speech at the formation of the Organisation of the African Union — now the African Union — in 1963. Read More.