Ghana

Reflections on Pan-Africanism

Transcript of speech given on November 20, 1973. James discusses George Padmore's break with the USSR, Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere and other figures.

Strikes in Ghana, 1961

Nkrumah with Elizabeth II and Princess Anne

In September 1961, a wildcat strike broke out amongst the railway works of Takoradi-Sekondi, spreading quickly to Accra and Kumasi and lasting seventeen days, cutting short president Kwame Nkrumah's holiday in the USSR.

The Gold Coast Revolution

George Padmore's analysis of the independence movement on the Gold Coast against British rule, leading to the founding of Ghana under the presidency of Kwame Nkrumah.

Sex work organisation in the global south

Sex workers protest in India

An overview by Gregor Gall of sex workers' organising and unionisation efforts in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The lie of black capitalism

Urban poor in Ghana

Article by Hija de Oya explaining how the liberation of black people is inherently bound up in the struggle against capitalism.