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The Pan-African Journal is an audio news magazine that is broadcasted from our studios in Detroit and through remote locations around the United States and the world.

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The Pan-African Journal is an audio news magazine that is broadcasted from our studios in Detroit and through remote locations around the United States and the world.

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Aug. 2, 2020 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features a PANW report with dispatches on the recent tributes paid to Zimbabwe Minister of Agriculture Parrance Shiri; six people have been reportedly killed by an improvised explosive device in the West African state of Burkina Faso; South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a statement in response to the half-million mark reached in the COVID-19 pandemic; and the Rwandan authorities announced the resumption of air travel with neighboring Kenya. In the second hour and third hours we continue our focus on the annual commemoration of Black August which acknowledges the struggle by African people against slavery, colonialism, neo-colonialism and imperialism. We also hear an archived interview with resistance historian Dr. Herbert Aptheker on the methodology utilized to reconstruct the African struggle for freedom. Finally, there is a classic lecture delivered by James Baldwin in 1963 after the release of his book entitled "The Fire Next Time."

    • 3 hr 8 min
    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Sat. Aug. 1, 2020 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the appeal by Republic of Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa to healthcare workers in this Southern African state to place the interests of the people above their own economic concerns; the Zambian ambassador to the People's Republic of China says that they are anticipating additional investments from the Asian socialist state; Namibian President Hage Geingob had his role as a previous chairperson for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) reviewed by a regional magazine, and SADC is analyzing its response to the current security situation in the sub-continent. In the second hour we begin our month-long tribute to Black August which recognizes the contributions of African people to the struggle against slavery, colonialism, imperialism and neo-colonialism. The program presents a rare archival interview with Pan-African Historian C.L.R. James related to his work on the Haitian Revolution. Host Abayomi Azikiwe interviewed with Sputnik Radio earlier this week on the current situation in the West African state of Mali. Finally, we listen to the weekly briefing from the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) by Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

    • 3 hr 9 min
    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Sat. July 25, 2020 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features a PANW report with dispatches on the recent removal of the Prime Minister of the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia in a parliamentary vote of no-confidence; condolences are pouring in to the East African state of Tanzania where former President Benjamin Mkapa passed away this week; Iran has strongly condemned an aviation incident on July 24 where a United States warplane forced a commercial jet flying over Syria to descend; and a number of experts in the U.S. are advising that the country be placed once again on lockdown in order to stem the rising tide of COVID-19 infections. In the second hour we look at the recent passing of African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and Rivonia trial survivor Andrew Mlangeni in South Africa. President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has delivered a briefing on the status of the measures to address the pandemic inside the country. We will hear a briefing from World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Geneva. Finally we review the historic Detroit Black Rebellion of July 1967 on the 53rd anniversary of the event. 

    • 3 hr 15 min
    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Sun. July 19, 2020 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features a PANW report with dispatches on events in Portland where federal security personnel have been deployed in an effort to curb anti-racist demonstrations; the COVID-19 pandemic is having a severe impact on the French-controlled territories in the Caribbean; Namibian SWAPO veteran freedom fighter and former governmental official, Jason Angula, has joined the ancestors; and Sudan says that neighboring Ethiopia has denied beginning the process of filling the Grand Renaissance Dam Project. In the second hour we continue our focus on the recent passing of Congressman John Lewis (1940-2020), the former Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), through an audio documentary on the Nashville Movement of 1960 and other historical issues. Finally, we listen to a briefing from the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, from July 17. 

    • 3 hr 6 min
    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Sat. July 18, 2020 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the ongoing relations between the Republic of Zimbabwe and the People's Republic of China; the African Union (AU) has convened a mini-summit designed to resolve the differences between Ethiopia and Egypt over the Great Renaissance Dam Project; Sudan's Peace Council has discussed efforts to build national unity inside the country; and the government of Algeria is battling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the second hour we look back at the campaign to win the Voting Rights Act in the United States during 1965 in Alabama in light of the recent passing of former Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Chairman John Lewis who later became a Congressman from Georgia. In the final segment we honor the life, times and contributions of the family of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela in the aftermath of the memorial for Ambassador Zenzi Mandela held in South Africa earlier in the week.

    • 3 hr 4 min
    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    Listen to the Mon. July 13, 2020 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the recent death of South African Ambassador to Denmark Zenzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of African National Congress (ANC) leaders and former government officials President Nelson and "Mother of the Nation" Winnie Mandela; the World Health Organization (WHO) has briefed the international community from Geneva on the escalating COVID-19 pandemic; people in Mali have taken to the streets demanding the resignation of President Keita; and the struggle against racism in the United States has generated renewed repression by local and federal police agencies. In the second hour we will cover the responses to the passing of Ambassador Zenzi Mandela from struggle stalwarts and journalists. In addition, there is a report on the mass demonstrations in the West African state of Mali against the current president. Finally, we hear an extensive briefing from WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the continuing threat of the global pandemic.

    • 3 hr 1 min

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