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'United States of Africa' Still an Idea Ahead of Its Time

Friday, July 13, 2007

African heads of state displayed their disconnection with reality when they met in Accra, Ghana, June 25 to July 3 to talk shop about an idea tritely called the "United States of Africa."

Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi led the charge. He has fruitlessly spent copious energy and resources flogging the idea, originated by Ghana's first president Kwame Nkrumah, an incurable Pan-Africanist. ...

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