Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem, Nigerian


Titles:

La vérité aux puissants
Une sélection de cartes postales panafricaines
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem
La mort prématurée du Dr Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem, le jour de la commémoration de la Libération de l'Afrique 2009, a frappé de stupeur le monde panafricain. Cette sélection de cartes postales panafricaines quel brillant orfèvre des mots il fut.


Speaking Truth to Power: Selected Pan-African Postcards
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem
Dr Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem's determination to speak truth to power, his vociferous belief in the potential of African people and his discerning analysis of developments in the global and Pan-African world are all in these selected Pan-African Postcards.





Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem, Nigerian


Tajudeen's photoTajudeen Abdul-Raheem (1961–2009) was a Rhodes scholar and obtained his DPhil in politics from Oxford University. In 1990 he became coordinator of the Africa Research and Information Bureau and the founding editor of Africa World Review. He co-founded and led Justice Africa's work, becoming its executive director in 2004, and combined this with his role as general secretary of the Pan-African Movement. He was chair of the Centre for Democracy and Development and of the Pan-African Development Education and Advocacy Programme in Uganda and became the UN Millennium Development Campaign's deputy director in 2006.

His weekly 'Pan-African Postcard' was published regularly in Pambazuka News and in several African newspapers. In 2009 he was named 'African Personality of the Year' by The Daily Trust in Abuja.