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Friday, August 05, 2011

All Africans are related and know each other

People yet again I have stumbled on another perception that we need to address. Certain individuals’ have no knowledge that all Africans are NOT related and they also believe that if you are from Africa you know each other.

I wander where this perception originated because I keep thinking -- people cannot be that unaware of how stupid and unintelligent it sounds when a Congolese is aske... » Read more



Thursday, August 04, 2011

Africa is not a "Country"

I got thinking the other day while watching some talks on TED.com (Brilliant! I must say!) -- About how many people in the world tend to associate Africa as a country. I might even blame myself for not educating or pointing it out to people when they classify Africa as such, since it is easier to let it slide because I believe if I say Uganda or Zimbabwe or Nigeria -- they might be stunned and loo... » Read more



Wednesday, August 02, 2011

'FREE AND FAIR' IN AFRICA

My fellow Africans, it is barely credible that we live on a continent whereby people do not understand the real meaning of a vote...that one vote counts as one voice and a vote represents one's belief that the candidate he or she voted for will be the best choice to govern his or her own country. But in Africa why is it that certain leaders always have to interfere or even rig the results of an el... » Read more



Monday, August 01, 2011

Sino-Africa Relationship – The Oliver Twist Saga

We wonder why Africa remains stagnant in its development…We wonder if our leaders will one day wake up and see that Africa always comes up short when it comes to these relationships with countries not on the African continent, who sugar coat their ambitions of trying to help Africa but who are usually only concerned with their own well-being. Africa needs to evaluate who she considers to be her tr... » Read more




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