L’AFRIQUE DU SUD EN AFRIQUE: LA FIN DE L’APARTHEID N’AURA-T-ELLE DONC SERVI À RIEN?


Will the liberation from colonialism and the end of apartheid have been of no use? Certainly not. But we have a huge job ahead of us. The fate of Africa is in our hands. Collectively. We will do what we want with it, provided that a new awareness of our destiny in the world is raised. At the pace at which this world goes, and the way it treats us, one thing is clear. We will have to do everything and give everything so that no African or person of African descent is treated as a foreigner in Africa.

FREEDOM OF MISINFORMATION [DOWN WITH THE NEXT PRESIDENT, WHOEVER HE MAY BE]


Bashorun J.K Randle image via aquilacapitalltd.com Here we are in the White House, arguably the most powerful institution in the entire world. President Barack Obama walks into the room and quickly makes his point – he is tied up in the preparation for the G20 in Los Cabos Summit 2012 in Mexico, right on the … Continue reading FREEDOM OF MISINFORMATION [DOWN WITH THE NEXT PRESIDENT, WHOEVER HE MAY BE]

TRIBUTE TO CHIEF (DR) M.A. MAJEKODUNMI CFR; CMG (Former Minister of Health, Federal Republic of Nigeria)


 For the first time ever, he had no message for me to pass on to the powers that be. What pained him most was the realisation that this is not the same country for which he and his generation strove to build on the tabernacle of justice and fairness. Bashorun J.K. Randle       … Continue reading TRIBUTE TO CHIEF (DR) M.A. MAJEKODUNMI CFR; CMG (Former Minister of Health, Federal Republic of Nigeria)

What Makes Countries Rich or Poor?


Gary Knight/VII Women in Darfur returning from Kutum market to the Fata Borno camp for internally displaced persons under the protection of African Union soldiers, January 2007; photograph by Gary Knight from Questions Without Answers: The World in Pictures by the Photographers of VII. The book has just been published by Phaidon. The fence that divides … Continue reading What Makes Countries Rich or Poor?

THE PLACE OF THE NIGERIAN YOUTH IN NATION-BUILDING


To overthrow oppression has been sanctioned by humanity and it is the highest aspiration of every free man. Nelson Mandela Image via Wikipedia In 1985, IBB was the President of Nigeria, and students then were told that they were the leaders of tomorrow. Twenty-five years later, the same man said unequivocally in an interview with … Continue reading THE PLACE OF THE NIGERIAN YOUTH IN NATION-BUILDING