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)
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?
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
This a sequel to the article published last month with heading ” You Lazy Intellectual African Scum”
So I got this in my email….
…and shrieked with joy! Field Ruwe, author of the dynamic work concerning Africans and Intellectuals that went viral last month has blessed Mind of Malaka with a sequel. “Don’t Take After Your Father” is an engaging critique concerning the roots of our Continent’s perceptual battle with itself, using the cerebral conflict faced by three generations to explain this ongoing battle.
It is compelling and pleads for action.
As always, I leave you to it, and wait to hear your comments. *shriek!!*
(A Sequel to “You Lazy (Intellectual) African Scum”)
I told my son not to take after me; break tradition chains, remove old edicts, and create new rituals. Take after Mandela, Gates, Jobs, or Einstein. Take after someone who has changed the world. You and your peers across Africa must create razor sharp focus and straighten the curvature…
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