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Cause of bad African leadership? Africans themselves.

This is an insightful one by Friedman. It resonates so much with what we have always reiterated as the cause of what has often been called  994 more words

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In Our Own Words Launch

So I recently went to an event for the launch of an organisation called In Our Own Words. The organisation was created to empower young Africans by exploring identity and culture through the old age tradition of storytelling to develop powerful African diaspora’s for the purpose of sustaining a better future for the African community, worldwide. 274 more words

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[POSSITIVE-NEWS] African Business Leaders Set Up Ebola Fund...

AFRICAN business executives have agreed to set up a fund to boost efforts against the Ebola epidemic that has infected nearly 13,300 people and killed more than 4900 in west Africa. 269 more words


Today's Politicians: Morgan Tsvangirai on the 2013 Zimbabwe Election Results

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai speaks on how the MDC lost the 2013 elections. In this interview he speaks on the challenges faced in ensuring a free and fair election and why his party moved ahead to take part in the elections despite irregularities in the run up to the elections. 200 more words

Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it

I am always inspired by ted.com videos. This is another favorite of mine.

Video Source: Ted.com

“Before he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. 63 more words



Lesson 1 of this piece of live history must come from the life story of a man whose vision was so much criticized and the mission so much politicized to the extent that he was frog-marched to the gallows with his cross on his shoulder; or say, to the Calvary by the cavalry. 1,684 more words

US-based website removes Nigeria's president from Africa’s richest list

The US-based website, Richest Lifestyle, which listed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan as Africa’s sixth richest president has retracted the publication.

Richest Lifestyle had ranked Jonathan alongside King Mswati III of Swaziland, stating that both African leaders were worth $100m (N16.5 bn) in the publication titled “Africa’s Richest Presidents 2014.” 237 more words