A few weeks ago while watching television, I tuned into a Chinese culture and since I could not be bothered to watch it, I changed the channel and the next program was about English kings or so. Had to tune another program and on and on, most of the programs were more about other cultures and very few were about my own culture or anything African. I went to bed reflecting on … [Read more...] about The African inclination to Foreign Ideologies
By now almost anyone with an interest in African politics is aware of the “coup that is not a coup” that occurred in Zimbabwe nearly two weeks ago. On November 14th, 2017 members of the Zimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF) detained President Mugabe and his family and some other Mugabe loyalists and commandeered the national broadcasting system in an action the ZDF dubbed “Operation … [Read more...] about What’s next for Zimbabwe after the “coup”
The 5th EU- Africa Summit gets under way in Abidjan, Ivory Coast this week. I don’t know what if anything summits such as this achieve, but that’s a topic for another post. I would like to focus on Migration as one of the points for discussion between the EU and Africa heads of state at these summits. During the 4th summit, both the European Union (EU) and African … [Read more...] about The 5th EU-Africa summit and Migration
I once did a contract job with a GIS consulting company and that GIS means Geographic Information System. The GIS consulting company simply offered to pay me to get lost on behalf of other people. Each of us had to go with Google printed maps that had no labels or street names. The assignment was to fill in those missing names so they can be useful to other people. We had about … [Read more...] about Young Africans; Our dreams dare us to take risks.
African students in the 21st century cannot wait to market themselves in a world of global commerce, digital Branding, intellectual sharing and the vast Social Media sites that are building to get the word out there about the talents, abilities and skills that students possess. Students still struggle and have faced more challenges in the past years as institutions struggle to … [Read more...] about African Students Don’t Wait to Market Yourself