Tag: Africa

“Coconut Head” Corruption

“There is no good name for a terrible disease” – Urhobo proverb. “The solution to Africa’s problems lie solely in Africa” – George Ayittey. Coconut Head...

Response: Culture is Not Costume

Response: Culture is Not Costume: Why Non-Africans Should Not Wear African Clothing http://www.mycoloures.com/2014/10/culture-is-not-costume-why-non-africans.html?m=1 Nneka Okona’s piece on the “wrongful appropriation” of female African dress is an interesting,...

Postponement of Elections: Achebe

Postponement of Elections: Achebe Chinua Achebe was ostracised by the Western academy for his truthful but hard to swallow comments on two European intellectual sacred...

Botswana: An African Model for Progress

Botswana: An African Model for Progress – A Replay http://gbengaaborowa.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/botswana-an-african-model-for-progress-and-prosperity/#more-134 Botswana, a prosperous African nation (population: 2 million), is a place I worked a long...

The Ontology of the African

The Ontology of the African Someone genuinely dismayed that some sincere African intellectuals say nothing about the derisory status of the African among other human...

We Let Africa Down Badly

We Let Africa Down Badly An Open Letter to African Academics, Scholars and Intellectuals Dear Colleagues, Upon reviewing the current upheavals in North Africa and...
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