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Essays on Christianity and Africa’s Advancement (I)

Christianity, Traditional Knowledge and Africa's Advancement I here seek to dispel existing fears, and in its place hopefully proffer reasoning in support of involvement of Christians in the promotion of Africa’s traditional knowledge. At the core of the case made here is that first, there are several direct instructions in the Bible on the need … Continue reading Essays on Christianity and Africa’s Advancement (I)

The Oscars Extraordinary Gift to Africa

Africa’s local languages just won its very first Oscars award, the rejection of Nigeria’s blockbuster movie, Lionheart. The movie, which was Nigeria’s contender for the famed Oscars Awards in the Best International Feature Film Category, was disqualified for not meeting certain requirements. For a movie in the category for which Lionheart was submitted to be … Continue reading The Oscars Extraordinary Gift to Africa

President Thomas Sankara: A 70th Birthday Tribute

President Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara would have turned 70 on the 21st of December 2019. At the tender age of 37, however, he was felled by bullets from soldiers loyal to his best friend, Blaise Campaore. Thomas Sankara’s passion was Africa’s advancement; his experimental field was Burkina Faso. What President Sankara wanted to see in … Continue reading President Thomas Sankara: A 70th Birthday Tribute

Origins Of Corruption In Africa

...When specifically viewed with Africa’s history in mind, administrative corruption, thought rampant across Africa today is an alien culture. Pre-colonial Africa, for the most part, was founded on strong ethical values sometimes packaged in spiritual terms, but with the end result of ensuring social justice and compliance. Colonialism introduced systemic corruption on a grand scale … Continue reading Origins Of Corruption In Africa

America Got Talent, Ndlovu Youth Choir And Africa’s Poverty Narrative

The superlative performance of South Africa’s Ndlovu Youth Choir at the America Got Talent show was met with excitement from both the audience and the wider viewing community. The talent, energy and effort that went into the making of the choir could be gleaned the moment it came on stage. A judge, Simon Cowell, put … Continue reading America Got Talent, Ndlovu Youth Choir And Africa’s Poverty Narrative