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Redefining the African Identity

Third World, Undeveloped — Graham Knight argues it’s time to challenge the way we talk about Africa.

Language and ideas are powerful. They can shape the way we see the world and ourselves. The way Africans see themselves and the outside world is determined to a large extent by the language of non-Africans. This language is familiar to us all. It is almost impossible to think about the world outside of the terms of this language. Read more…


The Failure of African Leadership

Ogochukwu Nweke, examines the ongoing problems of leadership in Africa and suggests it’s time for a rethink.

The success or failure of any people depends on the issue of leadership.  The state and future of African leadership has been a very strong concern since the beginning of African independence. Read more…