Kwibuka 25: What Other African Countries Can Learn From Rwanda

Kwibuka: an annual event that commemorates the lives of the people of the Tutsi minority group that were lost in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 is a Kinyarwandan language meaning “remember.” It creates an opportunity for the nationals of Rwanda to come together wherever they are, worldwide, to commemorate, remember and commit to their united... Continue Reading →

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Nigeria at 58 (An Analysis of the Political State of the Country)

Analyzing the political landscape of the country through the lens of gerontocracy, corruption, and tribalism and explaining what must be done to move forward in the right direction.   After 58 years of independence, Nigeria, a country born out of the craftiness of colonialism still remains one. However, the independence of the ethnically diverse country... Continue Reading →

The Oblivious Dangers of Tribalism

The Oxford Dictionary defines a tribe as a social division in a traditional society consisting of families or communities linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and language, and usually having a recognized leader. Tribalism, as defined by the same source, is the behaviour and attitudes that stem from strong... Continue Reading →

Good Things Do Not Come Easy

“Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He whose gaze is fixed to a star does not change his mind”- Leonardo Da Vinci. (Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture and other diverse fields of the arts and sciences). I remember the first time I got denied admission... Continue Reading →

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