Browsing All posts tagged under »African Pride«

Will the cheetah ever return home? – Africaontheblog post

October 30, 2010


I was in the US last month for a couple of weeks. As I was ‘cruising’ the massive malls and the unfamiliar wide highways, I couldn’t quite help but think of the African in the diaspora. As I drove towards the city of Boston, I remember how this very piece evolved from a single thought […]

Reinventing the Wheel

October 10, 2010


Some of my good friends happen to be Kenyan. Naturally being Zimbabwean I have been observing the events in Kenya economically, politically and otherwise with great interest. I am completely fascinated by this country which was embroiled in massive killings only a few years ago (2007). This resulted in a coalition government which is currently […]

The Forgotten Children

September 10, 2010


I blog here too: – This is my first post: – The Forgotten Children Last week on Tuesday, I received a text message which simply read ‘Tune to BBC2 now’.  A good friend of mine had sent it while I was making dinner. I stopped and immediately switched over to BBC 2. What she wanted me […]

Young Africa Leaders & Obama

August 6, 2010


My relationship with Obama or as I call him ‘Obizzle’ is simple. I never joined the Obama bandwagon throughout the whole campaign process. You can call me the road less travelled or a very ‘late adopter’ in marketing terms if you will. I certainly didn’t want Clinton as president at that point either, although I do […]

For Africa, I wrote this in 2002-ish

July 18, 2010


I stumbled across this today, whilst looking for something else I wrote on something completely different. I thought it was poignant to share especially at a time like this. Wi royalty If we stopped and listened to our own silence We would hear the beat of a drum We would recognise that same beat It has been […]

Africa in the Future – Lions on the move

July 12, 2010


The full McKinsey Report ‘Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies‘ – MGI_african_economies_full_report

Africa is the Future

July 11, 2010


Continuing to read my book – Africa Rising. My current mind set (i.e. Africa is the future) is being confirmed steadily. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in Africa and Her progress. Interestingly though, I do put the book down at times and go online to research a bit. I found this interesting link. This […]


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