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Africa: The Shame Culture

I suppose it is natural that as humans we all have a sense of pride and self esteem, but I always get a near heart break whenever I see people take this to the extreme.  Shame is probably most people's first reaction when they feel they have not lived up to expectations. It is often what keeps people within their societal norms, and a natural deterrent from violating accepted. … [Read More...]


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Has Ghana had enough?

A number of activities led many citizens in Ghana, young and old, to exhibit their displeasure with the current conditions in the country. These actions were obviously fueled by the shortage of petrol in the … Continue Reading

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Kenya’s Budget

I have long made it a habit to study money and its movement to understand power politics, and relationships. To see which side a regime is favoring I just have to look who it receives most of its money from and … Continue Reading

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