The subject of African identity is a subject that needs more attention and plays a big role in influencing our self-image. Before I left Africa for studies in Russia, I was used to my environment of black people and there was nothing that would get me to look at myself from an African perspective. My aspirations were limited to my sphere of exposure, I wasn’t really in touch … [Read more...] about Trading present rejection with future acceptance from an African perspective
Africa had and still has in certain parts of the continent ultimate strong females, i.e. women who were of equal physical strength as men! Examples are the female warriors Dahomey, The Amazons of the present day, Republic of Benin in West Africa, Queen Nzinga of Angola, Queen Amina of Zazzua in present day Nigeria, the female warriors, Senegal and Ethiopia, Candice of Meroe, … [Read more...] about African Warrior females who conquered continents!
I made a trip to the US; “my other home” in June this year and while I was there got to talking to some friends about the state of education in Kenya. In East Africa, Kenyans probably have the best and most opportunities when it comes to getting quality education. We have many choices when it comes to schools, private, public, day schools, boarding schools, British education … [Read more...] about The Sorry State of Education in Kenya
Doing business in Africa is not for the faint of heart. This is particularly the case for Startups with little capital trying to expand their businesses. Despite The World Bank Doing Business report recently revealing that African countries have significantly reformed to make doing business in Africa relatively easy, massive challenges still remain. Africa’s capacity for … [Read more...] about Power Outages: An Economic Constraint On Africa
The God of the Ancient Luo is called Ramogi. I am yet to learn about his complete attributes and the history about him as the God of the Luo. However, from the way Luos pray in the Christian circles, and the history books I have read, I have been able to come up with the following prayer, which I hope would resemble a prayer of the Luo people before colonial times. The Luo … [Read more...] about A luo prayer