Many writers and scholars have identified the failure of leadership (political and otherwise) as the greatest challenge facing Africa, but I’ll differ in identifying the lack of qualitative education as Africa’s greatest challenge – and conversely, her greatest opportunity. Politically, leadership has failed time and… Read More »Let’s Educate Africa
These last couple of weeks, my mind has been fixated on the fate of black people at home and in the Diaspora, particularly in the United States of America. “The curse of complexion”, “The definition of black” and many other titles have jostled for top… Read More »Crisis in the Village!
I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of statistics. I’m frustrated with the numbers that describe human casualties all over the world. Whenever disaster strikes, as it almost always does, our pain is submerged in the statistics. The numbers seem to take… Read More »Away with the Statistics!
On Saturday 23rd July 2011, I had the privilege of speaking to a diverse audience of high school students, college students and mid-career professionals in Philadelphia, USA on the subject “What’s Next?” This is a question which inevitably pops up at every point in life… Read More »What’s Next?
Farrah Gray was only 8 years old when the challenges of brainstorming, creating, marketing, negotiating and managing were thrust on him. “What could an 8-year old probably know about business?” you might want to ask, but Farrah explains that he had no choice but to… Read More »Young, Talented & Responsible