Charitable giving for “clout”

The principle of charity without seeking recognition was ingrained in both Christianity and Islam, arguably the two biggest religious doctrines world over. In demonstrating the spirit of sharing, there is need for all to remember the golden principle of charity: ‘do not let you left hand know what your right hand is doing’. This amounts […]

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UBUNTU, A RELATIONAL SHIELD

To all, Africa a continent is not enough, it runs the risk of reducing it to a mere geographical landform. Africa is beyond a topographical description. It is a home and a family were home-based, home-grown and home-brewed relations stem. Everything that germinate from such a phenomena is purely original, a natural gem so to […]

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WORLD SPIRIT

The acclaimed 18th-19th century German idealist and philosopher, Georg W. Hegel postulates a world governed by a force, a spirit to be precise and on the same ground it is a spirit governing itself. This comes about in his magnanimous masterpiece Phenomenology of the Spirit. The goal of the phenomenology is to attain absolute knowledge. […]

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Of a failing yet wealthy land…

The presence of some of the world’s fastest-growing economies in Africa serves as fodder for the Africa rising narrative. A walk around the capital cities of Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Angola, even Mozambique, will put a stamp on the discourse that Africa is rising at a significant rate. The crane-filled skylines, construction of road networks […]

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