The ‘anatomy of the scandal’ accords us a failproof method of recognising potential wrongdoing well before the scandals become public.
What happened in Congo cannot and should not be relegated to the past. The cold-blooded nature with which the Belgians went about their business in Congo needs to be openly confronted today.
True decolonisation of the mind cannot and should not be regressive. People must embrace scientific thinking – not because it is native but because it is necessary.
Buffalo is not an isolated incidence, it is a reminder of the systemic racism that Blacks in America face.
Africa cannot continue to externalise the sources of its failure. That is the thin end of the wedge, the end of the world as we know it.
Voting in support of Russia – even by abstaining – is a vote for regression and oppression rather than liberation.
Racism is a product of power dynamics. Only when people realise that Africans are not defenceless, that there will be consequences for their actions, will they change their approach.
People say – show me your heroes and I will show you your future. When the Magufulis and the Mugabes of Africa are hailed as heroes and the Khamas are obscure, you know that you are in for a truly rough ride.
If NSO is to be held responsible for how Pegasus is used, should knife makers be made responsible for how knives are used also?
For Africans to see Indians – or other non-native communities – as compatriots, they have to position themselves differently. There is a need for increasing cultural, social, business, and if possible religious intercourses.