The other day I was talking to a group of Scottish friends inside a Glasgow pub. We discussed football, sex and money before we moved on to talk about the famine in East Africa.
“Chief,” my friend Donald called and continued. “Surely, Africa is poor because the people of Africa are selfish and too greedy. Is that not what is wrong?” Donald asked after draining his pint. “Excuse me; can we get another round of drinks?”He waved his hand to the barmaid
I have to say I…Continue
One day a Nigerian friend of mine asked if poverty is a curse or a mental disease in Africa. I replied by saying that in my view, poverty is not a curse; it is mental condition which can be treated like a headache.
I believe Africa is poor only because of the poor and broken mentality of the African people today. It is not because Africa somehow does not have what it takes to be a prosperous continent. I told my friend that, the vast majority of people in Nigeria are…Continue