The challenge for African multinational states

It is ironic that the so-called modern and independent African states suffer intolerable levels of internal violence and injustice compared to the pre-colonial traditional nations. The modern African state boundaries were determined by Western economic and political interests and these never recognised African people’s interests. On gaining independence, Western imposed state boundaries were retained but … Continue reading The challenge for African multinational states

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It’s Syria’s internal politics and not chemical weapons that need sorting!

The British Prime Minister David Cameron thinks that the Syrian situation is a holocaust in waiting and unfortunate as it is, he maybe right. Already over 100,000 people have died in the conflict yet the super powers’ priorities remain limited to their ideological interests; the US protecting Israel and Russia securing the longevity of Assad’s … Continue reading It’s Syria’s internal politics and not chemical weapons that need sorting!

Understanding Africa’s underdevelopment

This blog examines the impact of the relationship between Africa and the West in the underdevelopment of the former. It is incomprehensible that Africa a continent endowed with natural resources will be home to some of the poorest communities in the globe. If there is anything holding down Africans at the moment it is not empty … Continue reading Understanding Africa’s underdevelopment

The sad demise of Colonel Gaddafi

Seeing Gaddafi's last moments on TV I felt sad to see a human being in that state. I imagined how he was feeling at that moment. But then I thought: how did his victims feel in his 42 years of brutality? I wondered if he ever, in those last moments, reflected back on his own … Continue reading The sad demise of Colonel Gaddafi