The 50th anniversary of the Biafran civil war has opened up fresh discussions over the relevance of the motto on Nigeria’s national coat of arms …
We have all been in those discussions. Africans gathered around having lively, angry but strangely reassuring exchanges about the world.
A continent with a begging bowl in hand cannot simply appeal to the better nature of its
benefactors; it needs to rediscover the rituals that once made it great.