Moky's musings

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Africa’s Stockholm syndrome

Despite the degrading and abusive treatment African students faced in Ukraine, some wanted to remain there, in spite of the war. Why do we Africans return to our abuser time and time again? asks Moky Makura.

Events like AFCON bring Africans together

As we’ve seen from AFCON, some events encourage us to find out about other African countries and bring us together as Africans. Let’s have more of them, says Moky Makura.

Do we have what it takes to be One Africa?

Africans have more in common with each other than differences, so why does the dream of a One Africa, as envisaged by Kwame Nkrumah, remain so elusive? asks Moky Makura

Who is to blame for vaccine inequality?

Who is to blame for the vaccine inequality that has pushed Africa to the back of the queue? The answers are not so obvious as they first seem, says Moky Makura.

Africa is finally ‘in the house’

The way the world sees Africa and how Africa sees itself has changed dramatically – in the words of Burna Boy, we are finally ‘in the house’, says Moky Makura.