My aunt recently found out how much I pay for my son’s education. She was taken aback. “That is the same amount for university here …
For decades, the Western view of corruption in Africa was preoccupied with naming and shaming bribe-takers, never with multinationals and illicit financial flows.
What is needed is not further alienation and stigmatisation, but a thorough examination of the reasons why young men, born and bred in Belgium, would choose to align themselves with terrorism.
Aside from falling commodity prices, the threat of terrorism is the other factor in Africa’s economic slowdown, says Olusegun Obasanjo.
Africa’s salvation does not lie in its leaders sitting through endless international talkshops
in Western or emerging powers capitals, supposedly to drum up investment.
South African university students have brought to the surface a subject which, like the equitable distribution of resources, has not been dealt with.