It’s often that I’d go spend time at some of the most unlikely places in the world, chatting with some of the most hopeless and destitute people, those kinds capitalism calls the necessary poor needed by the system to work.
Very often our broken chats lurk into territories I used to think are the exclusivity of the self appointed panafricanists
Don’t Get Involved.
This year a worm is destroying the field of maize of farmers here in Togo. In many places the devastation is important. Farmers are worried, and the government is wishful to help.
In face of the devastation, I noticed two reactions, almost at the opposite.
The first group is made of the ‘educated’ farmers doing
It was a Sunday. The small Catholic church in our area was full. The young priest was buoyant.
He paraded the aisles of the assembly with his long white robe, condemning the sinners, the thieves, the liars, the prostitutes, the money lovers, the sex and alcohol addicts, asking them to confess and repent immediately, or suffer eternal condemnation
Chinese are Good. African naiveté would be soon added to the Guiness Book of Records.
Every year the Chinese government gives thousands of all expenses covered, plus stipends, traveling scholarship to Africans officials, experts, civil servants, military officers, students to visit China, where they attend seminars, visit high tech companies, are
The death of the African hero and great leader Robert Mugabe is expected in some time.
In order to trash him, and destroy his legacy, the top western propaganda medias like the BBC, CNN, RFI have already started preparing trash documentaries, false claims reportage, and hired a network of echo Chamber experts, journalists, listeners/viewers comments,
There is a rapidly spreading disease in Togo affecting mostly adult males.
It’s called ‘malus pregnantus permanentus’ or adult males looking pregnant with protuberant belly, outwardly extended, but with no expected delivery date.
Fat, big belly, instead of being of matter of shame or malnutrition, is quite often seen as a sign of
Here is a situation.
Folks would say there are 2000 languages in Africa.
They say so, not to celebrate the beautiful diversity of the African culture, but to promptly justify the fact that we Africans need to keep colonial languages like English and French in our daily life.
First let’s say that the 2000 languages mark is very much misleading.
European renaissance, about 20 crazy people
American Revolution, a dozen
Chinese revolution, a dozen
Meiji, a handful
Korean transformation, few army generals
Haiti revolution, two or three unstoppable.
Ethiopia resistance, a queen with a king.
Change is not a popularity contest.
The majority of people just bend to power. Once the wind change they
Did you know that China has its own Wikipedia?
It’s called Baike.
Baike has 6 million articles, while the Chinese language of Wikipedia has only 940 000 articles.
The English language Wikipedia has 5.7 millions articles. A little less than Chinese Baike.
Beyond that, China has plans to launch in 2018 its own international version of Wikipedia,
The battle for control of Africa future is in full swing.
One of the top field of contest is the control of our legal system. It’s called legal warfare.
The Europeans are currently investing a lot of money into the African Justice systems. They finance the construction of courts, reconstruction of old justice buildings, and invest in formatting