Africa needs to follow its own trajectory in terms of political governance systems. Colonial structures and ideas do not help us; Africa needs caring states that prioritise lives of ordinary people.
"Pan-Africanism has been up the podium from the outset of the 20th century, chanting down imperialism, propagating cohesion and charting the course to a better Africa. Tragically, the vision remains a file too large to retrieve... "
The authors reason that the time may be opportune for Zimbabwe to make some sustainable but cruel choices, including the adoption of the South African Rand as its currency in the interim, to ensure the country’s fortunes...
The argument is that we are quick to embrace the “4IR speak” when we haven’t even attempted to address impacts of globalisation and the digital divide.
Politics is never concerned about the future. I think it is time for politics and economics to die. There is no need for their obituaries.
The South African education system doesn’t do what we are always told by experts. It is just plain outdated by probably three decades already, and we are about to miss the future.
The main argument is that the introduction of the maize crop in Africa was a precursor to widespread poverty and disenfranchisement of a people. Also, the future perhaps lies in the development of Africa’s lost crops.
Africa’s industrialisation should precede free trade. Value chains and some production phases of large corporations from richer states in the continent must include Africa as a matter of priority to avoid calamity.