UBUNTU IS A (SOUTH) AFRICAN CONCEPT OF 'HUMANITY TOWARDS OTHERS' IT IS THE 'BELIEF IN A UNIVERSAL BOND OF SHARING THAT CONNECTS ALL HUMANITY'. PERSONAL STORIES, OPINIONS, FACTS, PRO'S AND CONS, ALL IS RELEVANT IF WE WANT TO ESTABLISH THE TRUTH, NO NEED TO BE OFFENDED, FOR WITH TRUTH COMES UNDERSTANDING, ONLY IF WE UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER, THERE CAN BE RESPECT, UBUNTU.
Slavery, a painful and shameful part of human history. One might argue it was never abolished but merely transformed and extended to include all the colours.
Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, continues to live on in the memory of his people. What is Sankara's legacy and what can we learn from it today?
We can observe the return of the xenophobic ghost in the news headlines from time to time and throughout history. Mostly flared by politicians for political gain. Xenophobia is however a global issue. Let's reflect on some of its aspects.