Africa is undoubtedly the future of humanity, this is not a cliché, it is reality. It has the resources, natural and human diversity, the aspiring youth and the iron will to step into action and make things happen for the benefit of its peoples. This blog will look introspectively in the dynamics of change in this "young" continent shedding light on creed, culture, politics and economics. There is a lot the world can learn from this continent. Was it not, after all, the cradle of humanity, dare I ask?
The accidental death of Mouhcine Fikri, a fishmonger inside a garbage compacter van in the Amazigh/Berber militant city of Alhoceima almost triggered a national revolution.
Times are changing, after the election of the first black American, the US is about to elect the first woman president.
However one wonders what does this cold alliance mean to Israel in the long run and would Israel be willing to pay the price to honor this “Confederation of the Semites?”
Is the return of PJD to the helm of the country the result of God’s sent miracle to humiliate the Pam secularists? The answer is definitely no.
Morocco has remained tribal and patriarchal in spite of the veneer of modernization and development and to a certain extent that is true of most of the Arab world.
Clearly the Islamist time is over for now because since they came to power, critics believe they have been listening and executing the directives of the World Bank to please Western nations more than meeting the needs of the population at large.
It is illogical that North Africa in which youth is predominant in number is ruled exclusively by a gerontocracy totally disconnected from their needs and aspirations and, worse, governing them in time-old tribal and patriarchal fashion.
Morocco is enjoying some sort of stability for the time being, given its special chemistry and history, but persistent headaches such as corruption, poverty, nepotism, unemployment and tribalism can negatively affect the country's cohesion.
In the Middle East, especially among officials, bribes and kickbacks have been made to become a cultural expression of gratitude and thanks ikramiya, besides being a privilege imtiyaz that goes with the office in almost a “constitutional” form.
Trump is definitely a dangerous oddity of the 21st century that has to be eradicated if the world wants to move forward. Truly, he is no different from ISIS.