“Every problem has a solution,” said Tom Hanks

This is a quote by the actor Tom Hanks in the ‘Philadelphia’ movie. Despised by every one, because he had contracted HIV/AIDS, and despite the fact of being a top lawyer working for a great law firm, he found himself in a situation where he needed self-motivation to keep going. Reflecting on his own condition,Continue reading ““Every problem has a solution,” said Tom Hanks”

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Africa, as a continent, should stand firmly for a right to veto UN decisions

Libya, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, and Somalia, these are African countries’ cases where in recent years, if the black continent could’ve been able to veto some of the UN resolutions, things would’ve turned differently. The following text, which in a way points particularly on the weight of Africa in international politics, wasContinue reading “Africa, as a continent, should stand firmly for a right to veto UN decisions”

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Reminder of Africans who sold their brothers to slave traders

We are in November 2011. A recent event in Ivory Coast triggers memories from our ancient and sad past. Back several centuries in African history, black kings sold their brothers and sisters to Arab and European conquerors and particularly slave traders. In exchange, they expected and received futile gains which didn’t  even last long enoughContinue reading “Reminder of Africans who sold their brothers to slave traders”

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