Equating capitalism with colonialism, Africa’s nationalist leaders rejected it and adopted socialism in the 1960s. Foreign companies were nationalized, a string of state-owned enterprises was established and a plethora of state controls on rent, prices, imports, and foreign exchange were …Continue reading
Western-style multi-party democracy is possible but not suitable for Africa.
There are two forms of democracy. Democratic decisions can be taken by majority vote, which is the Western form. It has the advantage of being transparent, fast and efficient. But …Continue reading
Along with Frederick Douglass, the most famous slave in history was probably Olaudah Equiano. Equiano was an Igbo, though there was no way for him to know that until his own Middle Passage. As an African ethnonym, the word Igbo …Continue reading
It is important going into this article to specify how the success mentioned in the title is measured. Success is typically seen as a fulfillment of a function, but if Socialism as a system is measured in this way, then …Continue reading
At a highly stimulating event held by the African Student For Liberty (ASFL) to mark Nigeria’s independence anniversary, students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) gathered at the school’s Faculty of Arts to learn about ideas of liberty and to …Continue reading
A young Nigerian, credited for building the world’s first gaming robot, has just become the highest paid in the field of Robotic engineering.
Silas Adekunle achieved this feat after signing a new deal with the world’s reputable software manufacturer, Apple …Continue reading
South Africa’s highest court has legalised the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court’s ruling that found …Continue reading