Monthly Archives: May 2016

21. Open letter to Rt. Honourable Members, 5th Parliament, Tanzania (edited since 2014)

Dear Sirs/Mesdames, Firstly, many congratulations on your election/appointment to the 5th Parliament, Tanzania. It must be a great honour to sit in such an august body. I do understand that you are a people of experience and integrity and that … Continue reading

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A Question of Balance

If we take a balance of self-interest on one side and community responsibility on the other I believe the scale would tip in favour of self-interest in the developing world. Is this because of the more recent history of poverty … Continue reading

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A Retro Open Letter to Madiba

Dear Sir; We watched your funeral recently with awe and admiration. Even through your trials as a prisoner and your various family squabbles throughout your life you were a man destined to rise above this world of petty belligerence and … Continue reading

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The African Dimension (Extension 4)

Consciousness, having evolved over millions of years of life and death struggle, and moreover because of that struggle, was not designed for self-examination. It was designed for survival and reproduction. Conscious thought is driven by emotion; to the purpose of … Continue reading

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The African Dimension (Extension 3)

Earlier, I discussed some of the underlying bases of corruption in Africa. Yes, corruption affects 66-75% of global communities but Africa seems the most corrupt despite being the least able to sustain it. Once corruption becomes entrenched, its negative effects … Continue reading

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The African Dimension (Extension 2)

My last two posts have been pretty disparaging about the people of Africa. Of course, generalisations are faulty by their very nature. The exception will always disprove the rule. When we look at the news coming out of any region … Continue reading

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