If we were honest with ourselves, we would see Africa as a rich patchwork of identities, each with different requirements for development. If we continue to see Africans as all the same, we destroy the cultures which constitute its diverse and rich history to the detriment of sustainable development. Africans need to have this conversation.
If Africans wish to democratise, they need to acknowledge local units of power in a federalist arrangement that recognises autonomy and limited self-determination within a unified political entity capable of achieving a viable economy of scale. - by Justin SteynRead More