A crash course in changing the world.
I was sitting with a group of friends today, from all over Africa, and a debate began when somone mentioned that we were suffering becasue of the past.
May I say this; that satement is not false. In fact it is based on historic fact but that is the probelm, HISTORY! As Africans we are always so eager to blame colonisation and slavery for our plight but is it not time we stop blaming people and find solutions to move forward? So many people believe that because it was the west…Continue
Added by Lindokuhle Njozela on March 12, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Sitting at the table, enjoying a glass of wine while I sit with my family of 10 at a table. We are a multiracial family as most of my kids are adopted. They tell stories of their days at school while I share stories of people's struggles and their abilitie to rise above. My wife prepared the meal for us and it is smoked chicken in a bed of brown rice with vegetables on the side. The meal comes pre-packaged and all she did was heat it in the oven. It is relatively common then for meals of big…Continue
Added by Lindokuhle Njozela on March 12, 2010 at 10:17am — No Comments
Africa is one of the, if not the, most poverty striken continents in the world. South Africa, Africa's largest economy, is no different. Some cities here are bubbling metropolitan places that hide the reality behind a visage of tourism agendas. Travel to the edegs of these metros and a new world awaits. One that is the defenition of poverty and HIV/AIDS and death. The children there have nothing to eat although their parents travel to the city everyday to earn a meager wage. They go to…Continue
Added by Lindokuhle Njozela on March 10, 2010 at 7:42pm — No Comments
Added by Lindokuhle Njozela on March 10, 2010 at 7:36pm — No Comments