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Transform the mind, and you transform the individual and society

I espouse such precepts that transformation of an individual is but transformation of society. Such transformation, which is in vogue among those engaged in political and economic deliberations, is becoming a distinguishing characteristic in institutions, organisations and governments seeking with unrelenting effort to reflect the multifarious societies in which they exist and represent. These are […]

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Can we trust the West, IMF, World Bank, etc?

According to John Perkins in his book, “Confessions of an Economic Hitman”, the United States of America, “funnels money from the World Bank, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and other foreign ‘aid’ organisations into the coffers of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the planet’s natural resources.” […]

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The root of most corruption in Africa

Africa’s history has been history of suffering and the struggle for liberation and independence. The overarching problem with Africa’s struggle for liberation and independence from colonial and imperialist rule and exploitation has been centered on political liberation, without any emphasis on economic liberation. African countries gained their independence from colonial rule many moons ago; but […]

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Economics – what utter rubbish!

“EVERY man is rich or poor according to the degree in which he can afford to enjoy the necessaries, conveniences, and amusements of human life.” Adam Smith (1776) It would perhaps be most appropriate before I examine the uselessness and irrelevance, under certain circumstances, of the science that economics is purported to be — to […]

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The flawed nature of humans

“Judgment of our friends ought to be suspected when they are in favour of ourselves” – Rene Descartes (1659 – 1650) We are as humans, endowed with the abundance of prejudice; and which like reason is by nature equally distributed among all of us; it however manifest in varying degrees. None of us can with […]