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Africa Must Produce or Perish

Africa Must Produce or Perish

Philip Emeagwali

Imagine that it is May 25, 2063, the 100th anniversary of Africa Day, a day for reflecting on Africa’s successes and failures. The newspaper headline announces, “Last Remaining Oilfield in West Africa’s American Territory Dries Up.”

The article continues: “The last patch of rainforest will soon be empty land scarred by oil pipelines, pumping stations, and natural gas refineries. Wholesale pollution will be the environmental legacy for future generations.

Constructing Our History Consciously

Constructing Our History Consciously

Rahel Kassahun, Ph.D.

In the late eighteenth century, the German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Fredrich Hegel (1770-1831) introduced the world to a new method of analyzing history, known as philosophic history. This method of inquiry into history emphasizes thoughts and ideas over events and actions.


Set the Intention

Set the Intention

When we launched Africa Unbound three months ago, I knew that we were embarking on a journey with a serious purpose and meaningful contribution; I did not know, however, how our mission would be received. I am so grateful and humbled by the response that we have been receiving and the enthusiasm that is building around Africa Unbound. Your comments and offers to support the development of this forum have encouraged us and added fuel to our passion, and we look forward to serving you in greater ways.

Offering Your Gift to the World

Offering Your Gift to the World

Rahel Kassahun

In her warm and soothing voice, Sobonfu Somé urges us to remember what we have forgotten. She prays that we may realize what we are here on this planet to achieve. We need to start with a prayer, she says; otherwise, we may wander throughout our days without knowing our purpose and ultimately waste our life.

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Ajayi Olutayo

Ajayi Olutayo

11. October, 2012 |

People like you are needed on this continent to take us to where we should be. Keep it up man!

Marcus Edibogi Akor

Marcus Edibogi Akor

11. October, 2012 |

Thanks for this powerful article. I am very glad I read it. Keep up your great work and remain Blessed Law!

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