Month: May 2015

Africa – Image in the mirror

Africa, what do you see in the mirror? A reflection of your true self or an image that fails to capture and reveal who you really are?

To many outsiders, Africa invokes scenes of utter desolation, backwardness, calamity, and human sufferings. A continent torn by senseless and endless wars, arid landscapes under the scorching sun, people fleeing poverty and persecution, helpless and nameless victims waiting to be saved, a place rife with corruption, chaos and laziness, are images of Africa that are deeply ingrained in the world’s consciousness. [Read more]