Banking on Africa’s Future (“BOAF”) – Construction of Capital

Mandela was born some 99 years ago, and at his advanced age, he never knew why truly his life is celebrated against a backdrop of a divided and unequal society whose 24 years of democratic experience may have touched positively on so few of its citizens contrary to expectations. It is important that we attempt to locate the quest for human progress and prosperity in the framework of ideas that capture human imagination and not powerful men and women we often look up to as instruments to reduce the frontiers…

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Banking on Africa’s Future – the nature and design of civil government.

It is never late for us to engage in serious conversations about the nature and design of civil government and why it may be justifiable for citizens to rebel against governors in the interests of self preservation. As we look back on the experiences of post-colonial civil administrations, we are compelled to discover the foundation of the governors’ authority to command and the duty of subjects to obey. Where tyranny begins government ends for is governors derive their authority and power from the people and if the purpose of government…

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