The greatest failure in Africa is that despite our education, our minds have not been liberated. Yes, if education is the liberation of the mind, our tethered affinity to norms and dogmas has shown that we are packing certificates but our minds remain lost in the past. From Nigeria to South Africa to Kenya, Africa has failed to rise.
When your kinsman steals, it is your tribe’s turn and he must not be prosecuted. So, criminality is looked at from the lens of tribalism making it difficult for objectivity. You can never get a cryolite until you crack the shells of the periwinkle. This world has many bad people!
What we are seeing in South Africa is very unfortunate. But before you think the Westerners are better, I want to remind you what happened under President Trump and how the supposedly civilized people became thugs on national TVs. The only difference was they had the “right” to cause problems as if they were Africans or Mexicans, blood would have filled the streets of Washington DC.
Then, football happened in London and three African Europeans missed penalties, denying England the rise to the ascension. Just like that, murals were defaced.
People, this world is the same and humans are really funny. But South Africa is redefining how low we can go! The protests MUST stop.
— Dudu Zuma-Sambudla (@DZumaSambudla) July 9, 2021
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