Take a look at how rich Africa is with regards to her mineral resources. How can a continent this rich have third world nations?
I will tell you.
There have been too much focus on trading away mineral resources, accepting finished goods from foreigners and having no regard for our human resources!
Children and grown persons that would have developed African nations have been used as rituals, cut in their prime by ethnic and religious crisis or frustrated/limited in their potentials with politicians playing politics with the provision of basic infrastructure like good roads, stable electricity, etc.
The African political class go for vacations and medical tourism abroad but do not know that it took certain leaders to have the systems of the nations they visit produce quality services, infrastructure and lift the lives of her citizens, residents and visitors.
Africa, when will we snap out of this backward mindset of bragging about the good life we enjoy out of our nations while our abodes are far from the reality we scamper out for?
When will our sons and daughters learn to bring these 'rulers' to their responsibilities and stop being okay with the crumbs they give them to shout down those who raise their voices as alternatives to a blight reality?
When will we realize that it will take us truly investing in and supporting our own to lift us all away from the third world toga?
The beauty of Africa is in the dreams in the hearts of Africans, the competence in the hands of Africans and the strategy in the heads of Africans God positioned to lift Africa.
It is high time we start seeing these ones thrive because when they thrive, Africa thrives. It is high time for rulers to take a chill from the ruin their politics and politricks have been reeking on their nations, states and councils. It is high time they reach out and work with those who carry the true progress of the nations of this continent at heart.
Rise and raise Africans for Africa to Rise.
I am Asuquotes
The I AM's PAQ
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