I make my interns and mentees wash cars – here’s why.

(Featured image, courtesy Kwalimwar) As a leader in my organisation – well, as a leader in general, I am passionate about mentorship and passing on what I know to others in generations that follow mine. I think it is tragic that so many people, older than me, retire or pass away, with information and experience …

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SMART TOILET? GOD, NO.

Hello. I am all for gadgets – everyone knows I am crazy about getting the latest of everything. I never thought I might draw the line somewhere but HERE I draw the line. Smart Toilets? No, sir. Suddenly google knows when I take a dump and the quality of it? So that I have an …

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Can youth speak for themselves?

Are youth capable of leading Africa out of trouble? I recently heard President Olusegun Obasanjo, formerly of Nigeria speak of a letter that he received from a 27 year old young lady (given his advanced age, he called her a girl, and to him she must be), wherein she wrote of her concerns as a …

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