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Thought for the Week!

“It is not our diversity which divides us; it is not our ethnicity, or religion or culture that divides us. Since we have achieved our freedom, there can only be one division amongst us: between those who cherish democracy and … Continue reading

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African Wisdom!

Whoever wants all…. tells the rest to be contented! ~Ugandan

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African Wisdom!

If people do not like themselves, you should not tell them to like you! ~Mamprussi I shall be away for next week….Leaving in the morning…back next Sunday evening… See you Monday, 9th May.  

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Tea Cups…..

A student asked Suzuki Roshi why the Japanese make their teacups so thin and delicate that they break easily. “It’s not that they’re too delicate,” he answered, “but that you don’t know how to handle them. You must adjust yourself … Continue reading

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African Wisdom!

They catch an ox by its horns, they catch a man by his words. ~Tsonga

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The Sun and the Cave!

One day the sun and a cave struck up a conversation. The sun had trouble understanding what “dark” and “dank” meant and the cave didn’t quite get the hang of “light and clear” so they decided to change places. The … Continue reading

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African Wisdom!

Advice is a stranger; if he’s welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day. – Swahili Proverb  

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