We are all �Makwerekwere�!

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I can’t believe that many years later, we are dealing with hate for one another as Africans. What happened in South Africa is a tip of an iceberg. It’s a reflection of the problems black Africans have with each other. We live in an Africa, where people gauge each other basis of complexion – (how light, or dark), how poor or rich, or their nationality or creed.

Even with our painful history, we have allowed ourselves to be shallow and empty. We have allowed ourselves to be pawns of the West and to hate our own people to the extent that we can kill each other. It’s a shame. 

We can’t blame apartheid, colonialism or racism. This barbarism is architect of black people’s issues and their hate for fellow blacks. We can’t blame anyone. To do so, would be intellectually patronizing blacks. It would be assuming that by mere fact of being black some of our people are so dull that they can’t reason for themselves. 

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