In the beginning;
A few years ago, the greater Sudan used to be a country of conflict. Since 1956, they have always been in a civil war having peace for only a period of 10 years between 1972 to 1983 after which, another civil war begun. The end of the war saw the breaking of Sudan into two countries, Republic of Sudan and the new country South Sudan coming to birth in 2011. Just 3 yrs ago. After this, Kenya as a neighbour thought it was all over. The international community saw light at the end of the tunnel and UN saw a free country. Well, there is the ICC issue where Albashir, the president of Sudan is wanted for crimes against humanity but that’s another thing.
They say that Africa is the next big economy but the truth is, most of us Africans don’t know that yet or even what it means in the first place. We live in countries with vast opportunities we don’t exploit. Minerals, fertile lands, man power, good climate but we still wallow in the light of massive corruption, mismanagement & escapism. We keep planning & that’s almost all we do. Plan & plan & plaaannnn….. Until before we know it, whatever project we were to do stalled a long time ago & the funds that were to be used gone & forgotten. And that’s why am skeptical of the latest aquifer discovered in my beloved country Kenya. Read the rest of this entry