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CASSAVA – Serving All Masters! BUT At What Pay Package?

This is the plight of cassava! Serving all masters but receiving pittances in the form of wages. Enough for subsistence but never enough to save for a rainy day. Enough to satisfy current wants but never thought of as a form of long-term investment. But like any other plight, there is a remedy! Cassava can get her rightful place in the world if and only if Africans begin to invest in the transformation of the crop both for longterm domestic consumption and for foreign markets. If foreign markets will not eat eba or drink garri, they will certainly need starch, ethanol, paper. adhesives, corrugated boards, gums, wallpaper,  textile, wood furniture, particle board, biofuels, dusting powders, drugs, plastic, packaging, stain remover, and moisture sequester, which are all produced from cassava.

Buhari’s Historic Victory: The Real Dawn of Nigerian Democracy?

From 1999, records have it that Nigeria has been a democracy, unfortunately, the reality of most Nigerians say otherwise. The problem has been leadership. Buhari has a huge challenge, will he be the one to finally make Nigerians experience and share in the dividends of a true democracy?

Africa: Quo Vadis?

I wake up every morning and look at Africa in general and my Country Cameroon in particular and the questions always come up: Africa: Where are you going? What has […]

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