Africa is yet to unshackle herself from the culture of dictatorship, civil conflicts, corruption and finger-pointing.
As dictatorships fade away slowly but painfully Africans must work to hasten the process and encourage democracy at all levels of society.
Corruption rears its ugly head in all countries and has created few african oligarchs and more impoverished citizens.
The poverty has fuelled the long standing religious, racial and political tensions that turn into all out wars.
Africa has achieved a lot but all that can be reversed if governments and general citizenry do not exercise caution on African issues