Announcing the Michael Noto Ngoe Competition

Events unfolding in our society today prompt that we assert ourselves in any manner we possibly can so as not to sink below the weight of the civil turbulence that slouches upon us. In light of this necessity, the Noto-Agatha Foundation and its partners deem it necessary to honour the achievements of the late educator, Mr Michael Noto Ngoe of Bafaka Balue through a prize-awarding competition in the following categories: Essay writing (on policy, economic planning and development, education, culture/history, or any creative writing piece) Business idea development (in agriculture, information and communication technology, mining/engineering or finance) The best essay … Continue reading Announcing the Michael Noto Ngoe Competition

The Endless Journey of a Bantu Slave

O Zanzibar of Oman crib! When beyond the Kenyan heights your horns did holler Its roar redeemed, from my weary limbs, A glimpse of the fears of a Bantu slave. That hence from rivers of the pristine littoral, Washed by a stately splash of Majestic Atlantic, I set to bask in the sun beams of green Africa, Your iron and steel gagged my move to redeem. Letters, amidst a cry from Nubia, spring from Timbuktu Spare, O Zanzibar, this remnant of a rainbow! For once, along the Limpopo, it graced my mother’s neck. Her beads, from old Ibadan, through the … Continue reading The Endless Journey of a Bantu Slave