Jomo Kenyatta Quotes
The basis of any independent government is a national language, and we can no longer continue aping our former colonizers... those who feel they cannot do without English can as well pack up and go.
The African is conditioned, by the cultural and social institutions of centuries, to a freedom of which Europe has little conception, and it is not in his nature to accept serfdom forever. He realizes that he must fight unceasingly for his own emancipation; for without this he is doomed to remain the prey of rival imperialisms
Don't be fooled into turning to Communism looking for food.
Some people try deliberately to exploit the colonial hangover for their own purpose, to serve an external force. To us, Communism is as bad as imperialism.
I have no intention of retaliating or looking backwards. We are going to forget the past and look forward to the future.
When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the Land and the Missionaries had the Bible. They taught us how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.
Charles Albert Gobat
Remy de Gourmont
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