“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell Day 15: Respected dignitaries, Men, and women of honor, and my dearest countrymen, It is with a heavy heart I am standing before you to humbly ask where we have gone wrong? Africa is filled with … Continue reading An Address To African Leaders
"Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating"—John Wooden Day 14: The crazy thing about being a role model is that it's not even deliberate. You just go about being the best at what you do and doing what's best for you and you will never know the number of minds that … Continue reading Five Africans, Past & Present Who Inspire Me
Blogging is all about sharing stories, and stories help shape the world we live in.— Ria's Haven Day 13: It's amazing how the internet has evolved. 10 years ago, If you had told someone you were a blogger you would have gotten a good laugh from them before they hit you with "Are you crazy?", … Continue reading Blogging in Africa
Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people. But stories can also repair that broken dignity. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Day 12: This prompt reminds me so much about one of Chimamanda … Continue reading The Africa I Never Read About.
If I ever got a letter from home, this is what it would look like. Day 11: Dear Ria, It sounds funny calling you Ria but we heard that is what you said people should start calling you from now on, don't ask us who we heard it from? I and your father miss you … Continue reading A Letter From Home
Before I go further, I would like to state clearly that I am not an expert in the telecommunications field. What I am about to put down is solely my opinion backed with facts but still open for constructive criticism. I would also be writing from the perspective of my country, Nigeria. Day 10: The … Continue reading The Internet In Africa: Affordability, Availability & Accountability.