Takwa Suifon

Ochieng's critical analysis of poverty and the way we perceive it have ignited some deep thoughts in me. Africans must take this debate everywhere and must start reversing the false trend we have institutionalised in the name of poverty alleviation. Just see how we have condemned ourselves to perpetual enslavement even by accepting the fact that what we should do is just alleviate poverty! As Ochieng says, eradication (a word strongly opposed by the beneficiaries of our poverty) would deliber...read more