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The Market and the Invisible Hand of Coronavirus, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19,  probably has never heard of this invisible hand theory. In fact, scientists say the virus is not even a living thing. Yet, it has become a real invisible hand affecting the market, controlling the forces of demand and supply, skewing them this way and that, rewarding…
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Age, Finally, Got Some (COVID) Respect, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

It is a small step, but the kind of mindfulness and consideration about age displayed by grocery stores and pharmacies must be commended. In spite of the vanities and denials of a youth-glorifying society, it shows that some humanity and care for old age still lies somewhere. In the end,…
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Enoch Adeboye’s Legacy: Redeem STEM?, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

RCCG could produce some of the best scientists and scientific research in the world within its ranks if it so wishes, and the person capable of creating that vision and infrastructure is no less a man than the mathematician who has the intellectual sagacity and organisational skills to expand the…
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Developing Africa: Olúfémi Táíwò and the Project of Modernity, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

A Yoruba proverb says if same-mother siblings enter a room to have a heart-to-heart talk and come out smiling, they have not told each other the truth. This manifesto is the unvarnished truth about the state of our continent and how to remedy the maladies. Africa’s problems are not unique…
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Of Luigi Di Maio and Macron’s ‘Civilisational Problems’, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

The real civilisational problem is the ungodly culture of exploitation that Macron and his elite peers inherited from their ancestors, which continues to impoverish and dehumanise Africans. It’s a vice-like grip on the throats of Africans, just like Dracula, sucking the life blood of the people to nourish the much-advertised…
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Celebrating Africa’s Pink Leadership Wave, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Currently, Africa is experiencing a pink wave of women’s leadership that needs to be celebrated and emulated. Specifically, Ethiopia and Rwanda are positioned to lead the rest of the continent out of the present male-dominated dead-end governance we’ve been saddled with since independence. Half of the Ethiopian cabinet is now…
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When Tough Love Becomes Child Abuse, By Bunmi Fatoye-Matory

Physical, psychological, emotional, and verbal abuse is not tough love, it is a debasement of a growing human being. Raising children can be exhausting, but we cannot resort to brute and emotional cruelty to do the job. Unconditional love is a requirement for parenting. If words and unkindness hurt us…
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