Forty years later, the world celebrates Janani Luwum.
Some desperate changes are needed at the African Union for the continental body to face the future.
I can get with someone from Cameroon or Ivory Coast because they speak French but not a Nigerian or a Ghanaian.” I agreed with Alexi.
Being a fluent English speaker who also communicated with her parents in her mother tongue, I tended to slip between languages without thinking about it.
It didn’t help when I went to their houses and the family would purposely speak in their language to exclude me, which reminded me that I wasn’t one of them.
It was for this reason that I began to look for like-minded guys who were also from my own culture, guys I could relate to. I know my family would be pleased if I brought home a Congolese man, but what if I do so to my own detriment? Love blinds common sense.” The idea of retiring in a country totally unfamiliar to me is quite daunting and something I know would take a lot of discussion with my future partner, if he happened to have a different country of origin.
” I overheard a woman I did not know ask in a language I only vaguely understand.