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The African Union summit always brings along a few interesting stories and catchy news articles. Some the highlights were President Robert Mugabe’s donation to the African Union Foundation.

I was having a discussion about the growth of “Made in (insert African country name)”, let’s call it “Made by Africa”, products and how it is nice to see so many of them being promoted on social media, get traction in all parts of the world. 

I have been thinking a lot about interconnectedness. Be it with language or culture and everything else.

How great does it feel to be back online? Pretty good, right? Well, I have been taking the few days we spent without connectivity to really question about our dependence on technology but also what technology brings to us.

As Africa was celebrating Africa Day, the day that the Organization of African Unity was established, I found myself thinking about what this truly means.

There is an over quoted quote from US President Franklin D. Roosevelt which goes like this “the only thing we should fear is fear itself”. 

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