Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the 19th Wole Soyinka Lecture scheduled to take place at The Forum Auditorium, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield on 3rd June, 2016 by 11.00am. Kamanzi, who is the Rwandan ambassador to Nigeria, will be speaking on “Democracy, Good Governance and Development in ... Read More
Towards the strengthening of democracy and good governance in Africa, the 19th Wole Soyinka Annual Lecture is themed: Democracy, Good Governance and Development in Africa - The Need for Effective and Visionary Leadership.
The lecture billed for Friday June 3rd 2016 will be holding at The Forum Auditorium of the ... Read More
"And gradually they're beginning to recognize the fact that there's nothing more secure than a democratic, accountable, and participatory form of government. But it's sunk in only theoretically, it has not yet sunk in completely in practical terms."
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“Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.”
Power of books & writing:
“And gradually they’re beginning to recognize the fact that there’s nothing more secure than a democratic, accountable, and participatory form of government. But it’s sunk in only theoretically, it has not yet sunk in completely in practical terms.”
Democracy & Nigeria:
“My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.”