'Africa is one continent, one nation and one people,'
KWAME NKRUMAH, GHANAIAN INDEPENDENCE LEADER AND PRESIDENT
'And politicians will be judged, not on the basis of what party they belong to, or how many pages of letters they can write, but on the basis of how they're able to touch the lives of the people they profess to serve,'
ATIKU ABUBAKAR, NIGERIAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE
'Our view is that Africa's regional efforts at integration are actually gathering steam,'
BENEDICT ORAMAH, PRESIDENT OF AFRICAN EXPORT-IMPORT BANK
'My name, my origins, my background and my experiences are what leveraged my success. The angle of the immigrant, through which I examined the reality in France, distinguished me,'
GAD ELMALEH, MOROCCAN-FRENCH COMEDIAN
'Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who fear the truth,'
WOLE SOYINKA, NIGERIAN PLAYWRIGHT
'We don't grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges,'
TIWA SAVAGE, NIGERIAN POP MUSICIAN
'The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any,'
ALICE WALKER, AFRICAN-AMERICAN NOVELIST
'Failing is just when you're not ready to fight. I am ready to fight;