'I am only here because I disagree with the political leadership of this country and in particular President Museveni. But my spirit is confident, Your Honour, because I am here, not because I have stolen public funds or I have killed somebody. I am glad that I am here because I am fighting for them, for you, Your Honour, for everybody in this country. I am here protesting against unfair taxation and against injustice,'
BOBI WINE, PERSECUTED UGANDAN POLITICIAN AND POP STAR
'I am a big fan of the ongoing mergers and acquisitions because it is better for banks to operate in large entities in asset value than small ones,'
JOSHUA OIGARA, CEO, KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK
'A military takeover is not the appropriate response to the challenges facing Sudan and the aspirations of its people,'
MOUSSA FAKI, AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION CHAIRPERSON
'My election offers a counter-narrative to the bigotry in the world. This is a land of immigrants and most come here for
ILHAN OMAR, SOMALI-AMERICAN POLITICIAN
'I do believe as women we are a lot stronger than what we give ourselves credit for. There's nothing I can't handle,'
TIWA SAVAGE, NIGERIAN-BRITISH NAIJA BEATS STAR
'The economic opportunities we see right now in Africa are tremendous, with enormous potential to grow. We must not see African nations as recipients of our charity, but...