What My State of the Nation Address (SONA) Would Have Sounded Like

Our Great Nation is in distress, the economy is shrinking, people are losing their jobs and livelihoods in-masse, we have seen FDI levels decline, our lenders have no faith in our habitual inconsistent policies, over 90% of our budget goes towards sustaining a bloated cabinet and civil service while we are not making an meaningful investments towards infrastructure and social services, corruption is rampant and we have lost faith in our justice system to curtail this evil. Fellow citizens our problems are many and we all know them. Therefore I propose the following measures

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Change and the Tyranny of the Majority in Africa

The challenge of ochlocracy in emerging democratic societies has remained the “tyranny of the majority”. Under these conditions, the majority encloses thought within a formidable fence where one is free to express self within the generally agreed parameters, but vulnerable to isolation once one goes behind the fence. Over time a spiral of silence develops, minority opinion, thought, and ideas are consistently shrugged off, at the very least .

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