“In ?Africa?, we have think tanks...they are tanks, they don't think,” he stated at a public lecture in Accra Friday.
In his view, Africans must begin to take themselves seriously in order to be taken serious by the West.
“We must change our state of mental development if ??Africa? will realize it's full potential. We have been pregnant with hope for too long. Pregnancy must end.
“It is time to deliver. And we are the midwives. ??Africa? likes new things and we don't have the staying power. “Today in ?Africa?, we hang the goat thieves and elect the big thieves into office,” he fumed.