Being Afrikan

Being Afrikan

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Being Afrikan is a book that will change your view of what it is going to take for us to co-create the Afrika we want. It will take a higher level of consciousness in individual human beings to achieve transformation at family, community and national levels. This higher level of consciousness will take us beyond independence to the celebration of our interdependence as human beings: I am, because we are! In Being Afrikan, Mandivamba Rukuni shares with readers the inspirational spiritual journey he took in order to rediscover an ancient wisdom. By revisiting the age-old richness and values of traditional African culture, Rukuni offers a fresh way of looking at the issues facing the African continent today and shines a new lights on the importance of embracing the principles of Unhu-Ubuntu-Botho.
While written for Africans in Afrika, this book is an invaluable tool for anyone who wishes to learn what it means to be in the fullest sense of the word - and the underlying message hold true for all: if you and I are going to be agents of change in the world today, the greatest investment we can make is in knowledge - including understanding how to create more local, indigenous African knowledge for a modern, globalising world.
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  • Electronic book text
  • The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Parklands, South Africa
  • 0143527762
  • 9780143527763

About Mandivamba Rukuni

Professor Mandivamba Rukuni, who holds a PhD in Agriculture from the University of Zimbabwe, has over the decades become an accomplished leadership development practitioner, organisational development strategist, coach and mentor, motivational speaker and believer and implementer of common ground peace initiatives. He is the founder and director of the Wisdom Afrika Leadership Academy (WALA), and founder and trustee of the Barefoot Educational Trust for Afrika (BEAT). He lives in Zimbabwe.
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