#13, AfricaThere is a statement, “Africa is a country” used to satirize “Western” preconceptions about Africa. With billions of people, thousands of ethnicities, several colonial histories and varied post-independence struggles, the continent is spoken of as a single plane that is beset by bad leadership, unending poverty, and the odd scenery.
#9, FoodThere is a certain way of perpetuating the discourse of Food: relishing a meal while predetermining the next. This might be the subliminal rationale behind the Prequel Issue to the Food Issue, the culinary delight of hors d’oeuvre.
This philosophy might as well promote gluttony, one of the seven deadly sins, but Temitayo Olofilua’s piece pointedly asserts this behaviour as popular during the ghastly military era that beleaguered Nigeria a republic ago.