Ben Okri on "The Spirit of Africa's people"

I call Africans entrepreneurs of the everyday. Operating in an environment of risk breeds ingenuity. My favorite quote from today touches on that way of thinking:

"The African spirit is fundamentally a creative one. It is an aspect of ourselves I don’t think we have fully grasped. We tend to use it negatively: in crises, in difficulties, on the very edges of necessity. But this creativity of the African spirit, used proactively, in sport, in culture, in business, in education, will be the beginning of the African transformation." - Ben Okri

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