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By Vidura Dasa ACBSP

In Nairobi, many moons ago, Kenya was hosting the annual meeting of the African Union where the heads of state of all countries in Africa gather. We happened to have recently received a container of Bhagavatams and Gitas cleared through customs. I went to the Kenyatta Conference Centre and tried my luck at getting in. If you think Western politicians are paranoid about security you should see these African ‘Boss Men’ and their ever nervous heavy dudes. Somehow, in dhoti, ku

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Leadership

When Alexandra the Great lead his men through the Gedrosian Desert, the loss of life was colossal. He sent phalanxes of his army in search of water. After many hours they came back with just enough to fill a helmet. The parched army handed over the precious liquid to their commander. He clasped the helmet in both hands and to the dismay of his troops, poured its contents onto the sand. Alexandra proclaimed, “ If the men don’t drink, then I don’t drink”. This selfless act forever forged an impene

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Leaders lead from the front

Recently I saw a campaign poster of a prominent political party “ Together we can do more”. The next day I noticed it had been vandalized ( or rather revised), currently, the billboard reads “ Together we can do more….. CRIME”. This got me thinking of things I trust more than the government. A black mamba with a “cuddle me” sign. Nigerian tap water, an email from the European lottery congratulating me on becoming a billionaire (please supply us banking details) and finally a prostate exam by Cap

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