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Somalia: ‘African Solution’ or Subjugation?

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:48 pm Article: Somalia: ‘African Solution’ or Subjugation? by Abukar Arman May 13, 2014 One of the most potent intoxicants in Africa today is the canned phrase “African solutions for African problems.” While ‘ASAP’ is an acronym that connotes a timely and efficient result, most if not all, operations that are veiled with the romantic motto, have proven that they are not indigenously conceived, funded, or driven. Since this phrase came into the African lexicon , it has proven no substantive value to the continent or its people. Contrary to what it was originally intended, the phrase has been taken hostage by domestic political sloganeers and foreign elements eager to…