The West has consistently survived on good public relations, seemingly with good intentions; foreign aid, donations to refugee camps and a host of other seemingly good political and humanitarian gestures. But the agenda of the Berlin Conference, 100 years later is still intact, divide, conquer and get as much wealth as possible while Africans fight wars and the world watches.
The fancy jargon surrounding the current foodie movement makes it seem as if current trends such as veganism and paleo diets are new discoveries. But the phrase ‘African vegan’ is not an oxymoron. Pre-colonial Africans did, in fact, rely predominantly on a plant-based diet.
Consent is the basis for any sexual interaction and should include all necessary information for parties to make an informed decision. It only stands that if equality is for all then every person, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, should be held to similar standards.