Besieged

Mohamedarif Suleman – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Taking a ride back home yesterday in a cab, I happened to interact with a very concerned driver whose sentiments were, well more or less, common knowledge, but radiated intense frustration and tiredness.  As we snaked through…

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Dollar Chasers

Mohamedarif Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) The famous scientist Albert Einstein once said “Too many of us look at Americans as dollar chasers.  This is a cruel libel even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves”.  If he was alive today, he…

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Leadership 101 – Part 1

By Mohamedarif M Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya)  For any group, sect or organisation to prosper, the presence of a leadership with acumen and aptitude is prerequisite.  When looking at the numbers after a day’s bell on a busy trading floor, the person most significantly credited…

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Empty Idealism

By Mohamedarif M Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya) The most tragic element that surrounds the human species today – in behaviour and in creed is what could be termed as empty idealism.  The want to be someone, one is not.  Or more relevantly, the paying of…

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Our Aspirations

By Mohamedarif M Suleman – (Nairobi, Kenya) A century ago, when the now over-100,000 Khojas began their journey in what was to later become a model of organization and a systematic approach to meeting the needs of the community at large, little did the…

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