Africa Owns Time

Others keep time, but Africans own time—the African time. This is why Black people have a tendency to be late to programs or functions. Tardiness seems to be in our Black genes. Unpunctuality has almost become the trademark of all Africans—whether on the continent or in the Diaspora. Even among Christians, lateness has been converted into a ubiquitous spiritual gift. Let Africa remember that, those who disrespect time are severely punished by life. For life is made up of time.—Samuel Koranteng-Pipim

(For more, read my short piece titled “Africa Has Time” on the link below:

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