'Africa needs a new generation of responsible leaders who will be willing to place the public good before self-interest,'
RUSSEL BOTMAN, LATE STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY VICE-CHANCELLOR AND ACTIVIST
'Even the lion, the king of the forest, protects himself against flies,'
'Think about what your country [Yemen] has come to from separation, fighting, and killing. Think of the common good rather than personal interests, and renounce sectarianism and fragmentation,'
ABIY AHMED, PRIME MINISTER OF ETHIOPIA
'I consider myself a great African patriot fighting, not for the liberation of Kenya alone, but for East Africa and the rest of the continent,'
DEDAN KIMATHI, KENYAN LIBERATION FIGHTER
'Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can,'
ARTHUR ASHE, THE ONLY AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO WIN THE MEN'S SINGLES TITLE AT WIMBLEDON
'I believe that the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are, truly being who you are,'
'We as black people have to tell our own stories. We have to document our history. When we allow someone else to document our history the history becomes twisted and we get written out,'
ERYKAH BADU, AFRICAN-AMERICAN SINGER AND MUSICIAN
'If you dare to struggle, you dare to win. If you...