Dr Ali Mazrui is dead. The good doctor who had been unwell died in the US earlier today and shall be flow back home to be buried in his beloved continent.
Daktari who was born in Mombasa, Kenya was an academic, professor, and political writer on African and Islamic studies and North-South relations. He was a very important thinker on Africa and its place in the world. His series of ground breaking documentaries “The Africans,” filmed in the 1970s, explained why the continent is how it is. You can view some of the content when you search The Africans Ali Mazrui on Youtube. You can also start the journey of the discussion on the first one here.
RIP in peace. Bwana Mazrui. Our condolences to your family and friends.