My Conversation With a Stranger

Mukudzei Venancio Chinaka Zimbabwe             *Based on a true story* Very seldom do the words of a complete stranger resonate with me. A nameless face, a beautiful stranger impacted my view on how We, the youth of this great continent, can take charge of our futures and move Africa forward. I'll be the first to admit that I'm fairly stubborn and it usually takes more time, a few well thought out points and sneaky comments to convince me of anything! So when this stranger, lets call her R, asked me if I planned on returning home after completing my studies, I said "only if there were sufficient opportunities in my field". An answer which was met with a combination of disgust and what seemed like pity, for I would miss out on the chance to be part of something bigger than myself! 

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