In the final years of his life – and with his poor health beginning to slow him down – Ochieng persisted in his love for teaching.
The growing defence of South Africa's beleaguered constitutional democracy is bolstered by African thinker Mahmood Mamdani's latest book.
Nigerians, as well as other Africans, need to actively work to decolonise social arrangements created by the British.
Villagers from a community in South Africa's Eastern Cape fought to be consulted and for the power to consent to mining their land.
South Africa, following its peaceful transition, occupied the moral high ground and could influence the agenda of intergovernmental bodies like the United Nations. Not anymore.