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This is the second part of Henry Mutebe’s piece. Enjoy!

“They don’t work because their parents cannot give them money. They work because it is a value that has been embedded in them from childhood. Once a student finishes high school, he takes on a part time job and saves money for use in the university or for travels. Few European parents will buy their child a ticket to come to Africa as a tourist. The child will have to work and save for such luxuries.

In those economies, if you want some money from your parents, you borrow and pay back. Nothing comes free. They teach you to live independently. Attending a University or having a degree is nothing new. You are not the first or the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune