It is with immense joy and a great sense of pride that African students released the maiden edition of Mind Opener to the beautiful people of Malaysia today. They hope that this magazine will be a beacon of light illuminating the continent and people of Africa. The launching was officiated by the Deputy chief Minister of Sarawak and Nigeria Ambassador to Malaysia with Mr. Anthony Claret, the organizing Chairman and president of African Students Association
Although, the magazine focuses on issues in the continent, they also hope that Malaysians will be enlightened and entertained through reading it.
The cover story is The African Man. The articles cover diverse subjects ranging from the nature of the African Man to how INTI College Sarawak prepares students to face the challenges of the future. For IT junkies, an article on the new and dynamic blue tooth technology is included. Some articles touch on the strength of women while others provide a window on the diverse views of people in the world around us.
Investors and entrepreneurs are not left out in this age of outsourcing. We have prepared an article on the African market and its potential as well as a guide for investors and entrepreneurs thinking of joining the 'African Gold Rush'. We leave you with a touch of Africa. Among the high points are interviews with Managing Director of INTI College Sarawak and the Nigerian ambassador to Malaysia.
So from the mountain tops of Cameroon to the River Nile in Egypt, We bring you greetings especially for this festive period. After the launching the magazine, the African students flaunt their ability and creativity in singing, dancing, acting and playing traditional musical instrument whilst appreciating and absorbing the cultural diversity exhibited.
The international students who come from all corners of the world recognize that despite their differences they are still united as a human race. These was a true success. it inspired an exploration of African cultures through music, dance and storytelling which was a process of learning, growing and creating a unity in diversity