Africa my pride!
Land of the Lion…

Africa my light!
Land of the Nile river…

Africa my dream!
Land of the Kalahari…

Africa my song!
Land of the Quasa drum…

Africa my hope!
Land of Mqobothi beer…

Africa my joy!
Land of the Lagoon city…

Africa my love!
Land of Suya skewers…

For Africa
With Love

Notes: This poem is a sequel to Viva Africa. But here, the poet seems to be excited on his identity.

Study Question:

Explain the use of Personification in the poem.

By Oke Iroegbu

Finance Graduate, Bibliophile and Bard of Ovim, his hometown. Read more at

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