It is oft-repeated that Africa is a land of great diversity and untold riches, a continent of immense promise and mind boggling possibilities. Africa also is faced with a long list of issues. Many appear intractable and underscore the narrative for Africa. One dimension of the problem is that we Africans have been far too timid, too compliant, too trusting, too uninterested in our own destinies, far too accommodating of bumbling, ignorant and self-absorbed leaders. Also we are far too scared to call rotten mangoes, coconuts, millet and beans for what they are. Far too scared and timid to stand up for ourselves. Let us unshackle our minds and hands. Let us demand what is right for Africa from our leaders, from ourselves before looking to pretend-friends of Africa. Let us create a new Africa. A Hypothetical Africa. In this Hypothetical Africa, our refrain will be equality and respect for the individual, minorities, the down-trodden, the weak, the sick, the rich, the poor and even the powerful and clean. Hypothetical Africa will be the awakening and invigoration of a disrespected, down-trodden and long comatose giant. It will be Africa the beautiful. Really? Let’s dream on!