What is a philosophy?
Philosophy is the theory that one has about how to live or deal with a particular situation. Or A set of beliefs of the people in given country
SOCIALISM; refers to economic and political theory of social organization meaning production , distribution and exchange owned and regulated by the community as a whole
African socialism was a term used by the late JomoKenyatta and the late Joseph mboya to describe the philosophy that kenya would adopt to achieve economic and political development
African socialism was adopted in 1965 when the late Jomokenyatta and Joseph Mboya came up with the sessional paper no.10of 1965.
African socialism was based on the following values
Sharing of national resources for example;
- Land resources such as agriculture
Gem stones Diatomite
- Fishing in lakes and mining in Rivers
3 .Natural forests
- What do we obtain from our forests?
SAY NO TO____
The philosophy of African socialism was be guide economic development through;
(a)Attraction of foreign business in the country and providing free environment for them to business
(b)Provision of a free and enabling environment in the country for kenyans to conduct business
The government being involve in doing business in order to provide essential services by setting up parastatals for example Kenya ports authority
Examples of Parastatals
Allow formation of many political parties, giving them freedom to choose and belong to any political party
- A national philosophy is _____
- African socialism was adopted as a national philosophy in the year?
- African socialism was the idea of ________and _________
- It was adopted to achieve _____,____and __
1.Is a set of beliefs of the people of a given country
3.The late Jomokenyatta and Joseph Mboya
4.(I) sharing (ii)generosity (iii) selflessness