Fate finally smiled on Africa and assembled seven great minds under a vision that would revolutionise the world. Then they found the bag of diamonds.
This is NOT a story about poverty.
This is a story about genius and opportunity, and a radical new vision that just might be the solution to world poverty.
An unapologetic portrait of contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa, sometimes stark and grim, sometimes idyllic, sometimes old and irredeemably corrupt, sometimes young and idealistic. But always suffused with that electric vibrancy that has become an African trademark.
Alang is poor and struggling to fit into university life. But he is gifted with a strange power to influence people.
Eddy is rich and tops the University's social ladder. But his intelligence keeps steering him towards deeper and more fulfilling pursuits.
Adeline and Cecile are intelligent and exceptionally pretty. But where one is open, impulsive and vivacious, the other is delicate, refined and disarmingly down-to-earth. And there's Eddy thinking he can just date them both, without consequences.
Ike is angry and frustrated. His single-mother cannot afford to send him to university and his 16year old girlfriend is pregnant. Then one night three men hire his taxi. By the next morning, he is sitting alone in the taxi with half a million in dollar bills and diamonds. And a dead man.