Most people know that Africa is a continent rich in minerals and indeed has been exploited for them for centuries. However, few people, including theorists in the Anglo-American and Continental traditions, are aware of what this part of the world has to contribute intellectually. At a highly abstract level, theories of social justice are usefully characterised according to where moral status is located. Although a community, specifically understood here as the combined relationships of identity and solidarity. To begin to see some of the respects in which African political thought has been relational, consider these remarks about sub-Saharan values and norms from theorists who are from places as diverse as South Africa, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya and Nigerian African societies, immorality is the word or deed which undermines fellowship. The conclusion that Africans are persistently in search of harmony in all spheres of life is pertinently true of African thought.