Afropessimism is an important issue for all Africans as well as for anyone interested in African development and socio-cultural analysis. Although there are bits and pieces and research works on Afropessimism, none has as yet brought it all together in a coherent way. When we decided to undertake this examination of Afropessimism, there is more than one perspective on this phenomenon. In fact, there seem to be at ‘Western construct’. In contradistinction to this, Views 3, 4 and 5 see Afropessimism same way; nor do they conceptualise the ‘solution’ to Afropessimism in the same way.