Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The More Educated Than His Ancestor (The Metha): A Plague in Africa

NTOABOMA—Across our dear continent, more people now boast of formal “education.” From one degree to the next, the man with the longest array of...

Reading is The Building Block of Prodigious Nations: Our Future Lies in Reading and...

It was the indefatigable Jamaican reggae legend who persuasively said in his Redemption song: “Emancipate ourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free...

Deliver Us, Oh Allah, From the Sea of Anencephalus Homunculus Intellectuals (A.H.I.s)

Homunculi are human alright: legs, arms, chest, abdomen and yes of course, a head. But they aren’t quite fully formed. They are humans who,...
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The Politics of Girl Child Education

BAMAKO—The recent documentary We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World is the latest plea from the west to meddle...

In The Land of Smart Africans

We tell ourselves over and over: Africans, we are smart people. How many days go by before you hear some African person tell another...

Why African American Men Should Teach Too

In my travels, I have met several African American men who have confessed to me their troubles in finding work. By no account are...

Doctor Who? Honorary Doctorates and Opportunistic Foreign Universities

ACCRA -- Last week, the Ghana Academy of Executive Doctors (GAED) issued a statement in the newspapers, warning Ghanaians about foreign universities that are...

Reclaiming the Authentic African Education in Science and Technology

ACCRA -- The present educational system in Africa is a direct clone or sometimes a derivative of the colonial educational system imposed by the...

Schools Without Purpose

The question that many people ask today is: why are there so many students graduating with degrees and without jobs? Why are so few...

The Brutalized Minds

They were brilliant young minds, many full of naivety and childish idealism. Back home in Africa, they had studied deep into the night, many...