Saturday, June 24, 2017

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...

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...

The Struggle to Restore African Epistemology – Imhotep vs. Socrates

A frog does not jump backwards. - Zambian Proverb. By the turn of the new century in 1700, the theory of African knowledge, especially with...
Ireti, Comic Republic

Nigerian Comic Books

LAGOS -- In 2013, founder Jide Martin started Comic Republic in Lagos to fill a gaping void of superhero stories featuring African characters. In his...

Education By the E-book in Kenya

Kenya's Bridge International Academy employs a standardized teaching model that requires instructors to read lessons from E-books. How the use of technology will impact the classroom is a growing concern in this digital age.

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...

Ashesi University – The Vicissitudes of a Foreign Liberal Arts Education in Ghana

Imhotep of Kemet, probably one of the most revered students of African history, once wrote: Success corrupts, usefulness exalts. Millennia later, Sidi Yahya of...

University of Ghana vs. Ashesi University – The State of Higher Education in Ghana

A frog does not jump backwards. Twa Omanye Aba.   “Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity.” ― Frantz Fanon,...

Writing is no more Writhing: The Books we read in 2015

What book are you reading? This used to be a reliable chat up line for college and university boys who lived in the ‘residential’...