Sunday, February 25, 2018

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...

The African Prophetic Tradition & The Fight For Liberty

There is not one honest person in Africa who is not overcome by Righteous Indignation in the spirit of the African Prophetic Tradition about...

Good Pidgin Speakers Do Not ‘Bomb’ Exams

In my research, and from my experience as a speaker, I found that the average pidgin speaker (if he knew his pidgin well enough not to say ‘you dey resemble your father’, instead of ‘you dey gyee your poppee’) was an accomplished language user who was usually fluent in English.

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...

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.

Ashesi University – Blackface U.S. College Corporatism Reaches African Shores

Some 4,600 years ago, the beacon of African science, the ancient Egyptian polymath, Imhotep, wrote, “Life is a race between Civilization and Barbarism.” In...

Legon Third Class as Good as First Class from Other Universities – Prof Aryeetey

ACCRA -- To begin with, a third class from any university is not a particularly remarkable accomplishment, except where the numerical value of the...

Free Education In Ogun: The Untold Story

Under the Daniel administration, pupils were paying for all manner of things such as file jacket, ID card, school prospectus, students dossier, etc., which the Amosun government has abolished.

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...

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...