Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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...

Commas and Apostrophes: The ‘Uncouth Bacilli’ of the English Language

ACCRA -- In a recent edition of Education Matters, a very popular column in the Daily Graphic, Anis Haffar, a former teacher of English...

Sierra Leone Innovates Nationwide Educational Radio

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Since Ebola ravaged Sierra Leone's population, school closings have led to approximately one million school-aged children without classrooms since July...

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...

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...

Surprise Opposition To The Common Core In The U.S.

The Common Core--a program that should level the U.S. educational playing field, which is now marred by widespread inequality--is under surprise attack by many U.S. parents.

The State Of African Literature In US Ivy League

The US Ivy League university Yale recently ran a search for a professor of 20th-and-21st-century literature. Upon reviewing the applications, Professor Wai Chee Dimock, a...

Racial Inequality In UK Higher Education

While western countries all over the world preach about human rights violations happening in the Middle East, an increasing number of studies are demonstrating...
anti ivy league, no ivy league

African Student Accepted Into All US Elite Schools, Chooses None

This past fall, Kwame Patrice Sankara, a Ghanian secondary school student, applied to all the US ivy league post-secondary schools, including Columbia, Harvard, Yale,...

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.