Saturday, December 14, 2019

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...

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...

What Is An Education?

True education is the education that teaches you to teach yourself, and inspires you with the desire to do that. To achieve that, you need...

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...

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.

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...

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,...

Fire Teachers if they are Not Happy with their Salaries – Annan

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) threatened a strike effective Monday, March 18 2013, if four major grievances were not addressed by the government.
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...

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...