Saturday, June 23, 2018
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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

Public Response: Ashesi University, College Corporatism, and African Futures

Since its publication, Ms. Akosua Abeka's essay “Ashesi University—Blackface U.S. College Corporatism Reaches African Shores” has received much public and private debate. Some readers shed...

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...

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...