Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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...
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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,...

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...

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...

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...