This open access book presents a strong philosophical, theoretical and practical argument for the mainstreaming of indigenous knowledge in curricula development, and in teaching and learning across the African continent. Since the dawn of political independence in Africa, there has been an ongoing search for the kind of education that will create a class of … Continue reading Book Release: Indigenous Knowledge and Education in Africa.
Indigenous Vegetable Production and the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Africa: Reality, Prospects, and Challenges in Rwanda Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, Nathan Kanuma Taremwa, Olivier Mugwaneza, Nambajimana Djamali Abstract In many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, indigenous vegetables have added important nutritional value to the diets of locals for hundreds of years. Women, who are traditionally in … Continue reading Africa’s Indigenous Vegetables, Nutrition and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women
New academic article publication in the journal, Indigenous Knowledge: Other Ways of Knowing. Indigenous Beverage Production and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Rwanda Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, Vedaste Ndungutse, Salomon Nshimyimana Abstract Across sub-Saharan Africa, indigenous non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are produced from locally available materials such as cereals, fresh milk, fruits, and vegetables. Women are … Continue reading Indigenous Beverage Production and Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Rwanda
Attended by all African Presidents or their representatives, the recently held triennial Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was considered a success by participants. China extended a credit line of $60billion to Africa, in addition to already existing facilities, while president after president read speeches on the necessity and benefits of China’s relationship with the continent. … Continue reading China-Africa Cooperation and the Voice of the Masses
That Moment. I dream of it every night. By day, it plagues my thoughts and torments my mind. Dreaming of that Moment comes in different versions; in one, I am rescued by my late great-grandfather, in another, it is by the President of Nigeria, and yet in another, I find myself running inside a bush … Continue reading Being Me, Leah Sharibu
I was recently interviewed by Tudor Tarlev of ExperimentQ. ExperimentQ is interested in the kind of education gained outside of the restrictive classroom wall, and what it can achieve in the life of an individual. Tudor asked deep and insightful questions, he got me thinking through, and articulating certain fundamental convictions of mine. I … Continue reading Interview with Experiment Q