...When specifically viewed with Africa’s history in mind, administrative corruption, thought rampant across Africa today is an alien culture. Pre-colonial Africa, for the most part, was founded on strong ethical values sometimes packaged in spiritual terms, but with the end result of ensuring social justice and compliance. Colonialism introduced systemic corruption on a grand scale … Continue reading Origins Of Corruption In Africa
During a recent visit to Nigeria, I had a midnight experience on a lonely road, which left a strong impression on me about the Nigerian police. Late one evening, I found myself compelled to travel from the city of Enugu to my hometown in south eastern part of Nigeria. On a good day, the journey … Continue reading A Midnight Experience With The Nigerian Police
The superlative performance of South Africa’s Ndlovu Youth Choir at the America Got Talent show was met with excitement from both the audience and the wider viewing community. The talent, energy and effort that went into the making of the choir could be gleaned the moment it came on stage. A judge, Simon Cowell, put … Continue reading America Got Talent, Ndlovu Youth Choir And Africa’s Poverty Narrative
I am happy to be more frequently writing short essays and articles on Africa again. I got dragged out of my inertia by the editor of Pan African Review and it has been a delight to more regularly put my thoughts on paper. I have already published four articles on Pan African Review, which can … Continue reading Pan African Review Articles
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