President Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara would have turned 70 on the 21st of December 2019. At the tender age of 37, however, he was felled by bullets from soldiers loyal to his best friend, Blaise Campaore. Thomas Sankara’s passion was Africa’s advancement; his experimental field was Burkina Faso. What President Sankara wanted to see in … Continue reading President Thomas Sankara: A 70th Birthday Tribute
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.
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
Mama held on to her daughter. Tears ran down her cheeks and her chin before forming a small puddle on her daughter’s shoulder. Tears trickled down her daughter’s back when Mama lifted her up her feet, set her down, disengaged her tight hold and stared into her face. She repeated her action a second time, … Continue reading Let Boko Haram come back and see