All articles in 'Education'


Books and Authors

Bringing together key issues of gender, economic informality and urban planning in Africa, Kinyanjui...

3rd November 2014
Transcending the Past and Reimagining the Future o...

In many of the nation’s leading universities, Black African professors constitute less than 10% of t...

5th October 2015
A Call for a Holistic Preparation of the Youth

Who are the individuals on our continent operating hands in gloves with vampires from other continen...

28th July 2015
Mauritius and Book - Phobia Culture

I have observed that at any time of the day, bookshops in Singapore are full of people. Singaporeans...

27th February 2012
Kenya’s Education Proposition

Advancement in technology, increased access to information coupled with a change in the learning sty...

1st October 2012
Higher Education: Why Kenyan Universities Lag Behi...

Regrettably, lack of creativity has not been confined to students only; lecturers also share a big c...

23rd July 2012
African Intellectual Activism: A Review

The space for intellectual activism now exists in our democratic culture. Yet we find that much of c...

2nd April 2012
Education in Africa: The Irony

It's not enough to run around demanding to be called Engr, Pharm, Prof, Dr, Nurse, Arch., and all th...

26th March 2012
Africa: Higher Learning Curriculums Need Overhaul...

Today’s university teaching that encourages cramming needs to be urgently overhauled.

14th February 2012
Teacher Strike: A Case of Failed Leadership?

The education, agriculture and Finance sectors have failed completely and yet these are key leading...

12th September 2011
Trade Union Accounts for 42% of Work days Lost

Strikes: Cause of underdevelopment? Photo courtesy                        ...

22nd February 2010
Africa's Human Resource Needs Servicing

For a country or a continent, there is no greater wealth than well-trained human resources.

1st March 2010
Poor Diet: Cause of Africa's Underdevelopment

Our continent is one of the richest in the world- but it lags behind to due underdeveloped brains.

8th March 2010
Why are African Elites Not Delivering?

Africans like the glamour of education but not the strength, determination, problem solving ability,...

15th March 2010
Africa Needs More Women in Science

We must work to overturn the archaic notions that have kept women from the frontiers of discovery.

23rd August 2010
African Scholars: Key to Continental Growth

Timbuktu University, one of Africa's oldest learning centersThe African Scholar, represe...

29th November 2010
Positioning Universities to Transform Africa

If Africa is to play its role on the world stage - it is imperative that we broaden the function of...

7th February 2011
Universal Primary Education: Are Our Children Lear...

Pupils wash hands: will UPE add value to them?  Photo courtesyThe February 18th 2011 Pre...

5th April 2011
Higher Education and the World of Work

Graduands: Are they ready for the world of work? Photo courtesyThe dictionary definition...

25th April 2011
Pan African University Looms

Quality education is imperative if Africa has to generate home-grown solutions to African challenges

13th May 2011
Education: Enslaving or Empowering Africa?

If African countries are to attain real transformation, they must seriously rethink educational budg...

30th May 2011
Hunger in The Horn of Africa: Which Way for the “D...

Why have these Grade A celebrities taken the back seat as starvation ravages our populations? Are th...

29th August 2011
PHDs: Is Higher Learning Helping Africa?

University graduands                       Photo courtesyEconomic empowerment is about o...

6th February 2012
Makerere: A University for the Rich?

Makerere University is a pace setter. If it sneezes, the rest of the academic institutions catch a c...

14th August 2009
Joblessness: Should Universities be Sued?

A frustrated student, Ms Trina Thompson sued her College three months after graduation because she w...

1st September 2009
"Right" Education: Key to Prosperity

We are in the midst of systemic dumbing down. Focus must now be on overhauling the education system...

10th November 2009
Africa's Educational Disaster

Schooling worldwide is stuck in the Henry Ford Model T mass production mode. Critics use the term “s...

16th November 2009
The 'Educated' Slave

Great falsehoods, distortions and omissions concerning the history and culture of Afrikan people hav...

8th February 2010
Despising Kiswahili is East Africa's Undoing

News that the Kenya’s ministry of education declassed Swahili is not welcome at a time East African...

1st February 2010
Forgery in Africa's Military

Almost all armies in Africa are enjoying illegal privileges such as getting bigger hidden budgets th...

18th January 2010
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