All articles in 'Education'


Kenya High Schools: Reversing the Quota System in...

We cannot continue applying Quota-System in High School admission and expect to eradicate negative e...

17th January 2014
Education and Morality: Vision for a New Africa

While education is the first step out of poverty, morality and integrity are the engines which make...

1st April 2014
Education: Why Mother Tongue Must Be Embraced

Rather than look at our mother tongues as a problem, we need to view them as a great resource in the...

14th April 2014
The Demise of the Education System in South Africa

The system is broken and needs more than just a “band aid” to put it right. There is a need to go ba...

9th June 2014
Overhauling National Public Policies on Public Lib...

There can be no Education for All, let alone quality education, or attainment of the Millenium Devel...

15th September 2014
Quality Education Key to Progress

We cannot blame the operators or the end user students but the Ministry of Education which is tasked...

15th February 2015
What Ails Educated Africans?

As an ever learning student with appetite for statistics, I came to an ageless conclusion: ‘thank Go...

7th October 2014
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
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
Books and Authors

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

3rd November 2014
What Aileth the University of Ibadan?

Education should add collateral content and bolster one's self worth and confidence in order to addr...

3rd March 2015
Zambia: The Battle for Language of Instruction in...

Educationalists have discovered that learning in mother tongue can bring about many educational achi...

2nd June 2015
Role of Oral Folklore in National Development

The African history we are hearing is mainly steered around the slave trade and European domination,...

30th December 2014
Taking Education to the Center of Africa’s Economi...

Until we all became voices for Africa’s political elite to take education to the centre of economic...

13th December 2015
Universities: Incubating Innovation in Africa

Until there is a radical rapture of the chains of using the same methods in resolving new problems t...

4th May 2015
Trade Union Accounts for 42% of Work days Lost

Strikes: Cause of underdevelopment? Photo courtesy                        ...

22nd February 2010
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
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
PHDs: Is Higher Learning Helping Africa?

University graduands                       Photo courtesyEconomic empowerment is about o...

6th February 2012
Africa: Higher Learning Curriculums Need Overhaul...

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

14th February 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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