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2014/10/28 16:31
2014/10/28 16:31
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A few years ago, an email from Marine Gen. James Mattis began to make its viral way around the Internet. In it, Mattis extolled the importance of reading to gain an understanding of history, taking...
2014/10/28 16:31
2014/10/28 16:31
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2014/10/27 15:31
2014/10/27 15:31
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On October 13, the world woke up to the news that the life of Prof. Ali Mazrui, the eminent intellectual, had come to an end at the age of 81. The Kenyan, also a de facto Ugandan in many ways, had...
2014/10/27 10:30
2014/10/27 10:30
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Some girls are better at the art of conning than even seasoned hustlers like me. I have never seen a dude try to con people through Nigerian scams; you know those emails you get and a chic is like I...
Esther Kampala
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2014/10/25 18:29
2014/10/25 18:29
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THE death of a renowned veteran scholar Prof Ali Mazrui at Binghamton, New York on 12th October 2014 has robbed East Africans and the world at large one of the continental's leading intellectuals. He...
2014/10/24 13:29
2014/10/24 13:29
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Abuja — AT a time when global peace is threatened by conflicts and rumours of wars, National Gallery of Arts has extended hands of friendship to nations of the world, using art as a medium. At the...
2014/10/24 05:30
2014/10/24 05:30
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Nollywood actor, Bob-Manuel Udokwu and Tony Muonagor, popularly called "Tony One Week" have indicated interests to contest the Idemili North Constituency seat in the 2015 Anambra State House of...
2014/10/22 03:50
2014/10/22 03:50
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Chinua Achebe: Power in Writing and Reading Chinua Achebe a world recognized author, poet, storyteller, intellectual and role model has shared for years the power of reading, importance of...
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2014/10/21 21:12
2014/10/21 21:12
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Wandering around bookshops has its dangers. One minute you’re browsing; the next thing you know, you’re locked in for the night. That’s the situation a Texan tourist, David Willis, found himself in...
2014/10/20 06:29
2014/10/20 06:29
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Kenyan-born intellectual, Prof. Ali Mazrui passed away on October 13, 2014. For many, he shaped their understanding of Africa's culture, history and politics through his books and documentaries. The...
2014/10/17 11:29
2014/10/17 11:29
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... of God' presents a highly imaginative and anticipatory power of Achebe's insight to the turbulent trajectory of post-(European)conquest African history and politics. This insight anticipates...
2014/10/17 11:29
2014/10/17 11:29
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Ekwe-Ekwe, Herbert. 'The Achebean Restoration'. Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 48, No. 6, 2013, pp. 698-709. Ekwe-Ekwe, Herbert. African Literature in Defence of History: An essay on...
2014/10/17 11:29
2014/10/17 11:29
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In the conversation between Cheikh Anta Diop and Carlos Moore that I referred to earlier, Diop asks the pertinent question of the age: 'Who can deny that of all peoples, Africans have been the...
2014/10/15 00:50
2014/10/15 00:50
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HBCU’s Must Inspire Next Generation of Bloggers by William Jackson, Edward Waters College Educational Technology The growth of blogging has transitioned beyond the basics of text, there is now...
2014/10/14 10:12
2014/10/14 10:12
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There are many ways to be a writer. Dostoyevsky, Dickens and Wilkie Collins all wrote their novels in serial form for commercial magazines and newspapers. William Burroughs had a private income to...
2014/10/14 07:12
2014/10/14 07:12
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Catherine Johnson, author of Nest of Vipers My book – can I have two? One I think is out of print: Jacqueline Roy’s A Daughter Like Me. I was working in school book stalls around East London when...
2014/10/12 20:50
2014/10/12 20:50
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Where is the “Gap In The Bookshelf” by Wm Jackson, Prof. Edward Waters College The importance of reading and writing can never be diminished, the power of independent thought, imagination and...
2014/10/06 01:02
2014/10/06 01:02
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... we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.” -Chinua Achebe When you think of charitable enterprises, you...
Beirut GPU
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2014/10/04 14:09
2014/10/04 14:09
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In the world of internet forums and personal blogs, TWs are rife. These days a quick Google search for trigger warnings can throw up surprisingly banal results, from a description of a horse’s wound...
2014/10/01 05:34
2014/10/01 05:34
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Akinwande Oluwole “Wole” Soyinka — Nigerian playwright, professor and cultural critic — has been as prolific politically as he has been creatively. In 1986, the Swedish Academy awarded him the Nobel...
2014/09/29 07:29
2014/09/29 07:29
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A grand design for better days runs the thread of Pan-Africanist literature. Pan-Africanism has been up the podium from the outset of the 20th century, chanting down imperialism, propagating cohesion...
2014/10/28 16:31
2014/10/28 16:31
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