All posts tagged "Education"

  • The Joy of Growing Up

    Growing up in Africa is so much fun. The vast majority of African kids enjoy an interesting childhood littered with wild dreams and aspirations that could swing from one end of the spectrum to the other with...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Forlorn Education

    Nearly two decades ago when the all-so-wonderful Government of Uganda was introducing Universal Primary Education (UPE) it seemed apparent that the days of illiteracy and a massive young unlearned population were coming to an end. The four-children-study-free...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • True Leadership (Day 7)

    While some people insist that leaders are born not made, there are others who argue that you can be born a half wit of a human but turn out to become the greatest leader there ever lived....

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Adolescent Dilemma (Day 6)

    When in school, there are several taboos that you are told about every day you step into the classroom. You are told to never talk back to a teacher, you are taught to never come late to...

    • Posted August 16, 2016
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  • Scholarly Rebellion (Day 5)

    It is not very African to ask questions. In fact, stories are told of children who asked their parents questions and lost entire limbs in the ensuing beat down. Generally the moment you leave your mother’s womb...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
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