From slavery to colonialism and school rules: a history of myths about black hair

One of the first dilemmas that black people face is whether to let strangers touch their hair – and under what circumstances. Thomas Mukoya/Reuters Hlonipha Mokoena, University of the Witwatersrand“Your hair feels like pubic hair.” That was one of the first insults that someone hurled at my hair. She was a junior at my school. She...
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Why all children must learn code

Coding can enhance children’s creativity and their understanding of mathematics. wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock Bitange Ndemo, University of NairobiAcross the world, the conversion of information into a digital format – also called “digitalisation” – has increased productivity in the public and private sectors. As a resul...
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African Languages

Africa is a wоndеrful соntіnеnt, blessed wіth rісh nаturаl resources. Different communities speak a wіdе vаrіеtу оf lаnguаgеѕ, that рlауѕ a mаjоr role in thеіr lives, аnd tends tо mаkе іt easier to іdеntіfу thеm wherever thеу аrе рrеѕеnt аmоng реорlе оf dіffеrеnt сulturеѕ. All thеѕе dіffеrеnt lаnguаgеѕ аrе attached to сulturеѕ thаt tеll thе world w...
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How to handle unemployment rate in Africa

When you talk of unemployment the first nation that comes in perspective is the African continent. Yes, it is a big challenge that needs to be addressed at all costs. Some of the main causes of high unemployment rate include The rural-urban migration Inadequate innovation skills Corruption Poor governance High population rate However, with the help...
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What is it about westernization on the African culture?

 Truth be told, the African culture is completely eroded due to westernization. The fact that new thing looks better and modern makes the African culture lose its meaning. However, the good side of it is that its preservation, on the other hand, earns the country's foreign exchange which also builds the economy. The way of life of people is so...
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