Blog entries from: Emergent Africa

Inspired by George Ayittey's book 'Africa Unchained'.

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September 14 2014

From Emergent Africa Sun Sep 14 2014, 01:15:00

Brian Peterson writing in Think Africa:

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From Emergent Africa Sun Sep 14 2014, 00:54:00

A member of the diaspora, Dr Mosoka Fallah returns to join the fight against an epidemic.The NYTimes reports:

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September 13 2014

From Emergent Africa Sat Sep 13 2014, 21:25:00

From the Mancala family of board games.Angola Rising reports:

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September 12 2014



September 11 2014

From Emergent Africa Thu Sep 11 2014, 23:20:00

Nigerians have truly taken leave of their senses. Ebenezer Obadare writing in Premium Times:

As an observer of African Pentecostalism in general and the dynamics of mega-churches in Nigeria specifically, I am no stranger to the outrageous and the bizarre. But even for me, the absurdity on display here is simply stunning. First, the content of what pastor is pawning here as a one-on-one between himself and God is a basic negation of one of the essential properties of the Christian God, i.e. his omniscience. The God Adeboye is reporting here is not just utterly capricious; he is also cack-handed. After initially resolving to bless a chosen cohort for a ten-year period, he seems, in the strangest manner, to have had a change of mind. This time, he will only lavish his special blessings on ...

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From Emergent Africa Thu Sep 11 2014, 22:48:00

Is Manufacturing "Cool" Again?

Strengthening science and engineering research through the RISE initiative

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From Emergent Africa Thu Sep 11 2014, 21:31:00

Building bridges:

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From Emergent Africa Thu Sep 11 2014, 19:51:00

From fractals to astronomy another examination at the intersection of indigenous cultures and science .A paper in the International Journal of Innovative Technology and Research by Alamu.F.O, Aworinde H.O. and  Isharufe W. I:

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September 9 2014

From Emergent Africa Tue Sep 9 2014, 16:43:00

Zeke Turner reports on the pioneering work of Okwui Enwezor in the WSJ:

Next year, the Nigerian-born curator and writer will become the first African director of the Venice Biennale, where he'll continue his career-long project of challenging the status quo

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September 8 2014

From Emergent Africa Mon Sep 8 2014, 23:37:00

Chika Ezeanya in conversation with Afrimind:

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