Wole Soyinka: how to detoxify young minds from indoctrination

With Africa’s campuses beset by religious zealotry, Wole Soyinka suggests universities provide a year of materialist induction to free students of dogma and extremism December 22, 2016 By Wole Soyinka Source: Rex A few years ago, I had reached the stage of despair over the deterioration of the university system in my own country, Nigeria, under successive regimes of both civilian and military orders. Even the basic, campus social life had broken down, a condition that I tried to summarise in

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Mohamed’s Story of Hell on Earth in Libya

This is the moving story of Mohamed, a Cameroonian, about his 3-year journey through North Africa in his attempt to reach Europe. It’s a story of ordeal and suffering and encounters with death, which made the young man to finally decide to return home. “I left Cameroon back in 2013 to find work elsewhere. I spent a year and a half in Algeria and then six more months in Morocco. After they repatriated me to Mauritania, I went back to

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Deputy Minister of Health Inspects New Ambulances Been Procured by Ghana Government in Germany

The Deputy Minister of Health, Hon. Tina Gifty Mensah is currently in Germany to inspect some ambulances been procured by the government for the EGhana Ambulance Services. The deputy minister’s visit is in line with the much talked about of the former government’s incompetence and the absence of value for money considerations in the procurement of makeshift or improvised ambulances for use in Ghana.Many of those Ambulance after expert scrutiny falls short of the international standards and thus their frequent

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LADIES LOCKED UP IN A ROOM FAR AWAY IN THE A GULF STATE CALLS FOR HELP

  Young ladies purported to be Ghanaians of origin and victims of trafficking have made a distress call on Ghanaian authorities to come their rescue. A video going viral this morning has in it about 20 or more young ladies and a leader speaking to the phone camera and had it recorded. The message sent across was a call on authorities in both Ghanaian embassy in the Gulf State and those in Ghana to swiftly response to their call else

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INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM DAY SUCCESSFULLY CELEBRATED AT KPONG

  Today marks an international awareness day of people living with albinism. This special day could not go by, without people living with albinism joining the bandwagon in Ghana. Ghana Association of Persons with Albinism(GAPA) fruitfully organized a celebration of the international day at Kpong in the Eastern Region of Ghana.The theme for this year’s celebration is” Advancing  with Renewed Hope” Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that cause the skin,hair,or eyes to have little or no color.

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Fired FBI director testifies before U. S senate intelligence committee.

News of the firing of the former FBI director Mr. James Comey was received with shock and disbelief both in U. S and the world at large. This happened amidst the U. S -Russia inquiry on the election manipulation. This sudden development got sceptics of the Trump led government wondering if really Russia meddled in the last general election held in the country. It was in the heat of the mass call for probe into the allegations that,a unilateral decision

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RURAL SMILE FOUNDATION DONATES SANITARY PADS TO SCHOOL GIRLS.

Rural Smile Foundation ;a newly established NGO headquartered in Ejura town and in the Ashanti Region of Ghana  has brought a sigh of relief to  girls in one school.As part of its first and official intervention after coming into being,the organization donated an appreciable number of sanitary pads to girls in a selected school and seeks to soon scale it to other schools in the municipality especially those in the most deprived areas. The beneficiary school Haramain Sharafain Islamic Basic

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