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The Preeminence Of African Science

AFRICANGLOBE - An animal bone, with markings used for counting, discovered in South Africa is estimated to be more than 35,000 years old. Another bone, the Ishango Bone, found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, not only has markings for counting, but also prime numbers which indicate it was used for calculating. It is 10,000 years old.

Africa Builds Better Business Schools

As Africa's business schools strive for global standards, they will need to deepen local and international ties. With the world's sights increasingly set on opportunities...

Africa: Improved Access to ICT Can Boost the Continent

Improved access to the internet and other information and communication technology (ICT) can help Africa to meet its social and economic goals, says South...

Three Ways to Save Black Boys: Part 1

Whenever someone thinks they have few bullet points of supreme wisdom that can save the world, sane people instantly roll their eyes. The insanely...

Building a Vibrant Economy: Rwanda’s Vision and Strategy

Recognizing this reality, Rwanda's leadership aims to make Rwanda a middle-income country by 2020. Vision 2020 boldly states what Rwanda can achieve by unleashing...

12 Reasons Why Africans Are Poor, Miserable And Pitiable (I)

AFRICANGLOBE - Why are Africans, whether at home or in the Diaspora, poor, miserable, pitiable and terribly underdeveloped compared to other races? I told you last week that I am by no means an empirical researcher but a man who makes his claims based on observation; in short, I am an observational researcher. And from my observational research, I can say that the number one reason is that we do not read. Simple. There is no genetic factor responsible for this simple but important fact. We have not recognised the importance of reading and have therefore not sought to cultivate this skill in our community. Our adults do not read much and so their children do not grow up to become avid readers and searchers for knowledge.