Africa's universities supposedly became more independent after the early 1990s. But it appears they haven't achieved much more than cosmetic autonomy from political interference.
African academics are steeped in European knowledge systems and ways of teaching. There is a galaxy of African scholarship they can draw from to change this - if they're brave enough.
Professors help students question their beliefs and assumptions. How should they build the trust?
Academia suffers from a stunning lack of diversity. Only 6% of academics in higher education are black. What are some of the experiences of black faculty?