With humility that belied his global stature, his laugh came easily, and his generous storytelling taught lessons that his students grew into for many years after he shared them.
How African knowledge systems can be incorporated into higher education.
Compared to other politicians who tend to be indirect and evasive, Nkrumah was direct, explicit and assertive.
The British Honours system and its link to empire is outdated and inappropriate, it must change.
New technology means museums can return items to their countries of origin while still representing those cultures in fair, interesting ways.
The book depicts how Onkgopotse Tiro’s time at Turfloop amounted to a revolutionising political script for generations to come.
Robert Mugabe's years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
South Africa's universities are detached from society because of a waning public and civic sector that once fueled the anti-apartheid struggle. Here's what can be done.
It's time race equality was practised in the academy, not just preached.
Modern western science must be stripped of the epistemological and methodological privileges it enjoys.
Text books are being rewritten and the history of caste in India questioned as 'decolonisation' has become the rhetoric of militant nationalism.
A new federal program aims to reduce diesel-dependency in remote Indigenous communities. But are these communities able to do this on their own terms?
There is no inherent tension between Islam and democratic values. Like any use of religion in politics, the application of Sharia as law depends on who is using it – and why.
The Greek body - white, muscular, masculine and middle class - dominated as an ideal type. This dominance continues today.
In the past few decades, there's been more critique of global knowledge inequalities and the global North's dominance.
If South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill is accepted as is, it will be detrimental to academic content production.
African universities were key actors in developing post-colonial and decolonised societies.
A decolonising curriculum would consider ways in which writers negotiate linguistic, literary and cultural legacies of the colonial era.
Sarah Baartman’s name can be elevated to the highest point of the University of Cape Town’s campus, but if her legacy isn’t built into each classroom and interaction the honour is hollow.
The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.