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Education in Africa

Image Source: Clay Jar How many of us Africans, know the statistics of what is plaguing education in Africa? The more I learn, the more I realize that I am one of the privileged few who do not belong to the following statistics: Education participation rates in many African countries are low and schools often lack [...]

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You Lazy (Intellectual) African Scum!

Courtesy of : http://mindofmalaka.wordpress.com/2012/01/18/you-lazy-intellectual-african-scum/ Posted on January 18, 2012 | 473 Comments They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished.In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly any [...]

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Welcome to our brand new WAAW Blog. Here, we hope to build a community of African women discussing issues about Africa. What happens to an African girls education when she gets married at an early age? What factors contribute to helping teenage mothers return to school and succeed? Is female circumcision still in practice today [...]

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