Archive | 2007

Whither University?

Last month a group of academics from Tanzanian, Kenyan and Ugandan universities met to discuss and reflect on the state of academia in our countries. What is the state of our universities? Are they still the sites of generating knowledge? Do academics still pursue truth? Are our universities still the symbols of nationalism that they […]

Writing Nervous

by Brian Chikwava One can argue that great literary works are rarely about good sentences or syntax. Given a good literary mind, these are insignificances that will normally sort themselves out. More often than not, it is the pulse of the mind behind a piece of work that either turns it into a shoddy bundle […]