Archive for: December, 2016

Ranking of African Countries by Youth Literacy Rates 2016, Zimbabwe Falls to 9th

Ranking of African Countries by Youth Literacy Rates 2016, Zimbabwe Falls to 9th

Literacy rates among youth (aged 15 to 24) and adults are the test of an educational system, and the overall trend is positive, thanks to the expansion of educational opportunities. Globally, the youth literacy rate increased from 83 per cent to 91 […]

 
 

The Cows Are Coming Home: Diaspora Still Value African Wedding Customs

The Cows Are Coming Home: Diaspora Still Value African Wedding Customs

LSE’s Tendayi Charity Mhende calls for the African diaspora to embrace the symbolism behind the bride price in various African cultures. Cows, gold, iron, money, land, fabric: all these have been handed over by a groom in exchange for a […]