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The Most Cosmopolitan African Is The Illiterate Villager. Seriously

The Most Cosmopolitan African Is The Illiterate Villager. Seriously

You might imagine that a university or college education would give you a broader, more cosmopolitan worldview; that the more educated you are, the less parochial you would become. The data suggests otherwise.

Is The Term ‘Peasant’ Derogatory? What A Word Can Tell Us About A Country’s Political Imagination

Is The Term ‘Peasant’ Derogatory? What A Word Can Tell Us About A Country’s Political Imagination

I find the word ‘peasant’ to describe a rural subsistence farmer very jarring, yet my Ugandan friends use it quite casually. What’s going on?

‘Penalised’ In Primary, Privileged In University: East Africa Education Spending

‘Penalised’ In Primary, Privileged In University: East Africa Education Spending

The inequity in resource allocation is clearer when you consider that it is just a tiny minority of people who make it to higher levels of education in the first place.

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