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Commentaries on general and topical issues

African Clothes Have Meaning and Significance and not Mundane and Powerless

African Clothes Have Meaning and Significance and not Mundane and Powerless By Maurice N. Amutabi I read Prof. Evan Mwangi’s treatise on old and emergent themes in the American academy with a lot of interest, having been an African scholar … Continue reading

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Tanzania-China Relations go back into the 1950s to the present

Tanzania-China Relations go back into the 1950s to the present By Prof. Maurice N. Amutabi The emergence of China as major industrial giant in the present millennium has provoked tremendous interest and triggered off a sense of apprehension among the … Continue reading

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Senior scholars in Kenya need to invest more in Memoirs

Senior scholars in Kenya need to invest more in Memoirs By Maurice N. Amutabi Autobiographies are becoming a popular genre in the world, and some publishers such as East African Educational Publishers under Henry Chakava are encouraging this. They need … Continue reading

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Mourning Ali Mazrui, Africa’s Leading Public Intellectual and Mega Professor

Mourning Ali Mazrui, Africa’s Leading Public Intellectual and Mega Professor By Maurice N. Amutabi The death of Prof. Ali A Mazrui has robbed Africa one of its priciest and most prominent scholar, thinker and philosopher. He pursued multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary … Continue reading

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Besieged Muamar Gadaffi goes digital and blames Al-Qaeda for his woes

Besieged Muamar Gadaffi goes digital and blames Al-Qaeda for his woes   By Maurice N. Amutabi In one of his many articles few years ago, Kenyan scholar Ali Mazrui had suggested that Egypt and Libya were some of the most … Continue reading

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The rivalry between William Ochieng and Ali Mazrui

The rivalry between William Ochieng and Ali Mazrui   By Maurice Amutabi Some scholars regard William Ochieng and Ali Mazrui as rivals, but I do not think they can be categorized as such. I have always been amused and excited … Continue reading

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The police officers should be allowed to have their degrees

The police officers should be allowed to have their degrees Prof. Maurice Amutabi, Ph.D; Central Washington University, USA. The news that over 2,000 police officers were stopped from pursuing degrees at local universities and colleges through an order of Police … Continue reading

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