Ethiopia was colonised!

We kept the imperialists at bay, but it wasn’t enough. By Mastewal Taddese Like many African countries that were colonised by the British, Ethiopia’s educational system strongly privileges the English language. I learnt this first hand going through school in the capital Addis Ababa. Along with my classmates across the vast country, I was taught in my … Continue reading Ethiopia was colonised!

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We need to escape enslavement to the past by using that past to open up the future!

The discourse of African philosophy is indirectly and historically linked to the demise of European hegemony (colonialism and neocolonialism) and is aimed at fulfilling/completing this demise. It is a reflective and critical effort to rethink the indigenized African situation beyond the confines of Eurocentric concepts and categories. Serequeberhan (1994)

Ordinary Language Philosophy; A Tool for Understanding Human Society..by Gbenga Fasiku (2008)

Ordinary Language Philosophy; A Tool for Understanding Human Society..by Gbenga Fasiku (2008) *************************** One of the peculiar and essential features that distinguish human beings from other species of beings that exist in the universe is language. ‘Language is the product of a well-engineered biological instinct’. It is through it that human beings ‘can shape events … Continue reading Ordinary Language Philosophy; A Tool for Understanding Human Society..by Gbenga Fasiku (2008)