I needed proof that God existed. I received this proof from the swing of a baseball bat.
While walking home from work on November 10, 1996 I was assaulted. That initial blow resulted in a severe head injury, and when I awoke from a fifteen day coma, I was in essence a newborn.
My Invisible Disability is the recollection I have of rehabilitation from head in
Africa’s healthcare crises is well documented, even if not always accurately. What is undeniable is that millions of Africans are dying - from HIV/AIDs, tuberculosis, malaria and other illnesses - some of them easily preventable.
Dr Akukwe examines the healthcare policies on Africa’s major diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, showing how t
There are many analyses of Africa’s developmental challenges, most cloaked in fashionable buzzwords, semantics, grand theories and media-friendly mellifluous phrases. Dr Chinua Akukwe goes beyond the rhetoric to pose a simple question: what can be done?
With policymakers and general readers in mind, he discusses and proffers solutions to a number of current co
Since the final collapse of Somalia’s repressive regime in 1991, Somalia has presented the world not only with the most profound case of state collapse witnessed in modern times but also with one of the most intriguing cases of political fragmentation, armed conflicts, lawlessness and statelessness. Inevitably the last 20 years of statelessness and chaos has lef
The monograph advances a sociological, political and politico-economic theoretic argument for African unity. The conceptual system is based on the philosophy of polyrhythmicity. The methods and techniques of the argument are drawn from the logic of polyrhythmics where conflicts in cultural differences as revealed in Africa’s diversity are viewed as strength and
The modern works on African philosophy have not been integrated and fully connected to Africa’s antiquity in order to provide a foundational unity for further intellectual refinement. The philosophical dimensions of humanism, Nkrumah’s concept of categorial conversion, African concepts of duality, polarity, unity, continual creation and democratic ideals m
The year is 2012. The global conflict that first manifested itself in the attack on the twin towers and broadened and deepened with the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq has continued through the first decade of the new millennium and beyond, bringing with it ever increasing hatred and misery. A broken backed Britain battered by global economic collapse and seemingly
Amid the smouldering tension of impending civil war, Pete Gutter Ogwu and his wife Teresa are forced to flee their home in western Nigeria, leaving behind a young son and their housemaid. Adopted by Madam Cash, Femi grows up to be an idealistic socialist writer, convinced that he is destined for greatness. Bimbo, the result of a fetish union between Ogwu and a local m
“The impressive advances of information and communication technologies (ICT) in some Asian countries have led some people to proclaim a fundamental change in the world economy. It is essential still to study the experience of developing countries thoroughly and critically. The authors and editors have made an admirable contribution to make such an evaluation and
(With a Foreword by Samir Amin)
Wealth and money, which are meant to be sources of human happiness and facilitators of good social relations has instead become a monstrosity beyond human control. The unbridled quest to make money and accumulate wealth as well as assign social signification on the basis of the outcome of individuals’ efforts in