Dr Chikezie Uzuegbunam

Chikezie Uzuegbunam holds a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Before his temporary relocation to South Africa, he was a lecturer at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Nigeria. A published academic and a lover of travel, he writes commentaries and op-eds on issues that are close to his heart including, but not limited to, toxic masculinity, social media use, young people’s use of technology, wellbeing and lifestyle.  He was named one of 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa in 2017 and was a 2019 fellow of Oxford Media Policy Institute at Oxford University, United Kingdom.

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Our souls too must be fed!


 

Attending a Catholic primary school, we were encouraged from that age already to partake in Holy Mass during the week as well. It was instilled in us that just as what we do during the week comes from our Sunday celebration, so too what we do during the week must lead up to our Sunday […]

A crises within a crises


 

The United States, currently the world’s epicentre of the deadly Coronavirus, with over 100 000 deaths to date, has been plunged into a “crisis within a crisis”. The alleged murder of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer in the city of Minneapolis has changed the picture of the “most powerful country […]

Reopening of schools lacking in good faith


 

The reaction of the various stakeholders in education to the reopening of schools on Monday 01 June leaves much to be desired and seems to be lacking in good faith. Since the announcement of schools reopening, the reactions have been largely negative, contrarian and not solution-oriented. With schools closed more than two months ago, the […]

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EDUCATION

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ECONOMICS

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