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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Silencing of guns in Africa remains a pipe dream


 

The African Union set itself a goal of silencing guns on the continent by 2020 but has failed to achieve that goal dismally. Guns are still blazing in the DRC, CAR, Libya, S. Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Nigeria. Instead, there is potential of new wars coming on board in […]

On the tools of colonial conquest


 

In his book, Guns, Germs, and Steel (GGS), Jared Diamond notes that conquest instruments are guns, germs, and steel. Guns were used in the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879, where King Cetshwayo faced the British army. Even though the Zulu Nation won the Isandlwana battle, it lost the war because of guns. Cetshwayo was deposed and […]

Zionist Israel: 73 years of Apartheid occupation and oppression of Palestine


 

The global release of the B’Tselem Human Rights report that Israel is an Apartheid state hellbent on oppression, injustice and war crimes against Palestinians should be an eye-opener to the new Biden administration the US, the EU and all Zionist Israel’s allies. Over the past 73 years, since the unjust formation of the Zionist State […]

INNOVATION

Church and the fourth industrial revolution

As a young boy who was raised in the Lutheran Church, one of the things I had to contend with was the determination of...

EDUCATION

Striking similarities between Nelson Chamisa’s MDA-A party and Robert Kyagulanyi’s NUP...

Ugandans are going to the polls preparing to choose a new president for the country today. The choice is between long-serving President Yoweri Museveni...

ECONOMICS

Money isn’t the most powerful motivator

Most companies have unique methods for motivating people. When it’s done right this delivers an energised workforce, inspires progress and pushes teams to excel....