Chikezie Uzuegbunam

Chikezie Uzuegbunam is a PhD scholar at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Before his temporary relocation to South Africa, he was a lecturer at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Nigeria. A published academic and a lover of travel, his research papers have appeared in reputable journals and books including those published by leading academic publishers like Routledge (Taylor and Francis), Intellect and Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In September 2017, he was named one of 100 Brightest Young Minds in Africa, 2017.


Art or Artist: The Predatory Culture


The deliberating manner in which the predatory culture is calculatively conducted these days is to say the least about how survivors and women are increasingly under the constant harm of sexual misconduct. Our ambitions and our agencies are misplaced within the struggle for justice even when we do decide to speak up about our experiences […]

Remembering Nelson Mandela when he said – No water no peace


The late Former First President of a Democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela said water sector has made good progress in co-operation towards that objective. “We are here together under one roof, the biggest free-standing structure in Africa, promoting stakeholder dialogue and co-operation,” Mandela added. Noting further ne said nobody expects us to be in agreement on […]

The world cannot afford a war with Iran


Imagine a situation where China is the new superpower, having surpassed the United States in both economic and military power. Then imagine that China were to demand that the US must abandon its missile program, break links with its regional allies, and give up its nuclear program. The consequences of not doing so are either […]


South Africa gears up to enter a brave new world of...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is right when he says that to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment South Africa will need to...


The Fourth Industrial Revolution: a path to prosperity for Africa

Right now, we’re at a critical tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential...


Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...