Mental Health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), “is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life,...
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In the 20th century, a great educator, Paulo Freire, made a profound statement, one that points to the source of most human inequalities and injustice. He said “the greatest problem of humanity is dehumanisation.” No matter how we have defined this, denying other humans of their basic rights to education, empowerment, healthcare, shelter and a life lived to the fullest is man’s greatest limitation on humanity.
It’s been three weeks of a great learning adventure at the great Wagner College, New York. And here is one of thoughts I have had to reflect on: 'young Africans have to be more assertive about the African story that we share'. When we share our stories, it has the power to do either of two things. One is to make Africa vulnerable, susceptible to pity and in dire need of more aids. The other option is to reveal African’s potentials, diversity and strength
Learning is great; not just because of its ability to expand the mind beyond recovery but also for its ability to shed light on the paths of life. And for a few who are committed to continuous learning, it delivers a deeper craving for something greater than self, a point at which we begin to realise that our lives are too small to be the purpose of living.