Chidi Igwe

Chidi Igwe

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I was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With a Master of Arts in linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD from Dalhousie University, I am currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina. I have taught French language and linguistics in various institutions, including the French Language Centre, Awka and Dalhousie University, Halifax. I am the author of Taking Back Nigeria from 419, published in 2007, and many scholarly articles in reputable academic journals. I am a passionate servant of the people.

Member since Jan 18, 2021

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Canada

Facebook’s rebranding is anything but 'meta'

To be meta about Meta would involve reflecting upon the fact that Facebook is a company that designs technology around people.

Canada

'Squid Game' highlights plight of South Korean workers...

Squid Game alludes to anti-worker violence that has permeated South Korean labour history, and reminds viewers of the need to overcome...

Canada

Canada should look inward to address American protectionism

Amid another flurry of U.S. protectionist measures, Canada should reconsider the value of global trade deals over bilateral agreements....

Canada

How global business could be the unexpected COP26 solution...

The goal of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, or GFANZ, is to bring together the financial sector to accelerate the transition...

Canada

'Schitt's Creek' holiday special: For Jews like Johnny...

The ‘Schitt’s Creek’ holiday special, a fan favourite, showed how the omipresence of Christmas has offered (especially intermarried)...

Canada

Artificial intelligence may not actually be the solution...

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly sophisticated. But we’re still a long way off from AI being able to discern what’s...

Canada

Schools need to step up to address Islamophobia

Tackling Islamophobia as a form of racism even when Muslims aren’t visible is key.

Africa

Four reasons why physically punishing school children doesn't...

Too often, corporal punishment breaks young people and brutalises them.

Africa

How African thinkers of the 1980s fed into today's inequality...

Ghanaian postcolonial intellectuals viewed terms such as development, neo-colonialism, self-reliance, and indigeneity as central to...

Africa

What lies behind Mozambique's failure to find lasting peace...

Study shows that Mozambique 1992 peace agreement was never the success it was claimed to be. The country’s democracy remains weak.

Africa

Why South African political parties must find a balance...

Metros may be a graveyard for political ambition. But if parties or individuals succeed, the rewards are considerable.

Africa

US and Africa: mending fences and building bridges in the...

The recent visit of the US secretary of state to Nigeria, Kenya and Senegal appears driven by the fear of China’s inroads in Africa...

Africa

What stands in the way of a new South Sudan post-conflict...

Trust and confidence-building are vital in divided nations where various and often antagonist constituencies are brought together.

Africa

We found a rare insect at an unspoilt stream in Nigeria...

The presence of a vulnerable species in Ekor Waterfalls, Nigeria, is a signal that the area could support other rare or threatened...

Africa

South African groundwater project shows the power of citizen...

It’s about developing a community of practice: people who can work alongside scientists, taking science out of the laboratory and...

Africa

Top Kenyan scientist shares the joys and challenges of...

Manufacturing is just one part of the vaccine ecosystem. It’s the health system that delivers vaccines and people must be willing...