SOCIAL MEDIA; THE PERILS OF A DECEPTIVE VIRTUAL WORLD.


Face-to-face conversations are crucial in creating deep connections and more authentic personal relationships. Part I: Is Social Media Killing Meaningful Real-life Relationships? After the discovery of the internet, the world became "a global village”. You might have heard this cliché several times than you care to count already. What it means is that sharing of... Continue Reading →

Bill and Melinda Gates to Divorce After 27 Years of Marriage.


Billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates. The couple recently took to Twitter to announce their plans to end their 27-year marriage. Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing after a whole 27 years in marriage. Can you believe that? This is a power couple that had it all! What could make a couple that had everything that... Continue Reading →

GICHABA NYANTINO: THE GEOGRAPHY TEACHER WHO WRITES WITH A RARE FLAIR.


In her book titled “Dear Ijeawele Or A feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,” - a book addressed to a friend who had just given birth to a baby-girl named Chizalum – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, writes: “Teach Chizalum to read. Teach her to love books. The best way is by casual example. If she sees you reading, she will understand that reading is valuable. If she were not to go to school, and merely just read books, she would arguably become more than a conventionally educated child. Books will help her understand and question the world, help her express herself, and help her in whatever she wants to become – a chef, a scientist, a singer, all benefit from the skills that reading brings. I do not mean schoolbooks. I mean books that have nothing to do with school; autobiographies, and novels and histories…

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