New publication by David Mwambari: Africa's next decolonisation battle should be about knowledge.

(09-09-2019) Local researchers whose voices are silenced in the black market of knowledge production need recognition and safety.

The process of undoing the effects of colonialism has never been easy. However, at least, there has been some sort of progress thanks to the advent of social media platforms, which are enabling Africans to reframe the narratives about them. Yet, the journey towards total decolonisation remains long and treacherous. In the age of information and knowledge, control of the latter is another yardstick for measuring whether one is colonised or decolonised. Sadly, in this regard, the African continent remains colonised. The next battle for Africa's decolonisation should be about the promotion and protection of local knowledge.

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