Friday, October 08, 2010

Africentric videos for KLA students

Watch and learn! Take notes! Then for Saturday's competition, and then light everyone up (with the illuminating facts).



Click on the photographs to be led to external video links.

If you don't have time to watch everything, watch at least one video from each category.




ECONOMICS

Who are Africa's billionaires?





















Nigerian billionaire
Aliko Dangote, the world's wealthiest African


















Former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Want to help Africa? Do business here





Euvin Naidoo on Investing in Africa





EDUCATION

Ghanaian Educator Fred Swaniker and the African Leadership Academy














The South Africa-based AIMS (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences)




Ghanaian Educator Patrick Awuah: Educating a new generation of African Leaders




CIVILISATIONS

The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu



(Watch parts 2- 6, if you have time: 2 - 6
; double-click on the video file above and search for the title and part # in the video host)


Basil Davidson on the Origin of Egyptian Civilisation



(Watch the parts 1 + 3, if you have time; double-click on the video file above and search for the title and part # in the video host)


Timbuktu Scribes



(Watch part 2 if you have time
; double-click on the video file above and search for the title and part # in the video host)


THE ARTS

Kenyan Artist Wangechi Mutu - This You Call Civilisation







Nigerian Author Chimamanda Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story




Kenyan Animation Studio







Nigerian Sculptor El Anatsui - "Heaven and Earth"

El Anatsui installing "Between Earth and Heaven" or see more Metropolitan Museum Videos





SCIENCE, INVENTION + ENGINEERING



Guyanese historian, linguist and anthropologist Ivan Van Sertima on Africans in Science





Ghanaian-American Entrepreneur and Technologist Nii Simmonds, Co-Founder of Afrobotics



Afrobotics Homepage


African American Lonnie Johnson, Inventor of the Super-Soaker




super soaker inventor




Malawian engineering prodigy William Kamkwamba




Ghanaian Computing Engineer and Brain-Computer Researcher






1 comment:

The Cougar said...

Minister, what is KLA?