University of Ghana and Strathmore University, Kenya win the 7th Accra Open Debate Championship

“This House believes that African States should extend dual citizenship to members of the African Diaspora including the right to vote and contest public office, regardless of the ability to satisfactorily trace their roots.” After a heated intellectual display of ideas, Elisha Owusu Akyaw from University of Ghana and Macharia Njuguna from Strathmore University, Kenya …

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THE UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (UDS) DEBATE AND CIVIC EDUCATION SOCIETY

The UDS Debate and Civic Education Society was formed in the year 2013 with Master Emmanuel Kwateng as the first president and Prof. Israel Dzomeku as the first patron of the club. The total membership stood at eight (8) at the time of formation. The society now boast of over sixty(60) active members. The vision …

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MEET THE YOUNG GHANAIAN DEBATERS MAKING THE NATION PROUD

Panic attacks, fear, disappointment, laughter, confidence, happiness. As you go up and down a rollercoaster, you likely seesaw between these very strong emotions. This is exactly what we experienced during our first Worlds Schools Debate Championship. Charity Apreku, Nana Yaa Obeng-Nkansah and Isabel Prempeh (all from Tema International School) and Andrew Kattah and Nyankpani Abdul-Quddus …

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Navigating Debate Spaces with Lucia Arce

In this episode hosted by Esinam Osei Bonsu, Lucia speaks on how to navigate debate spaces as a female ESL speaker drawing from her experiences. She discusses the best ways to deal with analysis and structure as an ESL speaker and finally, she shares her top tips in giving comprehensive whip speeches.    

The Word-Smiths

The Word-Smiths (TWS) is the general name for the the University of Lagos Debating Society (ULDS) which was inaugurated in 2015 as the official debating society of the University of Lagos. It was then solely for undergraduates of the university. Over time, the society grew and there was a need to widen the membership structure …

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