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How African doctorates and doctoral candidates are changing

People‚Äôs attitudes towards and expectations of doctoral candidates have changed several times in Africa. During the 1960s and 1970s, as many colonial powers left the continent, doctoral graduates were valued as sophisticated scholars. They were hailed as indigenous shapers of their countries\’ democratic break from colonial practices. Their education was seen as being about equity, […] … learn more→