Nigerian university reportedly translates physics, chemistry and maths textbooks into Hausa

Nigerian university reportedly translates physics, chemistry and maths textbooks into Hausa

Bayero University, Kano, has reportedly translated physics, chemistry, and mathematics textbooks into the Hausa language to aid learning.

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A twitter user, with the name Muhd El-Bonga Ibrahim, has hailed the development as very good work, saying it will help those who find it difficult to speak English language, the country’s lingua franca. He also urged that the same thing be done at the primary level.

Professor Liyu Mu’azu, who led the translation team, said that they translated eight textbooks in the field of science and technology.

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Gimba Kakanda, a Nigerian writer, called the move a “welcome development, and a very effective way to domesticate science and technology in our society”.

In other news, a young and vibrant Ghanaian businessman by name Nelson Boateng has launched a business called elplast Ghana Limited which uses plastics as 'concrete' to build roads and houses.

In a short documentary sighted by YEN.com.gh, the founder and CEO of Nelplast spoke about the relevance of his venture, saying it is not in any way meant to kill the cement businesses that exist.

Nelson explains that his only motive is to make sure that the planet stops getting destroyed by the numerous plastic waste that is churned out on a daily basis.

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Meanwhile, a Ghanaian policeman whose name has not been disclosed has been captured in a viral video exhibiting a profound act of kindness to a stranger who was lying half-dead on the street.

It is indicated that the policeman was on duty when he received a call to assist a caller at Community 19 in Spintex. Rushing to the scene together with his team, they found the man lying motionless. It is reported that many of the people who were around thought the man was dead.

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