Ngugi sits among giants

A university has the option to confer degrees to people who have not studied at its university. It is a way to show respect to the achievements of people, even outside the academic realm. An hounorary degree is such a way to hounor people. 

Yale University in the United States has conferred a doctorate on the Kenya-born writer Ngugi waThiong’o. Read more about it here.  

Musician Stevie Wonder (centre) poses with the

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