From intriguing sessions of Stage 2 of the Debate Competition held on 29 August 2020, the Judges have returned the following students/ teams as having qualified for stage 3 of the MIPLG Virtual Debate Competition 2020:
- Ibrahim Khalil and Joseph Fofanah of University of Makeni, Sierra Leone.
- Nana Kweku Bosompem and Abotchie Agbanu of University of Ghana, Ghana.
- Victor Fabarebo and Chiziterem Ogboni of University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
- Ibrahim Rashid and Msika Nicodemus of University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
- Danielle Class- Peters and Mowbray Jones- Nelson of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Ghana.
These teams shall proceed to Stage 3 of the Debate Competition on Saturday, 5 September 2020.
Unlike Stage 2, candidates will be presenting their submissions on the same topic and judges will grade and return assessments of each team’s presentation. The first two teams with the highest total raw scores from the judges qualify for the finals.
Date: Saturday, 5 September 2020.
Time: 1:00 PM (GMT +1). 1:00 PM- Nigeria, 12 Noon- Ghana and Sierra Leone, 3:00 PM Tanzania.
Every team has 10 minutes to present their submissions on the topic.
TOPIC: Traditional African Knowledge and Symbols must be Protected as a Core of Intellectual Property in Africa.