Preliminary rounds of debate competition have begun in day three of the 2019 Pan African Universities Debate Championship hosted in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The tournament has begun with 80 teams made up of over 350 students from various universities in 16 African countries with 75 judges.
The first round of the competition begun with the motion; This House regrets the Humanization of Villains in Film and Media [i.e Joker].
The Pan African Universities Debate Championship structure which takes the British Parliamentary (BP) style; made up of 4 teams of 2, with 2 teams supporting the motion, and 2 teams opposing. Debating teams are independent and competing with each other.
The second round of today’s competition is currently underway with the motion; The House believes that charitable organizations [e.g Omaze] should not be allowed to obtain donations in exchange for the offer of potential prizes.