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Oloye, a Colossus Nigerian Leaders Must Emulate, Say Lumumba, Sultan

This Day 29 Nov 2022
Suggesting that true and reliable leadership must have a knowledgeable followership, he said, “Instead, African leaders have now assigned the question of educating their citizens to NGOs financed abroad and other civilisations ... African followership is built from outside ... He said, “When G7, G20, and the UN congregate, there are no African leaders.

Rooting brand creativity in South African culture

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Nov 2022
The brand recognised that the cultural westernisation of Africa has become extremely prevalent and pervasive, so much so that western civilisation has taken precedence over African values and culture, meaning we are losing sight of who we are and forgetting our rich and proud heritage.

Thirteen Years Without History

This Day 28 Nov 2022
VIEW FROM THE GALLERY BY MAHMUD JEGA. Imagine, just imagine, that someone delivered a sharp knock on your head that wiped out thirteen years’ memory from your brain’s hippocampus ... Not that we were not warned ... A ready example of this is Mr ... He taught about West African civilisations “Mende, Loko, Susu and Shabror” straight from the textbook ... Mr ... Dr ... .

The Caribbean and the rebirth of black civilisation

Jamaica Observer 26 Nov 2022
Caribbean thinkers and political activists were some of the prime movers and shakers in the early pan-African ideology that swept across North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the African continent ... Our great pan-African father Marcus Garvey implored people of African ancestry to strive earnestly for the rebirth of black civilisation.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever reclaims the myth of an African utopia

The Conversation 25 Nov 2022
The creation of the Wakandan African identity has been a contentious issue ... Wakanda is an amalgamation of African ethnic groups, with its “indigenous” outfits and symbols ... The average viewer won’t know that the language being spoken is Xhosa , a South African language, or that some of the garments are made with Ghanaian Kente cloth and designs.

Tangara attends UNAOC confab that seeks to curb extremist violence

The Point 25 Nov 2022
Foreign Minister Tangara argued that the adherents of the clash of civilisations theory had a hidden agenda. He also urged African youth to be rooted in their culture in order to be better prepared to open up to the other cultures.

CBAAC Confers Benin Monarch ‘Most Outstanding Traditional Ruler’ Award

This Day 08 Nov 2022
The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC) has conferred the ‘most outstanding traditional ruler on Arts and Culture’ in Nigeria award on the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II ... of African Culture as the reason for the recognition.

SIBF 2022: Did you know these 10 Italian words originally come from Arabic?

Khaleejtimes 04 Nov 2022
‘Buongiorno’, ‘Ciao’, ‘Arrivederci’ – these are some of the words that visitors to the Sharjah International Book Fair will likely overhear over the next few days, with Italy being the guest of honour for the fair’s 41st edition ... ALSO READ. SIBF 2022 ... African poets recite stunning pieces about Islam, civilisation, love and beauty .

SIBF 2022: Children learn how to create stories from scraps of paper, cloth

Khaleejtimes 03 Nov 2022
Using buttons, scraps of paper and pieces of cloth, children at the Sharjah International Book Fair are learning how to create a magical story world inside a box. “In every house, there’s that one drawer in which we put random items ... It’s not unusual,” she said ... UAE ... African poets recite stunning pieces about Islam, civilisation, love and beauty .

Nigeria urges millions who fled Boko Haram to return home

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Oct 2022
... lights and colour-coded roofs, the new Ngarannam looks less like a village in the African bush and more like the forward base of an alien civilisation.

Mansa Musa and the Trail of Lost Gold – a review

B & FT Online 22 Oct 2022
The journey brought great international attention to the West African empire which was a thriving African civilisation in its golden years; a centre of arts, culture, learning and enormous wealth ... In 2018, CNN profiled Chief Moomen for an edition of its African Voices.

The grass isn’t always greener, it’s brown in highveld winters

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Oct 2022
The lawn’s seasonal clock is perhaps most prominent in the South African highveld and its dusty, dry, cold winters ... Keeping a lawn — especially in the middle of a dry winter — can “at best, only ever be a temporary victory”, wrote Jonathan Cane in Civilising Grass. The Art of the Lawn on the South African Highveld.

Black History Month: 12 Black women share what Black joy means to them

Stylist 12 Oct 2022
Written by Leah SinclairbackgroundLayer 1. Add this article to your list of favourites ... How do you find joy in your day-to-day life? ... Black joy. Anne Marie-Imafidon ... “Learning these aspects of my history after years of being made to believe Africans had not been ‘civilised’ before colonialism makes the joy I have always embodied that much richer.”.

Remembering Winnie Madikizela Mandela: A tribute by Julius Malema

Independent online (SA) 29 Sep 2022
Because of her outstanding contribution and distinguished record in struggle, no one needs to travel to some ancient African civilisation or society for evidence that black women can be leaders, militant, fearless, educated, and still raise children all on their own.

The time has come for South Africa to decolonise its heritage

Independent online (SA) 26 Sep 2022
African civilisation has been tremendously distorted and destroyed by western colonialism ... It is time that our education inserted in our curriculum the African Calendar and all the knowledge of African greatness that was created before the western civilisation got to be enforced on African people.

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