PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: CULTURALLY CASTRATED: WHY LITERATURE SHOULD NURTURE US BACK TO CULTURAL HEALTH?

Ugandan prolific writer Okot p’Bitek in the preliminary pages of the Song of Lawino echoes the foundation for Curriculum Change. He records In the educational section, break down the walls that surround our schools and universities, and let the people who know our culture teach our people. Let us Africanise our Curriculum in a meaningfulContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: CULTURALLY CASTRATED: WHY LITERATURE SHOULD NURTURE US BACK TO CULTURAL HEALTH?”

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIAN CAPITAL

Addis Ababa is the Capita City of Ethiopia and the Headquarters of the African Union. It is also the home of Emperor Haile Salassie a key figure in the Pan-African Movement on the African continent. It is was the most Secured City for African Freedom Fighters to meet and plan the African Charter to secureContinue reading “PAN-AFRICAN SERIES: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIAN CAPITAL”

CULTURAL EROSION

By John Moono PAN-AFRICAN SERIES Ugandan Author and Pan- Africanist Okot p’Bitek wrote in his Book “Song of Lawino that “In the traditional society the poor orphan boy would have received help from his relatives in raising his dowry. The ‘modernisation’ and the attendant individualism result in a situation where he goes through tribulation yetContinue reading “CULTURAL EROSION”

CHINUA ACHEBE: His view on African Unity

PAN-AFRICAN SERIES Great Nigerian Author, Pan-Africanist and Broadcaster Chinua Achebe said in the book “Things Fall Apart” “It is already too late, said Obierika sadly. Our own men and our son’s have joined the ranks of the stranger. They have joined his religion and they help to uphold his government. If we should try toContinue reading “CHINUA ACHEBE: His view on African Unity”

CULTURAL IMPERIALISM

By Moono John Language is a tool used to transmit culture from generation to generation. Language does contain all the symbols and signs that a particular language needs to transmit its values, knowledge and skills to the lesser experienced generation. This has been a human way of transmitting culture from generation to generation some donkeyContinue reading “CULTURAL IMPERIALISM”

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