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For Ugandan villagers, tradition and tourism help keep the peace with gorillas

“Many indigenous groups in Uganda have traditional beliefs that encourage ape conservation.” For Ugandan villagers, tradition and tourism help keep…

African Twilight: Vanishing Cultures & Ceremonies of the African Continent

“World-renowned photographers Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith arrive in Cape Town this December for the signing and launch of their…

Friday 13 in Africa

The African Press has devoted an article to Friday 13 and its origins. According to the author, Friday 13 is…

South Africa: exploring traditional healing

Located in Cape Town, Gallery One11 is opening today with the solo exhibition of paintings by Zambian artist Restone Maambo…

Nigeria: discussing griots

Vanguard newspaper is discussing the griots, their role in West-African society and preserving wisdom and knowledge of the grandfathers. https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/01/role-griots-survival-people-arts-culture/…

South Africa’s traditional healers and shamans

This article begins with the claim that traditional healers and shamans are the same thing. Some, of course, do believe…

Mozambique: conference on the oral tradition

On 31st October, Maputo hosted the 2nd working session of the Executive Committee of the International Scientific Conference on the…

Family planning is problematic

Family planning is problematic in Nigeria. https://www.economist.com/news/middle-east-and-africa/21721325-faith-and-tradition-favour-high-fertility-education-pulls-other-way You may also be interested in: Nigeria: when tradition is part of the…

Africa’s traditional art

These are some example’s of Africa’s traditional art You may also be interested in: Lukasa memory board and its art…

The constitutionalization of culture in East Africa

by Kristina Bekenova   African countries have diverse ethnicities with different cultures, languages and religions. The importance of protecting and…

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