WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO PRESERVE THE AFRICAN CULTURE

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO PRESERVE THE AFRICAN CULTURE Culture and its history are morals, beliefs, and aims. They form a people’s national identity. It is essential to preserve our cultural heritage to maintain our identity as a nation. The value of cultural heritage isn’t in cultural manifestation itself. But in the wealth of experience …

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WHAT ARE THE PRACTICES OF AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION?

ASPECTS OF TRADITIONAL AFRICAN RELIGION The traditional beliefs and rituals of Africans are quite varied and incorporate many different ethnic religions. These traditions, which are typically oral rather than written and handed down through folklore, songs, and festivals, include adoration of the dead, belief in ghosts, worship of multiple higher and lower gods, the practice …

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WHAT IS THE AFRICAN CULTURE?

WHAT IS THE AFRICAN CULTURE? Depending on which country you visit, Africa’s culture is diverse, making it immensely fascinating. There are numerous different populations on the continent that have been influenced by outside forces. There are distinct tribes, dialects, and cultures in every nation. More than thirty established tribes can be found in even small …

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WHAT WAS THE AFRICAN CULTURE LIKE BEFORE EXPLOITATION

THE AFRICAN CULTURE BEFORE THE AGE OF EXPLOITATION Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Like everyone who moves from somewhere else into a foreign environment, the Europeans had opinions about how we lived when they arrived in Africa. Although we had cotton weavers, their loinskins, grass, and thatch homes were a pathetic image of primitiveness to them …

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THE UNTOLD IMPACT OF THE AFRICAN CULTURE ON AMERICAN CULTURE

THE UNTOLD IMPACT OF THE AFRICAN CULTURE ON AMERICAN CULTURE Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram The majority of traditional West African communities, the continent’s largest source of enslaved Africans in the Americas, had bright, expressive cultures that were energetic and alive. By the norms of most of Europe, the spoken languages were unusually vibrant. They were …

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TRIBAL MARKS IN THE AFRICAN CULTURE

TRIBAL MARKS IN THE AFRICAN CULTURE Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Many of my fellow African brothers and sisters now have tattoos of various foreign or European symbols on their skin. Typically, these symbols don’t fit with our cultures, customs, ways of thinking, or past. So I considered discussing scarification, which is considered a “ancient” form …

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WHAT AFRICAN LANGUAGE IS MOST SPOKEN

WHAT AFRICAN LANGUAGE IS MOST SPOKEN Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Once just an obscure island dialect of an African Bantu tongue, Swahili has evolved into Africa’s most internationally recognised language. It is peer to the few languages of the world that boast over 200 million users. Over the two millennia of Swahili’s growth and adaptation, …

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ARE AFRICAN LANGUAGES SIMILAR?

ARE AFRICAN LANGUAGES SIMILAR? Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram Due to its breadth, Africa and its 54 nations are highly diverse; linguists estimate that almost 2,000 native languages, as well as more widely spoken ones like English and French, are spoken throughout Africa. Many Africans are at least multilingual, if not trilingual, as a result of …

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