THE UBUNTU PHILOSOPHY

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram THE UBUNTU PHILOSOPHY – MEANING AND IMPORTANCE Rene Descartes is frequently referred to as the “first modern philosopher,” and his famous phrase “I think, therefore I am” formed the foundation for how we think about ourselves.But what if there’s a non-Western concept of personal identity that rejects this stress on individuality? …

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CUSHITES IN AFRICA- LANGUAGE GROUPS IN AFRICA

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Instagram CUSHITES IN AFRICA – LANGUAGE GROUPS IN AFRICA The Afroasiatic language family includes the Cushitic languages. They are mostly spoken in the Horn of Africa, with minorities speaking Cushitic languages in Egypt and Sudan to the north and Kenya and Tanzania to the south. Oromo, Somali, Beja, Afar, Hadiyya, Kambaata, Saho, …

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NILOTES IN AFRICA

NILOTES IN AFRICA   NILOTES The Nilotic language family is part of the wider Nilo-Saharan phylum, which is found throughout Africa. A Nilotic language is a group of East African languages that, according to the classification of the American scholar J. Greenberg, belong to the Chari-Nile branch of the Nilo-Saharan family of languages. The Nilotic …

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LANGUAGE GROUPS IN AFRICA – BANTU

Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter LANGUAGE GROUPS IN AFRICA – BANTU In Africa there are three language groups. Bantus, Nilotes and Cushites. Several hundred ethnic groups speak Bantu languages and are scattered throughout a broad territory including Central Africa, Southeast Africa, and Southern Africa. Several hundred Bantu languages exist. There are thought to be between 440 …

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