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Much of Africa’s rich history was maliciously destroyed and artifacts were looted during the colonial era.
Culture, as a field, is a dynamic one – full of confrontations and negotiations, Not unexpectedly: Within it, a particular kind of power is at stake, namely “the power to define, to give meaning to things” (Hall 1982). Who gives meaning to things today? It takes only a quick overview of the current horizon of […]
Cultural values guarding the tastes for particular food menu of societies persist regardless of the fact that the natural, social, and economic relevance of many of the food items in the traditional menu is lost a long time ago. One of the key components in the definition of food security is availability of the culturally/traditionally […]
Culture and Commerce 24/7 the world spins on the trade in culture of some kind. You are wearing someone’s culture right now. You went to an Italian restaurant last night? Well that is someone’s culture. You enjoyed some Sushi for Lunch? That is also someone’s culture. You are planning to see X-Men: Days of Futures […]
Sub- Saharan Africa holds the highest level of child marriage globally, having overtaken South Asia. Around four out of every ten girls on this continent is married before the age of 18 , and six of the ten countries with the highest child marriage prevalence are here, on this continent. In these six countries, the […]
Point to point long distance travel is, for the most part, efficient for passengers and profitable for companies. Between the airlines, railways, and highways most places in the world are quickly and readily accessible with respect to the limitation of today’s technology. As time and technology has advanced, travel has only gotten easier and quicker. […]
Everywhere people are on the move. One of the inescapable implications of globalisation is an enormous increase in the interaction between people from different backgrounds, cultures, languages and religions. The management of the resulting cultural, language and religious diversity will be one of this century’s greatest challenges. Throughout the world populations are becoming more cosmopolitan: […]
The 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia has come to a close. If there is still anyone, a black African in particular, who still holds that the black skin is guilty of the state of today’s Africa, a little thinking won’t hurt. A brief analysis of the French team will help get the point. […]
The FIFA World Cup is here again, this time in Russia. The FIFA World Cup epitomises the predicament of African economies vis-à-vis the global system. Most African vendors will not be allowed anywhere closer to the stadiums. FIFA has to protect its sponsors from the ‘illicit’ use of its private sporting event to earn profits, […]