NG UGI WA THIONG 'O Matigari as myth and history: an interview Ngagr wa Thiong'o is a Kenyan writer. Born in 1938 in Limuru, Kenya, he was educated at Alliance High School, Kenya, Makerere University, Uganda and Leeds University in Britain.
In June and July 1979 a workshop on Nguni history was held at Rhodes University. Most of the leading researchers in the field were there.
At first glance it would appear that despite women's vital participation in peace-making processes, they are for the most part marginalised or belittled. However; moving away from the idea of women as outsiders and/or victims, we find evidence of their involvement in projects initiated and driven by them and/or in activities in which they work in equal roles alongside men.
This briefing investigates traditional African healing as a meaningful space for African women to not only with and express their spirituality, but also to live the power that is inherent within that spirituality.
More than 300 entries in African Folklore recognize "significant historical and cultural experiences" shared among the wide variety of African cultures, including the diaspora. This encyclopedia offers substantive (averaging about three pages) signed articles, each with references.
Ceramics are an essential part of the Holocene archaeology of eastern Africa and the
development of increasingly complex typologies has rightly played a key role in our
understanding of chronology and social identity. However, this focus on taxonomies
can also be restrictive, as we lose sight of the communities who made and used the
n response to global climate change, loss of biodiversity, and the immense human impact on the carrying capacity of the earth systems, attention has been given to sustainable development worldwide. In this paper, we explore the emerging field of sustainability science within the context of the socio‐cultural milieu of Malawi, a sub‐Saharan African country.
This article describes how farmers of Burkina Faso predict seasonal rainfall and examines how their forecasts relate to those produced by meteorological science. Farmers’ forecasting knowledge encompasses shared and selective repertoires. Most farmers formulate expectations from observation of natural phenomena.