Tagged as: african heritage

Who Should Write African Fiction?

In her talk on ‘The Danger of the Single Story’, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche indicated that current literature presented only one image of Africa. This Africa was always rural, impoverished, and riddled with AIDS. Novels did not depict the vibrant and diverse Africa that she knew. Growing up in America, Adiche

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The Cultural Purpose of UNESCO

UNESCO is an international organization. It is an acronym (see Glossary) for the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO is concerned with promoting education, science and preserving culture. They are most famous for protecting artworks and monuments. UNESCO has labelled a series of monuments, artworks, cultural events and

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