Ngugi wa Thiong'o emphasises importance of home language

Date: Jun 7, 2017

Kenyan Ngugi wa Thiong'o author emphasises importance of home language and reflects on challenges facing the African continent. He was speaking to Bongi Gwala on SAfm's Morning Talk

Africa Month may be over, but the dialogue continues. The Department of Arts and Culture continues with hosting colloquia under the theme, “The Year of OR Tambo: Building a Better Africa and a Better World” to celebrate the legacy of OR Tambo and to promote African Unity. One of the acclaimed speakers is none other than Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o. 

Speaking to Bongi Gwala on Morning Talk Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o emphasized the importance of developing indigenous languages and decolonising the the African continent 

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