Culture pushers

2012-11-10 11:01

Tradition is a source of power, but Zuma and fellow traditionalists want to impose their views on all black South Africans

In light of what Africa has withstood since European imperialistic expansion and what black cultures survived under apartheid, clearly there is great wisdom and beauty to be found in African traditions, which need to be better understood and preserved.

However, it is no secret that many traditions, in Africa and beyond, can hurt the very people who identify with them. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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