Africa is rich in culture and cultural values. This can be expressed in their languages, names, games, religion, modes of dressing, hair styles, ceremonies, festivals, music, masquerades, dances, foods, etc.
Unfortunately, most of these are fading away, dying and some dead. Reawakening these have become a herculean task and a challenge that is not only necessary but inevitable.
Our African culture has mostly been oral: passed on through story telling, folklores and other oral traditions. There are also symbols and signs that pass our cultures and traditions from one generation to another like the clay, kola nuts, palm fronts, Palm wine etc. These are all forms of communication systems and represent different things in different situations. I will enumerate on these in subsequent posts
Suffice it to say that African cultures and cultural values are not only unique but rich in communication. It is a heritage that is worth sustaining for diversity in the world order.
Rotary Fellowship of Palmwine has for six years positioned itself in promoting these through the wide network of Rotary International. We hope to attract like minds in this task. The African way we shall be doing this with lots of fun and fanfare as those are ingredients of African culture.