School children attend class at Waterstone College in Johannesburg, 2015.
Decolonising South African Schooling: "Looking back, looking forward", National Education Collaboration Trust, 2017. (Timing: 03:36 to 04:28)
New African literature is disrupting what Western presses prize
African literature is the object of immense international interest across both academic and popular registers. Far from the field’s earlier, post-colonial association with marginality, a handful of star “Afropolitan” names are at the forefront of global trade publishing.
Books like Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah” have confounded neat divisions between Western and African literary traditions. The Cameroonian novelist Imbolo Mbue captured a million-dollar contract for
her first book, “Behold the Dreamers”.
“New African literature is disrupting what Western presses prize”, Jeanne-Marie Jackson, The Conversation, 2017.
Model for Nigerian fashion brand Ethnik holding shoe with ancient Yoruba designs.
Nigerian designer fuses culture and fashion in bid to revive textile sector, CGTN Africa, 2016. (Timing: 00:00 to 00:20 and 01:59 to 03:01)
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Les noms propres sont orthographiés avec une lettre majuscule. Ils ne sont généralement pas précédés d’un article sauf lorsqu’ils contiennent un nom commun, sont au pluriel ou pour les noms de fleuves, de mers ou d’océans, entre autres.
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