n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Izilimu Zomdabu : African Renaissance Critical Perspectives
|Article Title||Izilimu Zomdabu : African Renaissance Critical Perspectives|
|© Publisher:||UZ Foundation|
|Journal||Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||71 - 76|
Christianity, formal education, politics and sophistication have in some way or another contributed to the pollution and diminishing of African languages and African heritage. African people are Christianised, educated and highly sophisticated. Christianization of Africans resulted in the born of new breed of Africans. Most of the Christianised Africans became / are becoming de-Africanised. <br>Formal education also did more harm than good on African languages and African heritage and unfortunately this state of affairs is here to stay. Sophisticated and 'learned' Africans decided to climb the ladder of 'civilised Africans'. 'Civilised Africans' are semi-Europeans. This paper is paving the way for the re-awakening and reviving African heritage.
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