Africa is a continent about which many wildly different stories have been told. It has not always been provided the chance to tell its own stories.
The Origins Centre at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and will take visitors on a journey through hundreds of thousands of years of human history, art and innovation.
Along the way, we are introduced to figures of significance in the history of the country that go beyond the usual list of coup leaders and heads of factions in the Sudan People’s Liberation Army.
Multilingualism is threatened…poetry is one way to tune the instruments of the soul, explore the sensuality of human bodies, and respond to terror and injustice.
Compared to the libraries written on Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, or most anywhere else in East Africa, Burundi has suffered what should be a surprising level of neglect and ignorance.
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