Tag: Africa


The Teaching of Latin in a Multicultural Society: Problems and Possibilities

The phenomenon of bicultural alienation amounting to almost total loss of identity is frequently documented. The problem of multilingualism has different aspects: to be able to join the mainstream of modern African urban life, native African speakers need to acquire at least one, often two, European-based languages. To promulgate an own, African education that would equip the native speaker with the tools to adapt to an ‘Africanized’ technological and media- controlled era would require the adaptation in South Africa alone of about eleven African languages to this era and its specialized vocabulary


Kushite buildings at Kawa

A number of temples, other religious monuments and houses were excavated at Kawa in the 1920s and 1930s by the Oxford Excavation Committee. The current survey and excavation project by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society has been recording many additional buildings of the early Kushite period, some of which are presented in this article.