The culture of Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of tribes that each have their own unique characteristics. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African Diaspora. African culture is expressed in its arts and crafts, folklore and religion, clothing, cuisine, music and languages.
Africa is divided into a great number of ethnic cultures. The continent's cultural regeneration has also been an integral aspect of post-independence nation-building on the continent, with a recognition of the need to harness the cultural resources of Africa to enrich the process of education, requiring the creation of an enabling environment in a number of ways. In recent times, the call for a much greater emphasis on the cultural dimension in all aspects of development has become increasingly vocal. During the Roman colonization of North Africa,(parts of Algeria, Libya, Egypt and the whole of Tunisia) provinces such as Tripolitania became major producers of food for the republic and the empire, this generated much wealth in these places for their 400 years of occupation. During colonialism in Africa, Europeans possessed attitudes of superiority and a sense of mission. The French were able to accept an African as French if that person gave up their African culture and adopted French ways. Knowledge of the Portuguese language and culture and abandonment of traditional African ways defined one as civilized.Kenyan social commentator Mwiti Mugambi argues that the future of Africa can only be forged from accepting and mending the sociocultural present. For Mugambi, colonial cultural hangovers, pervasive Western cultural inundation, and aid-giving arm-twisting donors are, he argues, here to stay and no amount of looking into Africa's past will make them go away. However, Maulana Karenga states:
“Moreover, it is important for African countries to coordinate and speak with one voice to simplify the relations with China.” ... Monyae said under the auspices of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), the relation between China and African states has grown in political, economic, and socio-cultural terms.
</p>Mali icons Frederic Kanoute and Seydou Keita are of course the players who first attracted genuine African interest and attraction for Sevilla when they starred for the club ... And we really have to promote the African (culture) so that we can build bridges between our continents,u201d Roig recently told a LaLiga global media call.
All these young Africans making a lot of waves. OrangeCultureNigeria and ... He’s a painter who will take a basic shirt and do some Jackson Pollock shit, even with traditional African wear you’re not supposed to “deface” in our culture – he just said fuck it, and I think that’s fire.
Cultural groups grateful for ‘monumental’ Wilson gift, but will still count on support from others ...Foundation is intended to stabilize arts and cultural attractions and spur support from others ... • Consider it a first-of-a-kind local festival that blends the holiday spirit with AfricanAmerican culture.
"Cameroon will continue to make sure that disabled people enjoy equal opportunities, participate in decision-making, and truly benefit from economic, social, political and cultural life," the minister added.
... structural importance of AfricanAmericans in the United States ... He paints detailed scenes of black subjects with blue pigment and in impasto technique with his fingers thereby producing marks on the skin of his subjects inspired by scarification, an African cultural practice.