indigenous knowledge

 
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
​Integrate science, don’t segregate it
COMMENTColonisation is defined as “the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an...
African farmers should think local
African farmers should think local
On a burning hot day at the Kenyan Coast, Kennedy Mathuku showcases his patch of amaranth green vegetables. Locally known as “mchicha,” this is...
New study offsets toxic findings
New study offsets toxic findings
A hot desert wind blows across the Kgalagadi desert in Namibia, bringing with it sand and the scent of rotting flesh. This arid region, like parts of...
Inside Africa's search for meaning
Inside Africa's search for meaning
In our book Africa-Centred Knowledges: Crossing Fields and Worlds we question how knowledge is made in African contexts, as a way of exploring the...
A new take on the cultural village
A new take on the cultural village
Traditional music shows often come with more than a whiff of formaldehyde. However well-intentioned, the 'cultural village' model -...
Research goes back to our roots
Research goes back to our roots
The Walter Sisulu University (WSU) served up a multidisciplinary feast of academic papers and keynote addresses at its third international research...