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Month: August 2018

Endangered but Alive: British Council and Eyisi Ebuluo Foundation Celebrate Igbu Ichi

Endangered but Alive: British Council and Eyisi Ebuluo Foundation Celebrate Igbu Ichi

Across Africa, there are different cultural creations rooted in local traditions. Every year, these cultural creations become endangered for different reasons. The decline started with colonialism and continues to be perpetuated even today. While much attention is paid to endangered languages, little attention is paid to these cultural creations also called intangible cultural heritage. The cultural heritage of a people is encoded as values, songs, proverbs, philosophy in such cultural traditions. When such creations go into extinction, a part of…

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5 DAYS TO GO!

5 DAYS TO GO!

It’s the auspicious gathering of the Nigerian Engineering Family! It is said that when great minds gather, great things happen. Oh yes, that’s what it is! In fulfillment of one of its mandates to promote and update practitioners of the engineering profession through Continuing Professional Development, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) inaugurated and held the first ever Engineering Assembly in 1993, with this year’s Assembly as the 27th in the series. This august event is the…

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