The purpose of this paper is to appraise the importance of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in preserving African cultural heritage in the information age. It examined the nature of African culture and established that the main commonality among Africans is the oral nature of the culture. It also discussed the nature and importance of ICT in preserving and disseminating African culture especially in this age of information infiltration. The paper suggested ways and means by which information professionals could harness the computing powers of ICT to preserve African cultural heritage for future use.
|Saturday U. Omeluzor, Abayomi Imam, Itunu A. Bamidele|
|2014 • Africa • cultural heritage • culture | preservation • ICTs • oral tradition|
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