Renowned artist Esther Mahlangu urges Africans to hold onto their traditions

By Jason Burke Africa correspondent

Pioneering Ndebele artist fears young people are losing a sense of their roots

 

One of Africa’s best-known artists has made an impassioned appeal for governments and communities across the continent to preserve their traditions and culture in the face of globalisation.

 

Esther Mahlangu, 85, said that she was worried young people in Africa were losing a sense of their roots.

23 Nov 2020