Renowned artist Esther Mahlangu urges Africans to hold on to their traditions

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 that young people in Africa were losing a sense of their roots.

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Tags: Art, Africa, Painting, World news, Culture, Art and design, Esther Mahlangu


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