Africa tells its own story

11 Mar 2009 - 17:57
A/Professor Shamil Jeppie of the Dept of Historical Studies has been invited by UNESCO to join its scientific committee to determine how best way to use its eight-volume General History of Africa for teaching purposes at schools and universities throughout the continent. He is one of ten Africa-based experts to have received this prestigious honour. The General History was completed in 1999 to provide an Africanist perspective on its history.