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#PostcardsFromAfrica | Address to the National Conference on Culture and Tourism by Prof. Wole Soyinka

April 27, 2016. THE KILLING CULTURE OF THE NEO-NOMADIC by Prof. Wole Soyinka

Prof Soyinka

Culture is closely intertwined with tourism – the former, in fact, often drives the latter. The destination uppermost in the minds of most tourists we know is – Culture. This means that both share friends and – enemies. Of the principal enemies, seeing that we find ourselves within the precincts of governance, I intend to engage your attention in this brief address to just one: Insecurity. That inability of any vacationist to let go completely, relax, submit oneself completely to the offerings of a new environment – the sounds, sights, smells, textures and taste.

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#PostcardsFromAfrica: BREAKING NEWS – President Buhari condemns killer-herdsmen attacks, to meet Enugu governor

I Stand With Enugu

– President Buhari condemns Fulani attacks, orders Nigerian army to go after the herdsmen

– The president will meet the governor of Enugu state to discuss current situation

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the recent upsurge in communal violence by suspected herdsmen, and has ordered the police and the military to “take all necessary action to stop the carnage”.

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