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Monday, June 11, 2018

University Of Zambia To Start A Course On Witchcraft

University of Zambia has been given 340,000 Dollars by UNESCO to develop a Degree Programme to safeguard Intangible Heritage with the first intake comprising of 20 students.

Intangible Heritage comprises of practices such as Witchcraft, social practices such as expression through music, Knowledge, skills-as well as the instruments, objects, artifacts and rituals, the Zambia National Commission for UNESCO has explained.

According Dr. Charles Ndakala, the Zambia National Commission for UNESCO Secretary General, despite efforts in safeguarding cultural heritage, there are cases of destruction of priceless culture heritage in certain countries which threatens traditions and customs.

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