Why We Must Evolve Our Indigenous Greeting Culture

There are values Africans hold on to quite strongly, that people who are considered to be of “Advanced Civilization” rarely concern themselves with. One of which, is the slightly weird nature of our indigenous greeting culture.   Greeting is a traditional African trait. In a stiff cultural environment like the African society where one’s character is constantly being examined, greeting can brighten one’s chances of making a good first impression. To the elderly, greeting plays a role in evaluating one’s level of morals. It also creates the opportunity of discerning…

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