Senegal opens African civilisations museum



Senegal’s first President Leopold Senghor presented a post-colonial cultural vision of Africa 52 years ago.


Dignitaries pose for a photo at the official opening of African Civilisations museum in Senegal that put at the head of continental efforts to decolonise knowledge. Picture: Supplied

PRETORIA – Senegal has opened its museum of African civilisations that has put it at the head of continental efforts to decolonise knowledge.

It comes as France has announced its intention to return African works of art looted during the colonial era.

Senegal’s first President…

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