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African Culture of Communication in the Global Village: The Experience of Ogba People in Rivers State Nigeria

DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2013.31A020, PP. 122-125

Keywords: Africa, Culture, Ogbaland

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The contemporary world today has evolved into a global village. This civilization owes its existence to fast means of communication systems. Thus the global world is knighted into one political economy. Distances are reached under seconds. Notwithstanding the fast means of communication gadgets in our time, African traditional means of communication has survived the test of time. What then has been the connection of Africa traditional means of communication and politics? The answer to this question, specifically as operative in Ogba land is the main thrust of this paper. The issues in discourse includes communication and the socio-political sphere, the town crier and Ogba socio-political culture using the literature approach.

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