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Discussing indigenous knowledge and indigenous knowledge systems in Africa

Mass M Tapfuma


This brief communication reports on the First Annual International Conference on Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in Africa. The conference was hosted by the Faculty of Communication and Information Science at the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe from 23 to 24 August 2011. The conference was attended by IK scholars and practitioners from Botswana, Malawi, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

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