Ngugi wa Thiong'o Talks on Decolonising the Mind in South Africa

The literature scholar discussed the importance of knowing one's mother tongue, saying knowing the languages of the world but not your own is enslavement. The Kenyan writer was in the country at universities in Cape Town and Johannesburg to contribute to debates around the challenges at institutions of higher learning, following protests by students demanding free, decolonised education.

Ngugi Wa Thiong'o