The fading use of indigenous languages in African households

One of the topics in discussing literature emanating from the African continent is the use of language. Should we use the language of our former colonizers or should we use indigenous languages? This question of language is not only relevant in the field of literature but also relevant in the field of everyday life, for instance in households. Probably ion mono-ethnic families in rural areas there will be one language used, the mother tongue is the same as the father tongue. But what about multi-ethnic families in urban areas? In this interview Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her own household.  

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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