Updated: Nov 26
According to a report commissioned by the French president Emmanuel Macron in 2018, an estimated 90-95% of Africa’s heritage is outside of the Continent. What can we do to push for the return of African human remains and cultural artefacts?
Onyekachi Wambu, who – at the time of the interview in October 2022, was the executive director of the African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), talks about the work AFFORD is doing through its 'Return of the Icons' initiative.
This initiative aims to push forward discussion and action around the return of African human remains and cultural artefacts held by UK museums and other institutions. Mr Wambu is current an associate at AFFORD on their special projects at AFFORD. Background
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