Igwe Bu Ike
by Emeka Ogboh


“Igwe bu ike: (unity is strength), is one of the sayings which emerged in the experience chapter as hallmarks of Igbo philosophy of collaboration, its literary rendering is ‘there is strength in numbers’, and it stresses the importance of community.”
—Cajetan E. Ebuziem

This audio piece explores the concept of Igwe bu ike by combining historical speeches from the founding of the Organization of African Unity, soundscapes from African cities, music scores, and oral narrations/commentaries in a listening experience.

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Emeka Ogboh

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