A vital part of a vibrant society, culture is expressed in the way we tell our stories, celebrate, remember the past, entertain us and imagine the future. … In addition to its intrinsic value, culture provides valuable social and economic benefits. Thus defined, culture is a determining factor in the development process. A development that African nations dream of and cannot be achieved without the cultural values specific to Africa. The continent is rich in cultural heritage whose influence on world culture is well established. Indeed, the African arts had a strong decisive influence in the aesthetic revolution which, at the beginning of the 20th century, saw the emergence of modern art in Europe and the United States. However, the phenomenon of acculturation leads black Africans to make use of certain foreign cultural elements in their linguistic heritage, a heritage which, in order to retain its value, sorely needs to be safeguarded and protected. There then arises a real problem of loss of identity of black peoples, of an impact of Western culture on African culture; anything that slows down or hinders the development process of the African peoples. The “culture” section of your magazine is devoted to questions related to the affirmation of African culture, a pledge of development.