This article discusses the usefulness of African traditional systems of communication and the need for archivists to preserve them for posterity. It offers a review of relevant literature and a wider discussion on African traditional systems of communication noting their importance, taxonomy, gradual distinct and the role of archivists in preserving these systems. The chapter underscores the importance of African traditional systems of communication, the challenges Africans are faced with to sustain them amidst the influence of Western media of communication in contemporary society and the need for archivists to collect and preserve these systems.
Citation: Kargbo J.A. (2022) Diminishing African Traditional Systems of Communication: Perception of a Lis Professional, International Journal of Library and Information Science Studies, Vol.8, No.4, pp.1-13
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