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Traditionally, sedentary cultivators like the Hausa in Nigeria and the Kikuyu in
Kenya live apart from their nomadic herdsmen neighbours (the Fulani and Masai,
respectively), with the result that over large areas of the continent farmers do not
The institution in 1948 of university colleges at Accra, Ghana, and Ibadan,
Nigeria, gave impetus to poetry, the novel, and drama in the 1950s and '60s. The
most Literary intense activity was in Nigeria, the Igbo proving particu- activity in
with reference to Lagos in akin l. mabogunje, Urbanization in Nigeria (1968).
Problems in rapid urban growth are the subject of josef gugler and william g.
Flanagan, Urbanization and Social Change in West Africa (1978); while design
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