S. N. Agu (PhD)


Before the incursion of other cultures and value system into Africa, Africans had their peculiar cultural values. These cultural values are very sacrosanct to an average African. The beauty of African traditional values rest on the import and influence on the moral mores and precepts that guide our social lives, though in discussing sex and sexuality in relation to the African, the question of what sex and sexuality entails needs a philosophical analysis and appraisal. My concern in this paper is on African conception of sex and sexual values which are based on the natural or divine order: male-female copulation-heterosexuality. Any act of perversion becomes a grievous disruption of the sexual values of African people.

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