The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO has released a whopping $340,000 to the University of Zambia to develop a Degree Programme that will safeguard Intangible Heritage.
According to Zambian Watchdog, the Intangible Heritage comprises of practices such as Witchcraft, social practices such as expression through music, Knowledge, skills-as well as the instruments, objects, artifacts and rituals, the Zambia National Commission for UNESCO has explained.
According to Dr. Charles Ndakala, the Zambia National Commission for UNESCO Secretary General, despite efforts in safeguarding cultural heritage, there are cases of destruction of priceless culture heritage in certain countries which threatens traditions and customs.
The course, Zambian Higher Education Minister, Luo Nkandu debunked as fake news has been confirmed by UNESCO.
The institution has accepted the first intake comprising of 20 students into the witchcraft programme.