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Africa in the wider world

SDGs: global partnerships Global partnerships are especially important to Africa where the strain on resources and institutions requires more support from developed nations By Andrew Donaldson...

An unhealthy and unhelpful preoccupation

An unhealthy and unhelpful preoccupation

African intellectuals: occident anxiety By Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò A spectre is haunting Africa. It is the spectre of occident anxiety. Okay, I exaggerate: it is not haunting Africa but the imagination...

In the hands of a few

African elites: multiple pathways By Anna Trapido ‘‘History is a graveyard of aristocracies,” the Italian sociologist Vilfredo Pareto famously wrote. In fact, Pareto introduced the word “elite” to...

Closing ranks under pressure

Closing ranks under pressure

Liberation movements: after the war   More than any other continent, Africa boasts an abundance of former national liberation movements serving in government. Understanding the history of these...

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