THE WORLD KNOWS WHAT TO MAKE OF AFRICA, BUT AFRICA DOES NOT KNOW WHAT TO MAKE OF THE WORLD

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Akindès Francis

by Francis Akindès

2015-06-20
 

What do Africans think about the changing perceptions of their continent, but particularly about the much-vaunted     growth that is supposed to lead to emergence? Before responding to this question, it must be emphasised that Africa’s relationship with the world is based on a set of historic landmarks and resentments whose origins lie in Europe. The continent of the former colonial powers still gives the impression of making various attempts to steer the course of Africa’s evolution. 

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