The history of economic development in Africa as a whole
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- A Letter to the African Patriot
- By Femi Akomolafe, 1994. Pan-African solidarity.
Colonial legacy of partitioning.
- A dialog on race
- A dialog from the African Global Experience forum, 4
January 1995. To what extent is race a factor in
Africa's lack of development?
- The Danger of Failure to Unite as
- By Emmanuel K. Twesigye, OWU, 26 February 1995.
- Africa's economic woes reflect global
- From People's Democracy (newspaper of
the Communist Party of India), 1995. Africa's relative
and absolute lack of economic development.
- Community Media Affirmed as Tool for
- Statement by NGO Participants in Econews
Africa, December 1995.
- Changing African Cities
- A brief introduction to the work of the Coalition for
the Development of Urban Africa, 25 March 1997. Africa has
rapidly become urbanized, and urban life brings the
region's enormous vitality and imagination together
with a wide array of challenges about how to make cities
work and sustainable.
- Booting Up Africa
- Editorial by Thomas L. Friedman, New York
Times, 5 May 1998. Globalization and the
information revolution offer an escalator from poverty
into the global economy. [This point not at all so obvious
outside the U.S.].
- Best and Brightest Head West
- By Thalif Deen, IPS, 10 February 1999. Africa's
- Africa Registers The Fastest growing
Economy. . . , but
- By Lewis Machipisa, IPS, 5 May 1999. Africa remains
deeply entrenched in poverty, although it registered the
fastest growing economy than any other region last year,
according to a new report by the UN Economic Commission
for Africa (ECA).