The Future of Africa--II

Legum, Colin
October 1955
New Republic;10/17/55, Vol. 133 Issue 16, p13
The article focuses on the political conditions in Africa. With the exception of the Sudan, countries which since the First World War have achieved their independence, or made important steps in that direction, have succeeded only after strenuous political action, often colored by violence. Significant political changes in Africa will come about only after bitter, even violent, struggles; and through the process of the "politics of crisis." The colonial powers must now decide what they want to achieve in the time that still remains to them to play an effective role in Africa.


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