Africa's well-known developmental political problems remain. … But these problems also exist in political communities in every other part of the world. More important, they do not exhaust the story of politics in Africa. For every horrific political story in Africa, there is another story of courageous and creative political enterprise accomplished under circumstances that those who live and vote in developed democracies could not even begin to imagine.
Africa's Other Story
Ebere Onwudiwe is a professor of political science and executive director of the Center for International Studies at Central State University in Ohio. He is the coeditor of Afro-Optimism, a multidisciplinary volume that explores Africa's postcolonial advances (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, forthcoming).
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Ebere Onwudiwe; Africa's Other Story. Current History 1 May 2002; 101 (655): 225–228. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.655.225
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