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Post-colonial leaders are holding Africa back

01 August 2021 - 00:00 By Ibbo Mandaza

Both the historical and political factors that have combined over the decades to constrain the transition from the white settler colonial/apartheid dispensation are well known. But they have loomed large and continued to appear intractable only because of the nature of the class that inherits power at independence or with the political end of apartheid - the petty bourgeoisie/black middle class; the leadership of the former liberation movement...

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