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Where there's no Vision the People Perish - Reflections on the African Renaissance

By Mbulelo Vizikhungo Mzamane, Hawke Research Institute, Working Papers Series, 2001. The ‘African renaissance’ is one of the latest buzzwords to come out of South Africa, and it now plays an important part in ANC policy. The phrase suggests that Africans are continuing to rise out of slavery, colonialism, segregation and neo-colonialism and into liberation. This paper traces the history of the liberation struggles of people of African descent worldwide. It then examines South African President Thabo Mbeki’s vision for a truly liberated Africa of the future. |+| Full Text Article

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