Publisher: I. B. Tauris; Reprint edition (March 15, 2011)
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""Africa is a misplaced cause."" This is a cynical view held largely within the West, in a lot of the world, and even in Africa. many of us within the outdated ecu colonial powers -- and never basically the dwindling band of ""old Africa hands"" who served within the colonies - are in depression, lamenting maladministration, corruption, civil and inter-state wars, poverty, famine, and the possible unstoppable march of AIDS. And all in an excellent continent with plentiful human and typical assets. The different aspect of the coin is that wish is starting to sunrise as Africa's plight is well-known by means of the Africans themselves and its very important strategic, political and fiscal value within the age of globalization is gaining common appreciation. An ""African renaissance"" could appear far-fetched yet there's probably mild on the finish of the tunnel. This is the backdrop opposed to which Andrew Sardanis's attention-grabbing tale is decided. It starts off along with his paintings as a journalist in Cyprus -- at the receiving finish of British colonialism -- and strikes to Northern Rhodesia the place he performed a number one function as a world businessman and within the politics of independence resulting in the recent state of Zambia. He used to be on the middle of Zambia's political and enterprise improvement, and continuously a sympathetic yet serious observer and adviser, either in executive and in enterprise, additionally a detailed yet goal good friend of leaders together with Kenneth Kaunda.