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1997-12-15

Africa at 40

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Forty years ago, in 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan African country to win its independence. To mark the beginning of the decolonization process, scholars, activists, international diplomats and heads of state gathered in London this past October for a conference on Africa at 40.

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  • President Robert Mugabe, of Zimbabwe. He is presently the chairman of the Organization of African Unity or OAU.

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