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. Today, we play the remainder of a speech by President Robert Mugabe of Ziimbabwe.
- President Robert Mugabe, of Zimbabwe. He is presently the chairman of the Organization of African Unity or OAU.
- 12/15/97 Democracy Now!–“Africa At 40”